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Category Archives: Women/Wives

No Grey Area in 50 Shades of Grey

We are about to see a new wave of counseling cases because of 50 Shades of Grey, and here’s why: Christian women are reading this tripe at the same rate as the general population. A Barna survey shows that 9% of American adults have read 50 Shades, and the statistic is exactly the same for professing Christians. Shocked? Screenings for the movie sold out fastest in Bible Belt cities, too. This is not a demographic—these are our sisters in Christ. There is something desperately wrong when a Christ-follower chooses to put this kind of material in her mind. Let’s consider three specific “heart issues” involved with choosing to read or watch 50 Shades. Continue reading

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Why “Stop It” Doesn’t Work

You’re reading Part Six of a multi-part Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Biblical Counseling and Women’s Issues. Men—you’d be wise to read these too—to learn more about a biblical understanding of women and about biblical women’s ministry. Today’s post is from Julie Ganschow entitled Why “Stop It” Doesn’t Work. Continue reading

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Motivated by Love

You’re reading Part Five of a multi-part Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Biblical Counseling and Women’s Issues. Men—you’d be wise to read these too—to learn more about a biblical understanding of women and about biblical women’s ministry. Today’s post is from Shannon Kay McCoy entitled Motivated by Love. Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Love, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sexual Abuse, Women/Wives | Tags: , ,

3 Principles to Consider During Marital Conflict

You’re reading Part Four of a multi-part Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Biblical Counseling and Women’s Issues. Men—you’d be wise to read these too—to learn more about a biblical understanding of women and about biblical women’s ministry. Today’s post is from Eliza Jane Huie on 3 Principles to Consider During Marital Conflict. Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Christian Living, Conflict, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Women/Wives | Tags: , , ,

Biblical Mentoring for Women: Our Titus 2 Calling

You’re reading Part Three of a multi-part Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Biblical Counseling and Women’s Issues. Men—you’d be wise to read these too—to learn more about a biblical understanding of women and about biblical women’s ministry. Today’s post is from Ellen Castillo on Biblical Mentoring for Women. Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Christian Living, Equipping, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Women/Wives | Tags: , ,

I’ll Probably Be a Widow

You’re reading Part One of a multi-part Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Biblical Counseling and Women’s Issues. Men—you’d be wise to read these too—to learn more about a biblical understanding of women and about biblical women’s ministry. Today’s post is from Dr. Amy Baker on I’ll Probably Be a Widow. Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Death/Dying, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Women/Wives | Tags: , ,

Confessions of an Attention Seeker

After listening to her over several sessions I conclude (and Ruth agrees) that where there is no drama, she creates drama. When there is no crisis, she manufactures one. Whether for good reasons or bad reasons, Ruth has to be the center of attention. Continue reading

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Marriage Is Death

I love my spouse; I’m just not ‘in-love’ with him/her anymore.” This is a statement I have heard pronounced in the counseling room many times by couples. Both women and men have said it. It is usually said in the context of a marriage counseling session scheduled because the couple has reached a crisis state, and in many cases, the one saying it is also declaring their desire to leave the relationship. Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Christian Living, Conflict, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Women/Wives | Tags: ,

BCC Weekend Resource: Counseling As If a Life Depended on It (Anorexia)

In this resource, Martha Peace addresses the issue of Counseling As If a Life Depended on It. This lecture explains the physical issues of anorexia and the biblical antidote. It includes biblical principles, helping your counselee renew her mind, and, by God’s grace, to overcome her sinfully entrenched mindset about her weight. Continue reading

Topics: Eating Disorders, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Women/Wives | Tags: , , ,

BCC Weekend Resource: Counseling Sexually Abused Women and Children

In this resource, Caroline Newheiser addresses the issue of Counseling Sexually Abused Women and Children. Sexual abuse is more and more prevalent in our society. Vulnerable children become women who have lived with a secret for years. Continue reading

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