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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holy

Reclaiming the HOLY of Christmas

Merry and HOLY Christmas to you, friends! This article by ACBC-certified counselor Lucy Ann Moll, who counsels the hurting at our Winfield office and by Skype, appeared first here on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission. Who stole the HOLY of Christmas? How can we Christians reclaim it? What changed in…

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temptation

3 Ways to Escape Temptation

You can escape temptation. Knowing this brings hope, doesn’t it? If someone offered you houseboat a few yards above Niagara Falls, would you buy it? Of course not. Would you let your teen attend a Prom with a known drug user? No again. These are obvious risks. You wouldn’t feel tempted to “give in.” Temptation…

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hope

Embrace the Truth of Who God Is

When you embrace the truth of who God truly is, your burdens lift. If you choose to believe God is unjust and unloving, he’ll teach you to trust him through God-ordained trials. Today’s post is by biblical counselor Dr. Donna Hart, PhD, who works from our Arlington Heights, IL office. This article appeared first here…

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