forgiveness

6 Strides Toward Forgiveness

Forgiveness: How do you forgive someone who has who has wronged you? Pastor Colin Smith shares six strides toward forgiveness. The article appeared first here on Unlocking the Bible is reprinted with permission. Imagine standing right next to a hurdle on a race track. You can’t jump a hurdle from a standing start. You have to…

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mess-ups

Mess-Ups: The Best Way to See Yours!

Mess-ups! Would you like to see yours in a new way? A better way? This article by Lucy Ann Moll, a board-certified biblical counselor on staff at Biblical Counseling Center, appeared first here on her website. It is used with permission.  Mess-ups are mistakes. They also are growth opportunities. God can turn your mess-ups into masterpieces when you…

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worry

Worry or Constructive Concern?

Worry or constructive concern — what is the difference? How do you change worry into helpful, constructive concern? Counselor Lucy Ann Moll shares the 2 main differences as well as basics of worry-free living. This article appeared here first on at Lucy’s website. Constructive concern is a positive, action-oriented attitude. It motivates you. It honors…

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free

Becoming Free Through Christ

Becoming free through Christ is a spiritual process of growth in him. Donna Hart, PhD, shares how saying “yes” to Jesus brings freedom. This article appeared first here on Donna’s website and is used with her permission. Does it seem like the world wants to squeeze us all into the same mold? It is the…

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pain-help

Pain: Helping People Persevere

Pain of every kind hurts: physical, emotional, spiritual . Your response to pain can spiral from discouragement to depression. Or, you can let pain teach to persevere and become more like Christ. Hurrying to answer her phone for a Skype appointment, Cheri accidentally slammed her toe into a Little People garage toy and lost her…

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