I can’t believe Christmas is almost here. As we look forward to ushering advent in, and 2020 out, we’re seeing signs of Christmas spring up all over town. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for some peace, joy, and goodwill toward men. This year has felt anything but that. … [Read more...] about Blessed Are The Peacemakers
How often have you prayed “Lord, please take this away”? Your prayers more like pleads, looking to God to provide some relief that you cannot secure for yourself. There are many seasons and circumstances I can think of in my own life where I longed for the Lord to make it better, … [Read more...] about Lord, Please Take This Away
I am old enough to remember the assassination of President Kennedy, the race riots, the Vietnam protests, and the Watergate scandal. Granted I was young, but I definitely picked up on the angst and anger of those around me. I can remember a Canadian friend asking me at that time … [Read more...] about Living in Contentious Times
For many of us as Christians, we want to find a counselor that we believe will encourage us in a God-honoring direction and comfort us with Truth in the midst of our suffering. Research shows that this is actually typical of most people. Many prefer a therapist that shares their … [Read more...] about The Difference Between Biblical Counseling & Christian Counseling
These are strange times. The world as we know it is changing. As we well know, change is uncomfortable. We have to grieve the world we knew, accept the changes, and adapt to the challenges the future will bring. How should we respond? Cultivate compassion for yourself and … [Read more...] about How Should We Respond to Crisis?
How in the world we got here I don’t know, but now what? How do I handle this? What should I do? Which direction is right? These are the words that introduced this blog almost a decade ago. Today, we may be able to point to how we became isolated, lost our … [Read more...] about What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do Revisited