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Rebuilding a Marriage After Betrayal

[embed]https://acbcdigitalresources.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/resources/Audio+Transcript+Files/Rebuilding+a+Marriage+After+Betrayal.mp3[/embed] Notes Our session is on rebuilding a marriage after betrayal. Our focus in terms of a case topic will be adultery, but I want to be able to say that the principles we're going to talk about apply to all sorts of betrayal. We'll try to give a couple of applications...

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Money in the First Years of Marriage

Have you heard? The love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. I believe it. Money is a vital subject for newly married couples to carefully think through together. The Apostle Paul says, “But godliness with contentment is great gain, for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot...

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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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