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Intervening in Crisis Marriages

During this global pandemic, one of the obvious results has been an increase in divorce. Relationships that were already weak are having a hard time sustaining the extra pressure. What can a church do when it becomes obvious a marriage is in crisis? Over the last few years, I have faced...

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Counseling Couples Preparing for Marriage

[embed]https://acbcdigitalresources.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/resources/Audio+Transcript+Files/Preparing+for+Marriage.mp3[/embed]   There are lot of different ways churches are handling pre-marriage counseling today. Some churches do nothing. Some churches have a class that couples take, some give couples the assignment of going and talking to a few older couples who have been-there-done-that and offer a few words of counsel, and then...

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TIL 248: The Church and Polyamory

Featuring The biblical portrait of the gospel Biblical expression of sexuality The counsel we give must be rooted in the design of Scripture Notes Polyamory: Pastors' Next Sexual Frontier (Christianity Today article) God's Design for Man and Woman: A Biblical-Theological Survey Biblical Principles of Sex (Ministry Monographs for Modern Times) Transforming Homosexuality: What the Bible...

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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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13 Resources for Valentine’s Day

We want to offer a few resources to you as Valentine’s Day approaches. These resources cover a range of issues that relate to singles considering romance, dating couples pursuing God's will, and married couples seeking to improve their relationship.   Free Conference Audios for Valentine’s Day (Available only through Feb. 15th) Pre-Marriage Counseling...

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