Discerning the Wiles of The Devil to Trap You

Dear Friends of For The Love of The Family, Rarely do I send out articles by other authors. However, my friend, Dr. Rick Carter, www.okcbaptistchurch.com has written an excellent article called, Discerning the Wiles of the Devil to Trap You. In Biblical Counseling one of the challenges for a Biblical Counselor is to get the

Growing Old Together

Did you read that title?! Yes, Growing Old Together! Over the past few weeks I have been sick. Had pneumonia, asthmatic bronchitis, and a serious sinus infection that just would not quit! On top of that I am a diabetic, so this was no fun at all! I had no more sinuses that could be

How To Support Your Local Church

1 Peter 5:1-10, The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, and also a partaker of the glory that shall be revealed: (2) Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not

Is Psychology and God At Odds?

Here at For The Love Of The Family and Hope Biblical Counseling Center the question of Psychology sometimes comes up. Because you do Biblical Counseling do you use modern psychology methods? The answer to that question is an absolute no. Is Psychology and God At Odds? This article will be controversial to some. I would

Why We Do Biblical Counseling?

Why do you do Biblical counseling? This question has been asked of me a few times recently. So, I thought I would answer the question and it has a lot to do with my own testimony. As a young man who graduated from Bible College and went out into my first ministry I had not

Pastor Please Help Me-The Work Of The Holy Spirit in a Person’s Life

How many times have I heard the statement, “Pastor please help me” and then hear the details of on-going destruction in a person’s life. Proverbs 13:13, Whoso despiseth the word (does not give proper attention to) shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded. Through For The Love of The Family

Listening! Biblical Counseling 101!

I have been meditating on listening recently! Listening!  What a great art!  By the way it is a Biblical art!  What about listening to God?  What about listening to those who give wise counsel?  Proverbs 19:20, Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.   I pray about certain situations