Who’s the Real Problem in My Marriage? Me!

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Who’s at fault in my marriage? It’s me. Pastor-counselor Bob Kellemen shares insights for marriage from one of his favorite mariage books. It appeared first here on Bob’s website and is used with permission. (Edited for space. -Ed.) What Causes Marriage Fights and Quarrels? My wife, Shirley, and I are watching a Paul David Tripp marriage seminar video series based … Read More

Secret to Godly Counsel

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A secret to great godly counsel begins with discerning whether the gospel guides and directs the counselee’s heart. It comes down to knowing and believing. Some folks know the gospel but don’t live according to their knowledge. They deny it by not living according to it. Check out Romans 1:21-22, 2 Timothy 3:1-5 and 4:3-4, and Luke 6:46. But when a person believes … Read More

RESET: Learning the Grace-Fueled Life

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The book Reset helped a pastor and biblical counselor experience grace after burnout and depression. Paul Tautges reviews Reset and shares his personal story of hurt and hope. Be encouraged. His article appeared first here on his website and is used with permission. RESET: Living a Grace-Paced Life in a Burnout Culture is a compassionate and courageous book. Reading it from … Read More

Will You Accept God’s Love?

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When you accept’s God’s love, you’ll find a welcoming place where you truly belong. Dr. Donna Hart, PhD, shares the role of God’s love in healing and hope. Her article appeared first here on her website and is used with permission. Accepting that we are deeply loved by God is the beginning of being released from our fears and enables … Read More

2 Keys to Knowing God’s Will

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What Christian counselee doesn’t want to know God’s will for his life? Guest writer Jared Hendricks, the Campus Pastor of The Orchard‘s Marengo, IL campus, shares two keys to knowing God’s will for your life, based on Matthew 6. This article appeared first on Unlocking the Bible and is used here with permission. –Ed. Many of us are desperate to … Read More

9 Questions to Help You Steward Your Life

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Is God calling you to steward your life for his glory? Sure, he is! Here are 9 questions to help you find your life purpose and pursue God now. This article (Nine Questions to Help You Steward All of Your Life for God’s Glory by Brad Hambrick) originally appeared on the Biblical Counseling Coalition website and is used with permission. … Read More

Determine the Solution, Change the Heart

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To help a struggling person, determine the solution to their problem and use the Word to transform the heart. The solution to a problem isn’t focused on improving feelings or changing behavior or investigating one’s personal convictions on life. Rather, biblical counseling is about transforming one’s heart. The heart is the bulls-eye. Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you … Read More

Becoming Free Through Christ

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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 world’s perspective that we need … Read More

Reading Scripture to Change Your Life

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Scripture is a life-changing love letter. Counselor Donna Hart, PhD, experiences this personally as she reads the Bible for understanding and transformation. Do you desire life transformation too? Donna’s article appeared first here on her website and is used with permission. A while back, I attended a women’s theology conference where Ruth Haley Barton spoke of our need to pay attention … Read More

Keep Walking by Faith in Christ

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Walking by faith in Christ–this phrase describes the Christian life. In this article by guest writer Paul Tautges, you’ll delve into Colossians 2:6-7 and discover what walking in faith really means. It appeared first here on his webside Counseling One Another and is used with permission. The Christian life is about walking with God, with our Savior the Lord Jesus … Read More