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BibleCounselingFamily/Fatherhood/Motherhood
December 18, 2018

The Spirit’s Work in My Marriage: A Personal Testimony

Today is my anniversary. I have been married to this man for 14 years. We married when I was living in New Mexico as I was trying to finish out a semester of college. He was living in Virginia. Except…
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Counseling
November 13, 2018

The Christian’s Call to Purity

Lately, I’ve been ruminating on certain matters that are, or should be, in my opinion at least, of concern to professing evangelical Christians, but that seem to have gotten lost amidst the current climate of socio-political animus that exists, particularly…
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Counseling
September 11, 2018

Angry At Sin

As I compose this commentary, I am less than 24 hours removed from attending the funeral of a beloved friend and brother in Christ. I will refrain from mentioning his name out of respect for the privacy of his surviving…
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BibleCounselingTheology
March 12, 2018

The Most Dangerous Prayer

Prayer is essential to the Christian life. It is essential to the Christian life because prayer was essential to the life of Jesus (Matthew 6:1-15, 14:23; Luke 5:16, 22:39-41; Hebrews 5:7.) Theologian Andrew Murray, who arguably has written more than…
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Counseling
February 22, 2018

Sexual Abuse, Brain Changes and the Gospel

Years ago, when I worked at a crisis center for children, a five-year-old girl was brought in after being removed from her home due to allegations of sexual abuse at the hands of her caregivers, specifically, her mother’s boyfriend. Within…
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CounselingFamily/Fatherhood/Motherhood
January 15, 2018

When Vows Are Broken

  "Do you promise to love, to cherish, to honor, to obey, forsaking all others, in sickness as well as in health, in adversity as well as in prosperity, for better or for worse, and to cleave only to him/her…
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Counseling
August 19, 2017

PTSD in American Neighborhoods

PTSD from city life is a very real reality. By the time I turned 10, I'd seen 3 dead bodies lying on the streets in front of the apartments I lived in as a child. Two of those I witnessed…
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