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Peer Counseling and the 5 Love Languages (5 of 6)

If you’ve visited any of the mini-series on leadership in tools4trenches, you may remember that I define godly leadership simply as influencing others to follow us in a good direction.  Most of a leader’s focus is for the future actions … Continue reading

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Peer Counseling and the 5 Love Languages (4 of 6)

If you’ve visited any of the mini-series on leadership in tools4trenches, you may remember that I define godly leadership simply as influencing others to follow us in a good direction.  Most of a leader’s focus is for the future actions … Continue reading

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Peer Counseling and the 5 Love Languages (3 of 6)

If you’ve visited any of the mini-series on leadership in tools4trenches, you may remember that I define godly leadership simply as influencing others to follow us in a good direction.  Most of a leader’s focus is for the future actions … Continue reading

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Peer Counseling and the 5 Love Languages (2 of 6)

If you’ve visited any of the mini-series on leadership in tools4trenches, you may remember that I define godly leadership simply as influencing others to follow us in a good direction.  Most of a leader’s focus is for the future actions … Continue reading

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Peer Counseling and the 5 Love Languages (1 of 6)

If you’ve visited any of the mini-series on leadership in tools4trenches, you may remember that I define godly leadership simply as influencing others to follow us in a good direction.  Most of a leader’s focus is for the future actions … Continue reading

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Peer Counseling: Assessing Concerns

If you’ve visited any of the mini-series on leadership in tools4trenches, you may remember that I define godly leadership simply as influencing others to follow us in a good direction.  Most of a leader’s focus is for the future actions … Continue reading

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Peer Counseling: Discerning your Family Values

Has the Lord put someone in your path who seems to feel stuck or is clearly wayward from a good path?  They need godly counsel to help them get “unstuck” or back on track.  And, while the contents of godly … Continue reading

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Peer Counseling: Discerning the Significance of Group Values

Every individual who needs counsel is also a part of many groups.  They’re a member of their family now, their family of origin, the Army family (or other cultural families), someone’s friend, neighbor, student, etc.  They’re a member of a … Continue reading

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Peer Counseling: Discerning 3 Constants as a Counselor

“What is the hurting person’s root desire or concern?  What is their current goal related to that concern?  And do they feel safe with me right now?”  Those are three constants that every parent, supervisor, friend, coach, etc. needs to … Continue reading

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Peer Counseling: Posture and Assessing or Conveying Value/Interest

“How are they really doing, and do they want help?”  Whether we’re a parent, coach, supervisor, or anyone else in a position to take care of others, our first task is to assess their level of stress.  One of the … Continue reading

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Because we’re called to counsel: 4 levels of peer counseling

Jesus calls all of His people to be leaders, equipping and encouraging others to follow Him.  He also calls all of His people to counsel others, helping the stuck or wayward to get back on track.  This week’s video on … Continue reading

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“Draining the Swamp”

The following is one in a series of weekly non-religious articles on current events.  The articles do not support or criticize the events or positions.  Rather, my intent is to strengthen readers as leaders (parents, supervisors, coaches, mentors, etc.) in … Continue reading

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4 Areas of Counseling in Christ

If you’ve not yet read the article, “4 Areas of Leadership in Christ“, it might be helpful to start there, because godly counseling supports godly leadership.  How?  Leadership in Christ helps others continue following Him.  Counseling helps those who are … Continue reading

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Because this life is a journey

Wholeness:  your body, soul, and relationships being more and more in sync through your joy in Jesus.  That is my prayer for you through the several helps on this website.  Sounds like a big goal, right? Maybe you’ve heard the … Continue reading

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Christian Music Videos on “Flexibility” (physical pictures of the Gospel)

The Lord calls His people to be “flexible”, turning from selfishness to follow Him, not stiff-necked or hard-hearted. As part of Music Mondays, the following Christian music videos and related Scriptures are provided to build up the Body of Christ … Continue reading

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Christian Music Videos on “Tools” (physical pictures of Spiritual Life)

The Lord Jesus gives every one of His people “tools” to strengthen us:  physical strength, natural creativity, intellectual understanding, common graces of talents, providential circumstances, spiritual gifts, and more.  And every person who follows Jesus by faith in Him is … Continue reading

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God rules (a 40-day devotional series)

(In 2017, I wrote this series for the 40 days prior to Easter to prepare our hearts and minds for the significance of Jesus’ resurrection.  I’m reposting the series now for the 40 days after Easter to encourage us to … Continue reading

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God secures (a 40-day devotional series)

(In 2017, I wrote this series for the 40 days prior to Easter to prepare our hearts and minds for the significance of Jesus’ resurrection.  I’m reposting the series now for the 40 days after Easter to encourage us to … Continue reading

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Scriptures on “flexibility”

This weekly sub-series can assist your physical and relational exercise of 24 dynamics topics of spiritual fitness in Scripture that parallel physical and relational fitness:  balance, flexibility, initiative, partners, weight, etc.  You can print some or all of the Scriptures … Continue reading

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God graces (a 40-day devotional series)

(In 2017, I wrote this series for the 40 days prior to Easter to prepare our hearts and minds for the significance of Jesus’ resurrection.  I’m reposting the series now for the 40 days after Easter to encourage us to … Continue reading

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God entrusts (a 40-day devotional series)

(In 2017, I wrote this series for the 40 days prior to Easter to prepare our hearts and minds for the significance of Jesus’ resurrection.  I’m reposting the series now for the 40 days after Easter to encourage us to … Continue reading

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Scriptures on “breath”

This weekly sub-series can assist your physical and relational exercise of 24 dynamics of spiritual fitness in Scripture that parallel physical and relational fitness:  balance, flexibility, initiative, partners, weight, etc.  You can print some or all of the Scriptures and … Continue reading

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God designs (a 40-day devotional series)

(In 2017, I wrote this series for the 40 days prior to Easter to prepare our hearts and minds for the significance of Jesus’ resurrection.  I’m reposting the series now for the 40 days after Easter to encourage us to … Continue reading

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“Training” (suggested applications)

The following is related to an earlier devotional post on “training”:  show me, teach me, and stick with me .  If you’re not familiar with this series, you may want to review some of the foundational articles and videos on … Continue reading

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Link to “Christianity Explored” (a Christian Website)

My wife and I personally benefited from and used this creative, Christ-centered, and powerful ministry for others’ clearer understanding and greater joy in Christ.  In the ministry’s own words… Christianity Explored Ministries helps people meet Jesus in the pages of Scripture … Continue reading

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