This weekend I taught part of an online Marriage & Family Counseling course and several student questions revolved around the matter of biblical divorce. What are valid reasons biblically for getting divorced? Two are quite clear: sexual immorality (Matt 19:9) and an unbeliever walking out on a believer (1 Cor 7:13-15). It’s important to note … More Can I Get Divorced Because of Verbal Abuse or Emotional Abandonment?
So often the cause of many of our troubles come because we firmly separate the top and bottom stories of our lives. What do I mean? Both of the houses my wife and I have owned during the course of our marriage were two floors. Each floor served a specific function – in our current … More The Top Story and the Bottom Story
A long while ago the Apostle Paul wrote to a rather troublesome group of believers in Corinth to “examine yourselves to make sure you are in the faith.” Though this verse may not be fixed on the Mount Rushmore of bad interpretation alongside its friends Judge Not Lest You Be Judged and Whenever Two Or … More That Troubling Morbid Introspection
RTS Charlotte’s counseling department has just made Heath Lambert’s address on Transgenderism and Transformational Christianity available in its entirety. I’d encourage you to carve out some time and listen to the clearest teaching you can find on the shared structure of Christian and transgender claims. One point I appreciate most from Lambert’s address is the … More Lambert Lecture on Transgenderism
This past week RTS Charlotte hosted an EQUIP seminar with Dr. Heath Lambert. Dr. Lambert’s address was titled “Transgender Confusion and Transformational Christianity”. He did a masterful job of outlining how both the historic Christian understanding of sexuality and pro-transgender understanding share three common features: an authority, a morality, and a desire to convert others … More What Are People Asking About Transgenderism?
Our counseling will always only be as strong as our understanding of theology. We believe that genuinely helping people means helping them grow in Christlikeness as the Spirit helps them understand and apply the Word of God to their hearts. As such, the details of our doctrine will always find their way into the way … More How Christ’s Impeccability or Peccability Matters to the Drunk
I promise you that the title isn’t meant to be clickbait. Anxiety is a very real thing that we feel as human beings, and the Scriptures are replete with comforts and corrections for us in our worries. Rather what I mean by “nobody struggles with anxiety” is that an individual’s battle against anxiety is never a war … More Nobody Struggles with Anxiety