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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

6 Steps for Everlasting Change

Position yourself for Change While there are no specific steps to take to change, there are specific steps to position yourself for optimal change. 1 – Know the Truth There is a difference between knowing facts and experiencing the facts in a loving relationship with Christ. Knowing the facts does not change you. It is … Read More

You Be The Judge

Are We Supposed to Judge? Wikipedia defines judgment as, “the evaluation of evidence in the making of a decision.” Matthew 7:1 says, “Do not judge, or you too will be judged.” At first glance it would appear we should avoid all judgment. Even looking further in verses 3 – 5 we can see even more … Read More

Avoid Legalism and Improve Your Parenting

3 Ways to Identify Legalism and Improve Your Parenting Legalism is destructive. It is in opposition to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. But it can be subtle and therefore hard to know for sure when you are dealing with it. Let’s look at some ways to identify if you are facing legalism. # 1: There … Read More

Objectivity in Dating Part III

Objectivity in Dating – Part III How do people end up choosing an unhealthy person to date or marry? In my experience as a counselor, it is skipping over the time in a relationship when objectivity is at its highest. The following is continued from Part II. Flaws Flaws are not bad; no one is … Read More