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Our Inconsistent Worldviews

None of us, regardless of our perspective, is consistent with our worldview. Our beliefs may be somewhat consistent, but our behaviors are not. For example, why is it that Christians (of which I am one), don’t live up to the ideals of Jesus? Aren’t we supposed to be his followers? Aren’t our lives supposed to be a reflection of his?…

How to Counsel Wisely

Good counselors provide sound wisdom to those under their care. Where do counselors obtain this wisdom? Of course, ultimately, all true wisdom comes from above (James 3:17). However, God uses counselors as administrators of his grace; hence, the question then becomes, “What means does God use in giving soul care workers this wisdom?” I think, at least for me, any…

Preparing for Difficult Counselees

Counselors are human. This means that they are image-bearing embodied souls who continually worship before the face of a Holy God. In addition, as humans, counselors struggle with sin just like those they counsel. One prominent area of counselor sin stems from the counter-transference issues that occur when counselors must work, on a long-term basis, with individuals whom they do…

What this blog is about…

I suppose that there is no ONE correct way to start a blog. Perhaps a good place to start is by simply sharing what led me to see a need for a forum such as this one. Over the years, I have been blessed with the opportunity to get to know many of the leading individuals in the different “camps”…