Taking every thought captive moves a counselee toward hope, especially while facing depression. Today’s guest blogger is Joshua Waulk, the Founder and Executive Director of Baylight Counseling, a nonprofit biblical counseling ministry in Clearwater, Florida. “I’m stuck, and I feel like God’s nowhere to be found.” “I can’t get over how they treated me—like I’m something…
As I’ve thought once again about Harvey, and previous storms both in the U.S. and around the world, I was reminded of the storms that hit all our lives, not just physical storms like in Houston, TX, but the spiritual storms — the ones the Bible tells us we can expect (John 16:33; James 1:2-4; 1 Pet. 4:12-19, etc.). Continue reading
People who don’t understand and put on the breastplate of righteousness are susceptible to defeated discouragement, self-confident pride, or careless presumption. All three create serious spiritual and counseling problems. Helping counselees “put on” this piece of armor is the gospel remedy for these problems. Continue reading
During my law enforcement career, my comrades and I were repeatedly instructed to use caution when responding to an emergency call because, as the saying went, you were no good to anyone and a drain on available resources if you were involved in a vehicle crash on the way.
In a similar fashion, biblical counselors, like first responders and other crisis care agents, are susceptible to a phenomenon known as compassion fatigue. Continue reading
Spiritual warfare is an ever-present reality for the child of God. A balanced view of spiritual warfare can help both the counselor and the counselee. This session will examine the truths of spiritual warfare as it applies to the various … Continue reading
So often the past is an enemy stronghold in people's lives, hindering them from service and usefulness in the body as well as straining relationships. This session is designed to explore and apply biblical truths relating to our past that … Continue reading