Four truths about hope: 1) Hope stirs what is deepest; meaning and live. 2) What is deepest is the desire to know God. 3) Life that desires to know God will survive every trial we’ll ever experience on this planet. 4) True spirituality and how we discover our passion for God in order to live it out.
Processing is basically bringing the current relationship, the two in conversation, into the conversation for the purpose of seeing sinful strategies of relating.
Taken from a lecture, this talk by Dr. Crabb highlights what it means to be a Biblically-based counselor. It talks about homosexuality and how this affects relationship to a father and mother. It finishes by comparing the fallen structure of the world to a Godly one.
There is a profound need for encouragement in the body of Christ. Programs don’t usually work to create a community of encouragement. Encouragers affirm courage and perseverance, and call forth potential.