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  • Difference Between Studying and Reading the Bible

  • When I work with people in therapy we often talk about the importance of being physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually healthy. And one of the primary ways that many people who foster their spiritual growth is through their participation in the Bible. That may be through reading, memorization, study, teaching, preaching...trying to live out what is written in their daily lives. Somet[...]
  • How Your Self-Reactivity Harms Relationships

  • "Somehow, even though we know that certain thoughts and behaviors are bad for us and are rooted in our own self-reactivity [negative patterns of coping], we return to those behaviors and usually find that these actions further assault our identities as human beings and our sense of closeness and safety in relationships. Old ideas die hard." (The Anxious Christian, pp. 93, Rhett Smith -- quotin[...]
  • Anxiety Reimagined: Could Anxiety Be a Friend in Your Life to Help You Grow?

  • "If God had not meant for me to be anxious, then He would have called me to some other vocation that didn't require weekly preaching, an activity that was a constant reminder of my ongoing struggle with stuttering. What if, instead, God wanted me to be anxious? What is He was wanting me to lean into Him and be dependent upon His strength, rather than my weakness Rather than running away from it[...]