Your Identity Solves Even Your Most Difficult Problems

In today’s world even Christians struggle with understanding who they are. Matt Pavlik wrote Confident Identity: Christian Strategies to Forget Who You Aren’t and Discover Who You Really Are to provide a clear guide for Christians to grasp the full significance of their identities. A Christian’s identity is God’s greatest gift only when it is … Read More

Who Is Your Source?

Our desire for love can drive us to rationalize just about any behavior. God made us to experience love. So when we don’t experience it, we know something is deeply wrong. Something is deeply wrong — our suffering is genuine. We do need to keep crying out for love, otherwise we will won’t be able … Read More

The Reality of Death

Then the eyes of both were opened, and they knew that they were naked. And they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves loincloths. And they heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of … Read More

How Often Should I Attend Counseling?

Most of my clients ask this question immediately after the first session. Unless a client is in crisis, there is no right or wrong answer. Frequent sessions are necessary to prevent clients from harming themselves or others. If a client is suicidal, I meet with them as often as needed to keep them safe—usually at … Read More

Introducing Marriage from Roots to Fruits

When Failure is Not an Option! Do any of these describe your experience with marriage? Overwhelmed by perpetual unresolved conflict; Drifting away from your partner; Experiencing the pain of betrayal; Confused by the complexity of marriage; Afraid to walk down the aisle. Marriage from Roots to Fruits brings much needed hope to couples who are … Read More