Cain · Counseling · Foretelling · Forthtelling · Prophecy · Prophets · Reap what you sow · Vision · Vision Casting

How to Biblically Cast Vision for Individuals Part IV

This is the last of our four-part series on casting vision for individuals. You can read about how to point individuals back to God here, the example of God casting vision for Cain here, and a case study of how to specifically cast vision here. USING OTHERS TO SEE WHAT THEY CAN’T Something to consider… Continue reading How to Biblically Cast Vision for Individuals Part IV

Cain · Counseling · Foretelling · Forthtelling · Prophecy · Prophets · Reap what you sow · Vision · Vision Casting

How to Biblically Cast Vision for Individuals Part III

This is a four-part series on casting visions for individuals. Often people want to know what their futures look like. We can help them by casting a vision for them. You can read Part I and Part II. Today we will provide a case scenario of how to cast vision for an individual. AN EXAMPLE… Continue reading How to Biblically Cast Vision for Individuals Part III

Cain · Counseling · Foretelling · Forthtelling · Reap what you sow · Vision · Vision Casting

How to Biblically Cast Vision for Individuals Part II

This is a four-part series on how to cast vision for individuals. Last week we saw that most vision casting should call people back to what God has already commanded, and not focus so much on trying to see the future. We also noted that vision casting should be more general than specific, especially if… Continue reading How to Biblically Cast Vision for Individuals Part II

Counseling · Prophecy

How to Biblically Cast Vision for Individuals Part I

Vision casting is all the rage within churches these days. The question: is vision casting even Biblical? If it is, what kind of vision casting is Biblical? Is vision casting just for groups like churches, or can it be for families and even individuals? These questions could become a doctoral dissertation. I’m just going to… Continue reading How to Biblically Cast Vision for Individuals Part I

Addiction · Counseling · Fred Jacoby · Guest Blogger · Marriage · Pornography · Purity · Sexuality

Five Reasons Why Pornography Hinders Your Relationships Part II

By Guest Blogger Fred Jacoby Once in a while I take a week to point you to other voices who speak truth. One of the ways I do this is by having a guest blogger. I’ve known Fred Jacoby for several years. He has been a great friend and mentor, and I have enjoyed his… Continue reading Five Reasons Why Pornography Hinders Your Relationships Part II

Counseling · Death · Encouragement · God's Will · Good · Truth

Why Might the Good Die Young

If you have been around for any length of time in life, you know someone who might have passed away at a young age. Now, young is relative. When I was 12,  my cousin passed away at the age of 15. For others, they have lost a spouse in their 50’s or 60’s. Compared to… Continue reading Why Might the Good Die Young

Church Life · Counseling · Culture · Encouragement · Ministry

Creating a Church Culture of Helping People

This post was written for the Foundations Christian Counseling blog and originally appeared on January 18, 2019. Tim Madden is the Pastor of Cornerstone Bible Church in Northeast, PA.  Over the past 10 years, I’ve noticed how he encourages his church to get trained in ministry, even if the training is over ten hours away! … Continue reading Creating a Church Culture of Helping People

Counseling · Praise · Serving · Thankfullness

Dessert First: Creating Hearts of Gratitude

Jeremy Yeckley and I have been friends for years. In 2012 Jeremy and I came up with the idea of producing a regional (to Northeastern Pennsylvania) christian counseling conference. The first conference was at Cornerstone in 2013, and then Foundations Christian Counseling Services took it over in 2014. In the four years of the conference… Continue reading Dessert First: Creating Hearts of Gratitude