Value and Importance – Who Makes the Call?

While in the shower this morning, even though my showers aren’t too lengthy, my “shower meditation” left me with what I believe to be important truths. Since I enjoy most…

Oh Yes… Christians Can Be Lost!

  Undoubtedly many initially coming to this article will do so for the purpose of checking to see if this is something heretical when considered from the teaching of Scripture….

God’s Message to My Wife About Me

  As my wife and I conduct our biblical counseling ministry, the way we do it is: 1) She counsels women, 2) I counsel men, and 3) As much as…

The Duggar Disaster: Old News or Timely and Timeless Truth?

Unless you’ve been visiting away from home (on another planet) for an extended period of time you’ve likely heard and read much more than you care to or are comfortable…

Becoming Your Pastor’s (Vocational Ministry) Partner

There could have been other titles given to this post such as “Be Careful (as a pastor) What You Say and to Whom” because that’s a large part of where…

Distractions: Allowing Your Past to Define You
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One of the most damaging events in a Christian’s past is that of having been divorced from a previous spouse. If you’ve read my other blog posts you realize I’m…

The “Evidence for Origins” Debate: Scientific or Spiritual?

A recent Facebook article I re-posted generated abundant replies, on both sides of an almost always controversial debate; the one about the “evidence for origins”. It’s a subject I became…

The Cost of and Compensation for (Biblical) Counseling

As mentioned in Judy’s and my bio., we’ve had the privilege of being trained and certified as biblical counselors by the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. The certification process was…

Divorce Compared to and Contrasted With Death

Obviously these are both serious and sensitive topics to consider and, both from a ministry perspective and personal experience, those I believe I’m qualified to address. I’m writing this on…