In this episode, Hershael York talks about preaching the gospel while counseling non-christians that are preparing for marriage.
If we describe our anger merely as sin, we will not gain the insight necessary for overcoming it.
While you can’t solve all the problems a suicidal person faces, you can pleadingly and prayerfully point him to the One who can, and you can commit to walking with him through his struggles.
A pastor’s job is not to dismiss personal experience, but rather to help people see it differently—specifically, to see it according to who God is and the chief purpose of his design for human life.
Wherever you find fearful people in Scripture you repeatedly find God’s response, “Do not fear!” or “Don’t be afraid!”
Biblical counseling is part of Christ’s marching orders for every local church.
When you’re living in a broken world, sometimes believing and wanting the right things means you’ll be disappointed.
Perfectionism is the tendency to expect flawless performance from self and others, resulting in frustration at any sign of failure.
Everyone is called to personal ministry of the Word. An essential element of every calling is to know people and to help them process their lives before the Lord.
When to end counseling is always a judgment call. Here’s how to make it.
Our hearts determine how we respond to change because the heart is mission control center for human functioning.
Annoyance is not an attribute someone can possess; it’s a response we have.
Disappointment is a gauge of how a person perceives his life—what he believes about it and wants from it.
Christians need to recognize that this world is broken, but God is going to redeem it all.
As we rise with him, even our personalities are redeemed and regenerated and renewed and reformatted.
The profile of a good listener is the opposite of the proverbial fool: patient, energetic, focused.