“In Cases Such as These”: Wayne Grudem’s Third Reason Divorce is Justified According to 1 Corinthians 7:15

(I wrote this article in 2019 on Medium) The topic of divorce is always a hot button issue in the church. In general, Christians know that God hates divorce. This comes from Malachi 2:16 and is the “go-to” Scripture reference when pastors are dealing with a married couple in their congregation struggling through marriage, orContinue reading ““In Cases Such as These”: Wayne Grudem’s Third Reason Divorce is Justified According to 1 Corinthians 7:15”

Male and Female Differences: Part 1 – Debunking the “Men are Visual” Lie

The Problem: The belief that God made men visual is a myth that has been directed at congregations for years. Churches and ministries alike have been troubled with the vast number of men addicted to porn and didn’t know how to explain it. Blaming immodest women has been the catch-all explanation for why “good” menContinue reading “Male and Female Differences: Part 1 – Debunking the “Men are Visual” Lie”

Twice A Year Bible Reading Plan

For 17 years my husband has been consistently and faithfully reading his Bible daily, without a reading plan. Our local pastor recently shared that he reads the Bible 3 times a year. WOW! I have tried several plans but was never truly satisfied with them. I have enjoyed the chronological plan a few times butContinue reading “Twice A Year Bible Reading Plan”

For Counselors: Biblical Change and Insight

What is the nature of Biblical change and how do we help those we counsel gain insight? As Christians who counsel, we need to understand the distinction between Biblical change and insight. Christians who seek counseling will have some degree of insight into their lives, enough to know that something is amiss, either in theirContinue reading “For Counselors: Biblical Change and Insight”

Counseling: What is Our Foundation for Faith and Practice

– Our foundation and practice for counseling is our faith in Christ and Scripture. If our counseling practice rests on our foundation, what is the end goal for those we counsel? How are we practicing out our foundation in our counseling? How does our foundation show up in the language of how we counsel? TheseContinue reading “Counseling: What is Our Foundation for Faith and Practice”

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