Category: Communication

Moms: When Your Tongue is a Fire

Our words reveal what is in our hearts at the deepest level – in our thoughts, beliefs, and desires. When sin rules in our hearts, it will show outwardly in our behavior and words. Mothering is a rewarding life role, but it can also be exhausting, draining, and difficult at times. In her exhaustion, personal pain, and suffering, a mother might say things to her child that are sinful and damaging.

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Speaking of Blessing

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?

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When Your Counselee is Stuck, Part 2

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.

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Disclaimer:

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.