Using Anchors in Battling Anxiety

Anchors help to interrupt a cycle of anxious thoughts and ground people in the present.

When Good Things Become Bad: Sleep

Sleep cannot replace God, but we can sleep when we know and trust this God.

When Good Things Become Bad: Technology

Technology becomes bad when it distracts us from what is most important. 

Common Motives Behind Self-Harm

There are four common motivations that may drive the destructive behavior of self-harm.

Self-Harm and Suicide

Attention to the unique motives behind self-injurious behavior allows for more effective counseling. 

The Danger of Secret Temptations

Temptations that remain secret have more power over you than you may realize.

What is Keeping You From Being Patient?

Before you critique a counselee evaluate your own motives.

On Cultivating an Appetite for Sin

When we don’t repent, sin will lead to more sin and eventually take us to places we never thought we’d go.

Biblical Counseling Must Address Actual Sins

Actual sins must be addressed as part of a holistic plan of counseling against sin.

Original Sin and Counseling

Doctrine matters for counseling, and this doctrine in particular matters for addressing problems.