Case study:  Julie and Tim have been married for 10 years. In the last year, Tim has been verbally abusive towards her. Just last week, Tim went completely crazy. Julie told him to cut the grass outside and Tim got upset and started yelling at her. As he yelled and became more frustrated, he threw his phone at her. He missed her,… Read More Is Divorce Ever an Option in the Christian Life?
I think its vital to work alongside a physician to help someone cope with their depression. An important distinction to make from the beginning with the doctor, however, is what constitutes as an organic problem versus a non-organic problem. For instance, let’s say Billy (fictional name) is suffering from thyroid deficiency and that’s why he feels depressed. Because this deficiency… Read More Christian Counselors and Medical Professionals: A Symbiotic Relationship
Case Study: Let’s say there is a 45 year old female named Sarah (Fictitious name). She told you she was terribly sad and has a lot of trouble keeping up with life. She came to you seeking biblical counseling. Sarah has several friends who received anti-depressants from their family doctor. The medicine seemed to help, but… Read More Are Anti-Depressants the Answer for Depression?
Case Study: Let’s say your friend, whose name we will call Erik, admits to you his need for help in the area of porn addiction. He discovered it on a trip out of town when some of his friends showed it to him on their phones. Since then, Erik has frequently looked at pornography. The… Read More Slaying the Dragon: How to Counsel Porn Addicts with Grace
Hebrews 13:1-6 Passage 1. Christians are transformed to love others (v.1) Story: During the 17th century, Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England, sentenced a soldier to be shot for his crimes. The execution was to take place at the ringing of the evening curfew bell. However, the bell did not sound. The soldier’s fiancé had… Read More 7 Virtues of the Christian Life
I just finished reading Thabiti Anyabwile’s book The Gospel for Muslims. The author has a first-hand experience of what it’s like interacting with Muslims and sharing Christ’s love to them. This book will help equip the average Christian who wants to share his or her faith, but isn’t sure how. Thabiti gives a concise overview of what… Read More How to Share the Gospel with Muslims
Did you know humans are created in the image and likeness of God? The Bible supports this concept. Read Genesis 1:26-27. “Then God said, ‘Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and… Read More The Infinitely Majestic God