Why I Wrote Sipping Saltwater

Steve Hoppe

Steve Hoppe

Another book on idolatry? What’s the point? Hasn’t the topic been exhausted? No way. In this post, Steve Hoppe tells why he decided to add to the library of Christian books covering the topic of idolatry. And the answer might not be what you were expecting… Continue reading

A Fresh Take on Idolatry

Steve Hoppe

Steve Hoppe

Idolatry idolatry idolatry. That’s all your church talks about. While you admit that idolatry is a huge problem in your life, you’re sick of hearing about it. The concept has grown stale and you aren’t changing as a result. Allow Steve Hoppe to provide a different angle on the problem of idolatry while offering hope for a life of freedom now and for eternity. Continue reading

Counseling Teens Hooked on Porn

Steve Hoppe

Steve Hoppe

Although counseling a teen with a porn addiction is a difficult, intimidating, and often thankless task, this does not diminish its importance. How are teens unique clients with respect to the porn epidemic? Which counseling strategies tend to fail and which strategies tend to bear fruit? What role should a parent play in the process? Are you willing to use unorthodox strategies? Are you willing to be vulnerable with a person less than half your age? Are you willing to tackle the challenge of counseling a teen hooked on porn? Continue reading

Yes, I Make House Calls

Steve Hoppe

Steve Hoppe

Yes, I Make House Calls

Although formal biblical counseling typically takes place in offices, churches, and even coffee shops these days, could the old-fashion home visit be making a comeback? What are the advantages and disadvantages of such an approach to counseling? How can it be a remarkable act of love? When might the approach backfire? Are you willing to take a risk and try it? Continue reading