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Is Anger Getting the Best of You?

Is Anger Getting the Best of You?

By Dale Porter Like me, you probably know some people who are angry people. They may say something like this to justify their words and actions: “I am a Cooper. We Coopers are stubborn people. We just get a little angry every once in a while.” I am not here to jump...
Can a Good God Bring Pain?

Can a Good God Bring Pain?

  By Dave Zuleger (desiringgod.org) Do you believe that God can author pain or suffering in your life for your good? Could affliction, from a larger, longer perspective, be a carefully, lovingly chosen method for blessing? Some say absolutely not. If our heavenly...
Come, See and Savor The Savior

Come, See and Savor The Savior

Dear Friends and Followers of Jesus Christ, Do you want to help others do that which they were created to do—worship God in all circumstances? I have the wonderful opportunity to invite you to do just that. Biblical counseling classes at Rod and Staff Ministries are...
Live Above Circumstance

Live Above Circumstance

    What is most evangelistic…great Sunday morning “worship” services, or great any-day living in hard circumstances?  If you really wanted your neighbors, friends, and family to seriously consider the claims of Christ would you invite them...
Gratitude in Good or Praise in Pain

Gratitude in Good or Praise in Pain

Beloved of God, When is God more glorified…when you are grateful for the good He brings into your life OR when you are full of praise in the pain He brings into your life? The question presses us at the point of greatest satisfaction. Gratitude in Good…OR...
What are your goals for counseling?

What are your goals for counseling?

Beloved, What goals do you seek in the counsel you offer?  Given that you are counseling, every day, what goals are intentionally sought (or unintentionally pursued)?  Or more poignantly, would you be able to distinguish between goals derived from the Word from those...