Tagged with communication

Do You Have a “Child-Centered” Home?

Yesterday I posted a couple of quotes on parenting that I picked up in some Biblical Counseling training I have recently received. Today, to continue that theme, I would like to share some aspects of a “Child-Centered” home. These were received in my notes from Faith Ministries. They are not original with me. How do … Continue reading

Right Idea – Wrong Words

Yesterday I blogged a post entitled, “Top Ten Mistakes Made by Suffering Pastors“. This post kind of dovetails with that one. Regardless of position in church, when one individual desires to comfort another, often they communicate something correct using the “wrong” words. Let me give you my top five: Right Idea, Wrong Words: “God’s Sovereign” … Continue reading

Tips for the Holidays: Family Communication

Family gatherings.  You either love them or loathe them.  Catching up with relatives on the past year causes us to focus inwardly more than usual.  And frankly, we all have those family members that delight in making themselves the center of attention…perhaps we are that relative?  You can identify this person because they always have … Continue reading

The Reformed Pastor, part IV – Richard Baxter

The project started by Garry (the Hippopotamus) and I to blog through Richard Baxter‘s the Reformed Pastor has stretched out longer than anticipated, and perhaps desired.  I have been largely to blame for this, as my blogging took a brief hiatus over the past month.  However, we are now back on track and determined to … Continue reading

God’s Healing for Life’s Losses by Dr. Bob Kellemen-review

Title: God’s Healing for Life’s Losses: How to Find Hope When You’re Hurting Author: Dr. Bob Kellemen Pages: 100; Hardcover Recommended “Jesus promises that life will be filled with losses” – that’s how Dr. Kellemen begins his latest work, God’s Healing for Life’s Losses.  Exuding hope, this book becomes a wonderful resource that compassionately directs … Continue reading

Change Your Wife by Faith: Spend Time with Her

This is a short series of posts commenting on the booklet: Change Your Wife by Faith written by James MacDonald of Harvest Bible Chapel & Walk in the Word ministries.  It is an examination of 1 Peter 3:7, written to husbands: Likewise, you husbands, dwell with them with understanding, giving honor to the wife as … Continue reading