How the Gospel Transforms Our Fears (Part 2)

Jeff Forrey

Jeff Forrey

This is the second part of a three-part series on using 1 Peter to address the fears and worries of people as they contemplate what they hear on the daily news. In Part 1, the first principle for dealing with fear and worry was: We have a “living hope” because of Jesus’ resurrection. Today’s post continues with two more principles, along with suggested applications for “Kelly” and “Said.” Continue reading

How the Gospel Transforms Our Fears (Part 1)

Jeff Forrey

Jeff Forrey

This post is the first of a three-part series on helping people who might struggle with fear and worry that is fueled by what they hear on the daily news. Jeff Forrey offers suggested counsel based on 1 Peter. In this first part, he gives an overview of 1 Peter’s relevance for the topic of fear and then applies the first principle for facing fear to “Bill’s” situation. Continue reading

Weight-Loss, Fear, and Eating Cheeseburgers for the Glory of God

Heath Lambert

Heath Lambert

One day I was at lunch with a friend. On that particular day I ordered a cheeseburger and fries. My friend ordered a salad with no dressing. You read that correctly—there was no dressing on the salad. We each stared at the other’s plate judging one-another for our food choices when my friend broke the silence: “You shouldn’t eat that. Those things are bad for you.” He proceeded to explain that I needed to eat healthier as he choked back his dry lettuce. Continue reading

Counsel for the Anxiety-Ridden (Part 2)

Jeff Forrey

Jeff Forrey

In this post we continue exploring how a biblical counselor might help someone struggling with anxiety, like Amy, whom we met in the last post:

Amy can no longer remember a time when her mind was “at rest.” She really thinks she needs to get a job, because there are rumors that her husband’s construction company might have to lay off workers. Continue reading

Counsel for the Anxiety-Ridden (Part 1)

Jeff Forrey

Jeff Forrey

In this post and the next we will how you might proceed with counseling those who struggle with anxiety. Let me introduce you to “anxious Amy”:

Amy can no longer remember a time when her mind was “at rest.” She really thinks she needs to get a job, because there are rumors that her husband’s construction company might have to lay off workers. Continue reading