If you realize you have negative characteristics in communication, resolve to work on the heart issues that are fueling them. Spend time in Scripture studying passages like Ephesians 4:29; James 1:19; Psalm 19:14; Proverbs 10:19; Proverbs 18:20 – 21. There are literally hundreds of verses in the Bible that address the various forms of communication and it is certain that you could use work in at least one of them.Read More
The way we speak shows the practical reality of the Lordship of Christ over our hearts. Who is Lord of my speech? Is it myself? Is my speech an expression of my wants, desires, frustrations, and opinions or does it honor Christ and lovingly bless others? Who reigns, filters, and rules over the words of my mouth?Read More
This is definitely not an exhaustive list of mistakes we as counselors might make. It is also true that, despite our best efforts, biblical counseling may not produce change, and there can be many factors involved there. It is always a grief to me when a counselee decides to stop coming, or I have to dismiss her because she is not participating or is not motivated to change. But God forbid that the failure would be on my part.Read More
I am more grieved than ever about the worldliness I see among Christian women. We must repent! We are to draw near to God instead, seeking Him and His holiness and doing the things He wants us to do. We must not befriend the world and its philosophy of life which says that these kinds of behaviors are acceptable.Read More
Halo Data is a valuable tool to utilize when considering progress, for example, in the instance of depression.
“Halo Data…like change for the better in appearance, cheerfulness, hope, growing confidence, enthusiasm… give strong indications of progress.” ~ Dr. Jay Adams
We are not a licensed counseling agency, nor are we psychologically or medically trained therapists. We offer ‘pastoral’ counseling intended to bring life change through heart change.