The Healing Power of Forgiveness

Ernie Baker

Ernie Baker

Humans have a disease that eats away at the soul and relationships. It is a cankerous cancer that leads to shame and brokenness, and as it consumes, it perforates our relationships with God and others. Of course this disease, this cancer, is sin. Is there a soothing medicine that brings healing? Continue reading

Freedom from Regret

Paul Tautges

Paul Tautges

Irreversible decisions are the hardest to live with. You know you’ve done wrong, but it is too late to undo it. Now you must live with the consequences, whatever they may be. But how? Do you beat yourself up forever? Do you live in a state of habitual sullenness? Do you become bitter toward others or God? The pain of regret and the constant nagging of a conscience that knows you have sinned and been foolish have the potential of crippling you forever. Is this how it must be, or is there a better way? Continue reading

The Value of Shattered Expectations (Part 1)

Jeff Forrey

Jeff Forrey

In this post and the next, we will look at an issue that is often central to change in our counselees: shattering their unbiblical assumptions about life and the Lord. As you read, we invite you to consider how Jesus’ ministry should alter old ways of thinking—whether in yourself or your counselees—so that you are open to being further conformed to his image. Continue reading