Association of Biblical Counselors

  • Abused Wives: Called to Suffer?

    Does scripture encourage a spouse to patiently and quietly endure harsh and abusive treatment within her or his marriage?
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    July 17,2014
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  • Relationships: An Investment Mentality

    Everyone does it. We live to possess and experience the things on which we’ve set our hearts. We’re always living for some kind of treasure. And every treasure you set your heart on and actively seek will give you some kind of return.
    Association of Biblical Counselors
    July 10,2014
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  • The Gospel Cure

    If Scripture teaches that we have both a brain and a mind (or inner man), then categorizing depression solely as a dysfunction of the brain and turning to medicine first will unavoidably impede the important heart-work that God-ordained suffering is meant to produce.
    Association of Biblical Counselors
    July 3,2014
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  • Abuse and the Fear of Man

    I wonder how different the evening might have turned out for both the two convicted young men as well as the victim if just one of their friends would have had the courage to speak up and say, “Stop?”
    Association of Biblical Counselors
    June 26,2014
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  • Relationships: Can You Relate?

    Have you ever wondered if the people around you deal with the things you do in your relationships?
    Association of Biblical Counselors
    June 19,2014
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  • Sight for Spiritually Blind Eyes

    We are, without effort, naturally oblivious to ultimate spiritual reality, that is, to the glorious nature of the person of God and His marvelous works. Furthermore, we are oblivious to the very presence of this blindness in moments in which it is most profound.
    Association of Biblical Counselors
    June 12,2014
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  • 5 Ways to Stop Discouragement from Getting the Best of You

    Discouragement and disappointment are normal emotions we all experience even as Christians, but it’s important to know how to make sure those debilitating emotions don’t get the best of us.
    Association of Biblical Counselors
    June 5,2014
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  • Escaping Depression’s Pull

    The maximum weight of a Boeing 747 is approximately 900,000 pounds, yet “thrust and lift” can take it above the very clouds that had shrouded the sun.
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    May 29,2014
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  • Overcoming Sinful Anger through Surrender

    As God’s children, we can all make this journey of change together. Here are some things I have learned over the years in my fight against sinful anger. Understanding and applying these truths to your own life will help you overcome sinful anger and see sustained fruit.
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    May 22,2014
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  • Ten Simple (But Critical) Questions to Consider in Marriage Counseling

    These 10 questions from the Bible will help get to the heart of a marriage.
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    May 15,2014
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  • Relationships: Something Bigger

    We were surprised. We simply didn't see it coming. We thought things were going well. We thought we'd built a good relationship.
    Association of Biblical Counselors
    May 8,2014
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  • Lessons Learned as a Biblical Counselor

    My faith in God as a loving Father and ruling King has been multiplied one hundred times over as I have had the privilege of seeing Him rescue, restore, and redeem His children from some of the most catastrophic circumstances you could ever imagine.
    Association of Biblical Counselors
    May 1,2014
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  • Does Love Cover a Multitude of Sins?

    Serious and repetitive sin is lethal to any relationship. We would not be loving the destructive person if we kept quiet and colluded with his self-deception or enabled his sin to flourish without any attempt to speak truth into his life.
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    April 24,2014
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  • Relationships: Mercy in the Mess

    Now you just have to ask why God would choose to subject us to such difficulty and disappointment. Is there meaning in the mess? Is there mercy in the mess? Maybe right now you’re facing things in one of your relationships you never imagined you’d face.
    Association of Biblical Counselors
    April 17,2014
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  • Depression and the Ministry

    Pastor Bill and his wife Lisa had a growing church and a good marriage, but something was wrong. For over six months Bill felt tired much of the time.
    Association of Biblical Counselors
    April 10,2014
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  • Envy Is a Window

    This side of heaven all of us do it and most of the time we do it without knowing that we are. It is such a natural thing for sinners to do. Perhaps every day, someplace, at some moment we want what someone else has.
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    April 3,2014
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  • Am I Boundary-Driven or Love-Driven?

    We want to make sure we understand God’s design for our relationships rather than allow a popularized word or concept to define our interactions with others.
    Association of Biblical Counselors
    March 27,2014
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  • Relationships: Gaining Ground

    All of your relationships are with flawed people in a flawed world. And don't forget, you're one of those flawed people as well! So how can you gain ground? How can your relationships become better than they are right now? Let me suggest four ways...
    Association of Biblical Counselors
    March 20,2014
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  • Christian Counseling and Apologetics

    There's much at stake in the counseling relationship then. If handled correctly, a person may "come to their senses and escape the snare of the enemy." If done poorly, they will remain in their sins, thinking themselves to be wiser than God.
    Association of Biblical Counselors
    March 13,2014
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  • Cancer Patient

    Cancer patients need one additional perspective, which a biblical counselor is well-suited to provide. This perspective is God’s perspective.
    Association of Biblical Counselors
    March 6,2014
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