How many Counselors does it take to change a lightbulb?

How many Counselors does it take to change a lightbulb?

Answer:  This is an old joke that reflects some truth in any counseling situation. The answer is: only one, as long as the light bulb wants to be changed. Sadly, we see over and over again individuals that come in distraught with little hope. They are at the point of...
Identity Realized

Identity Realized

A client relates the testimony of his Exchanged Life. “But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—  and raised us up with him...
Authentic Manhood

Authentic Manhood

Study what the Bible says about Authentic Manhood, in this 9-part video series from Grace Church, that includes notes as you follow along.    ...
Is Your Mask Getting In The Way?

Is Your Mask Getting In The Way?

I recently had an opportunity to watch two nurses carry on a conversation. Both were wearing their COVID-19 face mask and both were seemingly struggling trying to communicate. As they parted I started a conversation with the one that was left behind, asking her if she...
Are You Enough?

Are You Enough?

I’m not enough! This is one of the most common statements I hear at Abundant Grace. It’s also one I’ve said about myself….not pretty enough, not thin enough, not smart enough, not friendly enough. Perhaps this is a thought Eve had in the garden. After all, the enemy...
How Did Jesus Counsel?

How Did Jesus Counsel?

Years ago, I was deeply involved in studying the methodology of Jesus’ teaching, not the message but the methodology.  In my desire to minister I sought to learn from the Master. I wanted to be one of those disciples that followed Him around. His counsel was...
Attend an Exchanged Life Conference

Attend an Exchanged Life Conference

August 7, 8 in Pigeon Forge, TN  Grace Fellowship’s Exchanged Life Conference provides an overview of the Christ-centered counseling message. Since 1970, many have experienced God’s deliverance from chronic problems such as addiction, depression, anxiety,...
Backwards brain bicycle

Backwards brain bicycle

Don’t try this at home  Here is an experience that is safer to watch rather than to participate in. Imagine yourself trying to retrain your mind. Take a few minutes and put yourself in this situation. Does it take effort on your part? Does it come naturally to you?...
The Name of the Game is Rejection

The Name of the Game is Rejection

Do you really want to Pass it on?    Part I Part of good counseling is surrounding an individual with truthful reinforcement. Often times I become concerned for individuals as they leave the counseling office. I sense they have just received enlightenment of...

The Disciple Jesus Loved

~ by John Graham John 20:3-9 So Peter went out with the other disciple, and they were going toward the tomb. Both of them were running together, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first. And stooping to look in, he saw the linen cloths lying...

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