authority

Hurt by Someone in Authority?

Authority figures–whether fathers, husbands, church elders, government leaders, or employers–influence women’s lives. How we women respond to them reveals our hearts. This article by counselor Julie Ganschow appeared first here on her website and is used with permission.  When Authority Figures Disappoint Us As Christian women, we function in a world that is watching to see…

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5 Reasons the Resurrection Brings Hope

RESURRECTION: As Easter Sunday approaches, have you wondered about the resurrection of Jesus Christ? How does the resurrection bring you hope? This article by counselor Lucy Ann Moll, a doctoral student in biblical counseling, appeared first at her website and is used with permission. Hope is something God knows all of us needs. Aren’t we…

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Nonstop Talker: When to Interrupt and How

The nonstop talker: You’ve met him or her in informal conversations and while counseling. So should you interrupt then? Is so, how? Guest writer Dr. Robert Jones of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary tackles this awkward dilemma in his article which first appeared here on The Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission. You…

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depression

4 Steps into Depression–and the Way Out!

Let me preface this article by recognizing that some forms of depression have a legitimate physical cause. These must be addressed and controlled through the advancements of medical science. Diabetes, hypothyroid, other glandular problems may be directly connected to the depression a person feels. I will let the medical doctors give help for those medical…

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Online Solution to Your Counseling Ministry 2

ONLINE SOLUTION: What church doesn’t want to save money and gain convenience while starting an effective, caring counseling ministry? In this two-part series by Tim Allchin, BCC’s executive director, you’ll see how Biblical Counseling Center has come alongside a variety of churches, helping them to start and build effective ministries to care for those who hurt.…

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unlovable

Unlovable Family Member? What to Do!

The problem: the UNLOVABLE person in your family! Today’s guest blogger, Julie Ganschow, director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center, gives practical insight on how to love the hard-to-love family member, even a child or parent. You can Julie’s blog here. Plenty of you live with someone who is difficult to love. They may be cranky, obstinate, frustrating,…

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addiction

ADDICTION: Disease or Idolatry?

Addiction — is it a disease or idolatry? What is the best counseling solution? Mark Shaw, executive director of Vision of Hope, addresses these questions in this provocative article, which first appeared here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website. It is used with permission. There is a stark contrast between the underlying messages of the…

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self-care

Self-Care: Change Bad Habits into Good

SELF-CARE: For the best self-care, biblically examine yourself (Matthew 7:1-5) and make godly habits that come from a changed heart. In case you missed them, here are part one and part two in this series. So far, we’ve looked at the role of the heart in true self-care (part 1) and the first three steps in whole health wellness: recognizing…

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