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Defeating Despair

We’ve been cooped up now for several weeks and many of you haven’t had any real significant social contact in all that time. Some of you are not only cooped up, but laid off. Perhaps you have applied for unemployment benefits because your company has essentially shut down. Others of...

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When Life is a Burden

The Burdened Life  Life after Genesis 3 has its fill of conflict, sorrow, pain, suffering, and troubles piled upon troubles. The Bible does not hide this reality. King David expresses a melody of vexation in Psalm 6:6-7:  I am weary with my sighing; Every night I make my bed swim, I dissolve my couch with my tears. My eye has wasted away...

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Counseling the Hard Cases | A Book Review

Childhood sexual abuse. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Postpartum Depression. Anorexia. Bipolar Disorder. Same-sex attraction. These are just a sample of the counseling problems discussed in Counseling the Hard Cases by Stuart Scott and Heath Lambert. This work is a compilation of stories written by a team of biblical counselors who relay...

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