Leisure and Money

Karl Hood

Leisure and Money

We as biblical counselors are known for being attuned to heart idolatry. We consider obvious and subtle heart idolatries—as we should. However, Scripture explicitly names just two specific non-overt idolatries—covetousness/greed and food/belly (Colossians 3:5; Philippians 3:19)—two forms of idolatry that flourish in the Western world. Today’s blog draws attention to the role money plays in idolatry. Continue reading

The Lies You Believe and the Truth that Sets You Free

Shannon Kay McCoy

Shannon Kay McCoy

Cutting and Self Harm - The Lies You Believe and the Truth that Sets You Free

In our humanness, we seek a variety of vices to escape emotional pain. One of the most hidden vices is cutting and self-harm. Built on a foundation of lies, the scars, pain, and blood are insufficient means of satisfying your soul. Learn from the psalmist in Psalm 42 and put your hope in God. Continue reading

True Biblical Counsel

Jeff Temple

A young man struggles with depression because he can’t resist viewing pornography and other sexual sins. As much as he has tried on his own, he cannot resist and admits he is hooked. His counselor told him to put a … Continue reading

How Do We Overcome Sexual Sin?

Bob Kellemen

Bob Kellemen

Imagine that a counselee, parishioner, or spiritual friend came to you with the following story. “I’m struggling. I’ve been married five times. Now I’m with another man. I feel like I just have to have a man. I’m desperate and … Continue reading