Thanks to IBCD’s Hope + Help Podcast for this interview with Jim Newheiser, author of Help! My Anger Is Out of Control. In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Jim Newheiser about his minibook, Help! My Anger is Out of Control. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • What is a biblical definition of anger and what are its common characteristics?• Is it true that circumstances and/or people “make” us angry?• Why is it that angry people are prone to being blind to their sinful anger?• What are some of the ways anger can manifest in our daily life and relationships?• What hope is there for someone who feels like their […]
The Little Book of Coffee-Cup Meditations is a pocket-sized sampler of twenty devotional readings from the larger series of books, My Coffee-Cup Meditations, which are short, easy-to-read, Bible-based devotions. And J. Aaron White’s The Little Book of Great Comfort for Grieving Christians is a series of meditations on the eighth chapter of Romans.
In That’s A Good Question, BarbaraJo Tripp Bowers ponders twenty-four surprising questions that God asked in the Scriptures. Starting with God’s question to Hagar in Genesis 16:8 (“Where have you come from and where are you going?”) and continuing with questions to Adam, Cain, Job, Jacob, Moses, and many more, she considers why God would have asked these questions to which He certainly already knew the answer. Her insights provide rich food for thought and will spur you to deeper faith in the God who asked these surprising questions. That’s A Good Question is available now for purchase and is an excellent resource for personal or group study.
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. Ephesians 6:10-11 The acronym is LIAR. It is the Lexicon of Intentionally Ambiguous Recommendations. For someone who has proven himself to be a lazy employee, one might recommend him to another business by saying: “You would be very fortunate to get this person to work for you.” For an employee who has been habitually in trouble with the law, one could say: “He is a man of many convictions.” For an employee who is lacking in qualifications, one could write: “I most enthusiastically recommend this […]
If you’ve never had a panic attack, it can be challenging to understand the experience. Maybe that’s because to the casual observer, they appear entirely unreasonable and unnecessary—why “freak out” when there seems to be no real or present danger? Yet, to those suffering from terrifying bouts of paralyzing fear, the experience feels more like a curse than a choice, more like a heavily-fortified prison to escape than a simple equation to solve.