How different would you be if you prayed for the Lord to expose the logs in your own eyes? This article discusses humility.
This article offers a definition of biblical counselling that shows it is not just in the domain of official counsellors. It can be defined as "a fluid event and process of a Spirit-empowered Christ follower providing face-to-face ministry of the Word to others."
This article discusses the heart of the meaning of gratitude.
This article dispels some common myths about forgiveness. These myths include the idea that you cannot forgive until you have worked through your emotions against the offender, forgiving while still angry or upset is hypocritical, and if I forgive, I must forget. The article concludes with a definition of forgiveness.
How can you spot a wolf in sheep's clothing? This article provides three things to be on the lookout for: wolves live for the love of power, they look and talk like sheep but bite like wolves, and are experts at deceit.
This article looks at four things the Bible says about anger: its destructive power, its basic goodness, how it goes wrong, and redeeming anger.
This article presents a biblical anatomy of conflict by considering James 4:1-10. It shows the cause and root of conflict, the hope in the midst of conflict, and the cure from it.
This article provides five biblical reasons why Christians should embrace modesty.
This article provides a simple strategy for praying the Bible. It discusses three Rs: rejoice, repent, request.
This article reveals how envy is a window into the real struggles of our heart.
This article discusses Genesis 4:1-16 from a counselling perspective. It gets to the root of Cain's problem—his heart—and shows how sin progresses from there.
This article unpacks the meaning of Christ's instruction in Luke 14:25-33 that we should "hate" our fathers, mothers, wives, children, brothers and sisters, even our own lives. Our love for Christ must be so great that by comparison, our love for our own families would actually look like hatred.
This article considers three situations where marital counselling is not helpful and can even be harmful: when one of the partners is afraid to speak or be honest, only one person takes responsibility for the breakdown of the relationship, and one spouse does not become an official client.
This article explores and encourages the gift of friendship.
This article considers Psalm 15 and shows how none but Christ himself meets the holy standards required to dwell in God's presence. Yet those in union with Christ can therefore abide with God as well.
This article offers counsel on how much a pastor should share about his depression with others.
With the teaching of Proverbs in mind, this article explains what [[foolishness] entails: a lack of foresight, a general disregard for consequences, and a desire for what I want. It then offers three things to avoid foolishness: learn from the past, make different choices, and pray for a changed heart.
This article, addressed especially to Christian wives, explains how in some instances of marriage problems, trying harder to accommodate the husband becomes destructive to her, the husband, and the marriage. The article offers a better way in such circumstances.