Loving Well: The Key to Effective Communication | Providence Biblical Counseling

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“Hey, Scott, You’re Doing It Wrong.” Thank God that we can learn big lessons from seemingly insignificant events that occur in our daily lives. One of the simplest, but most impactful examples for me happened on most weekdays. My wife, then a stay-at-home mom, with two young toddlers and me, a 7am – 5pm, Mon-Fri … Read more

Improve Your Communication Skills: 2 Key Factors to Consider | Providence Biblical Counseling

Good communication skills is foundational to having good relationships.

Listen to these two versions of the same brief conversation. The same words are uttered, but with two very different meanings and receptions. In the evening, my wife comes into my home office and politely reminds me, “Trash pickup is tomorrow morning, honey.” We both know by our relational routines and history together that this … Read more

Watching the Words We Use: 6 Foundational Steps to Improve Your Conversations with Your Loved Ones.

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me,” is a lie we tell ourselves and the little ones in our lives. When was the last time you thought of your word choice? Especially with those we cherish? We carefully choose our words with new clients more than with our loved … Read more

Root Cause of Anger: A 5 Part Series to Help the Christian that is Prone to Anger. (Part 5)

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Remember, anger is judgmental by nature. We voice displeasure in our anger through words and deeds. It says, “I am against that _______,” fill in the blank. However, when you know you’re upset for the right reasons, how do you express anger in the right ways compared to your old destructive ways? When you witness … Read more

Root Cause of Anger: A 5 Part Series to Help the Christian that is Prone to Anger. (Part 2)

Match burning. Root cause of anger - desires and motives.

A series on the topic of Anger. Wouldn’t it be nice if your anger was not so mysterious: Understanding yourself better, knowing the why’s, and anticipating the onset of anger? We will use our story from part 1 of this series – that angry outburst leaving the church parking lot after Sunday’s service – to … Read more

Root Cause of Anger: A 5 Part Series to Help the Christian that is Prone to Anger. (Part 1)

What is anger? What is the root cause of anger? What are the types of anger? Christian anger management techniques.

A series on the topic of anger. “Irritable man syndrome” has struck again this week. This time, after Sunday service, just a block from pulling out of the church parking lot. Angry outbursts directed towards your wife and witnessed by your young children. These recent outbursts of anger are even surprising you. You can no … Read more