Reparative Therapy: What it Is, What it Isn’t, Why it Matters (Part One of a Five Part Series)

Then said Evangelist, 'If this by thy condition, why standest thou still?' He answered, 'Because I know not where to go.' -Pilgrim's Progress Been There, Done That, Thank God Thirty one years ago I asked for help, and I got it. Continue Reading

Slaughtering Hope

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One should rather die than be betrayed. There is no deceit in death. It delivers exactly what it promised. Betrayal, though — betrayal is the willful slaughter of hope. – Playright Steven Deitz   Continue Reading

Two Online Groups Starting

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At Genesis Biblical Solutions, we know the value of support, and what it means to anyone who is going through a crisis in a relationship, or struggle with a life-dominating issue. You're not meant to go through this alone--that's why I'm starting two online support groups, beginning in March. Register now by checking out the info below: The Game Plan Men's Purity Group Based on his 5-step plan, ROUTE, men will learn specific steps to take, how to establish order, deal with cycles of temptation, and get off the "rollercoaster" by Continue Reading

Wrestling with Arizona

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I’ve been wrestling with the rightness or wrongness of SB 1062 the controversial bill passed by the Arizona Legislature but vetoed by the state’s Governor Jan Brewer which would have granted private businesses protection if they chose not to offer services that violated their religious beliefs. Continue Reading

Slaughtering Hope

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Slaughtering Hope One should rather die than be betrayed. There is no deceit in death. It delivers exactly what it promised. Betrayal, though — betrayal is the willful slaughter of hope. – Playright Steven Deitz Some wives are surviving. They’re not “fine” though they’ll probably use that convenient term to describe themselves, but they are in fact enduring their lives, one of their greatest challenges being to simply continue putting one foot ahead of the other. They apply themselves to the business of life with a smile fixed and in Continue Reading

Five of the Most Important Questions in the Bible

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The Bible’s full of instructions, of course, but there are some awfully interesting questions in there as well. Here are five that stand out to me. These were asked by the likes of Cain, Paul, and God Himself. All of them, to my thinking, speak to some of the most important issues of life. “Adam, where are you?” (Genesis 3:9) There’s the heartbroken cry of a Creator/Father in response to the tragedy of the fall. “We used to be close”, He seems to be saying to Adam, “our communion was deep. And now you hide from me?” Devastating, really, to Continue Reading

A Weekend At The Movies: Some Recommendations

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For my family the weekends usually include a speaking event, or a musical gig for my son’s band, a play featuring my oldest son’s beautiful girlfriend, or a good movie, whether at the local theater or on Turner Classic Movies. If the “movie” part applies to you as well, there’s some pretty good stuff in the theaters now. For what it’s worth, here are the current films my family and I have enjoyed the most: Continue Reading

Christians and Crisis

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Every Wednesday we’ll post something to do with doctrine and recovery. Hope it helps. — Christians and Crisis When written in Chinese the word “crisis” is composed of two characters – one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity. - John F. Kennedy Crisis is an overused word. Family crisis, financial crisis, emotional crisis, nothing-to-wear crisis — its force gets watered down when it’s heard too often. If your name’s out there on mailing lists, I’ll bet you receive any number of letters from organizations describing Continue Reading

Slaughtering Hope

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Every Tuesday we’ll be posting an article about restoring and strengthening marriages that have been damaged by sexual sin. Hope it’s helpful. — Slaughtering Hope One should rather die than be betrayed. There is no deceit in death. It delivers exactly what it promised. Betrayal, though — betrayal is the willful slaughter of hope. – Playright Steven Deitz Some wives are surviving. They’re not “fine” though they’ll probably use that convenient term to describe themselves, but they are in fact enduring their lives, one of their greatest Continue Reading

Christians and Crisis

Panic and crise

Every Wednesday we’ll post something to do with doctrine and recovery. Hope it helps. — Christians and Crisis When written in Chinese the word “crisis” is composed of two characters – one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity. - John F. Kennedy Crisis is an overused word. Family crisis, financial crisis, emotional crisis, nothing-to-wear crisis — its force gets watered down when it’s heard too often. If your name’s out there on mailing lists, I’ll bet you receive any number of letters from organizations describing Continue Reading