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Free to Struggle

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Our responses to life's trials and tribulations may seem to come automatic, but we should not accept them automatically....

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Christian: Remember Your Baptism (Part 1)

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Remembering our baptism in the face of troubled emotions and circumstances....

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Taking Every Thought Captive

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When facing troubling circumstances and emotions, we must preach the gospel to ourselves....

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Anxious One: Stay Your Mind on Him

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The Scripture calls us to stay our mind on God in the face of every fear....

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Liturgy and the Disquieted Soul

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Lord's Day liturgical practice can have a profound effect upon those struggling with problematic emotions...

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When You Don't Know What to Do

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When we're stuck in a place of indecision, there yet remains a way forward while we wait on God for clarity of thought....

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Baylight Comes to New Port Richey

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Baylight Counseling and SonRise Community Church of New Port Richey partner together in bringing biblical soul care to Pasco County!...

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Enneagram: A Stairway of Sand

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The enneagram is growing in popularity, but is it a biblical approach to soul care that Christians should embrace?...

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Interacting with Our Dynamic Heart in Counseling (Part 1)

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This is the first in a series of posts interacting with Dr. Jeremy Pierre's book "The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life."...

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Shut Up in the Aftermath of Sexual Abuse

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One common experience for sexual abuse survivors is the apparent inability to put words to their pain....

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Before You Call a Biblical Counselor

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There are questions every potential counselee should ask of themselves before attempting to engage the counseling process....

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Is Your Counselor Biblical or Biblicist?

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Counselees must take the time to understand their counselor's philosophy of care before counseling begins....

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Soul Care with Spurgeon: Guilt, Shame, and Redemption in Christ (Part 4)

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Charles Spurgeon taught his people that their assurance of salvation was rooted not in their good deeds, but in the power of the atoning work of Christ on the cross....

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Soul Care with Spurgeon: Guilt, Shame, and Redemption in Christ (Part 3)

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On the cross, and throughout his life, Jesus overcame death and paid the price for our sin that we might live forever with him in eternity....

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Soul Care with Spurgeon: Guilt, Shame, and Redemption in Christ (Part 2)

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Charles Spurgeon encourages us to measure our redemption against the backdrop of the severity of God's justice.vvv...

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2018: Our Best Year Yet

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2018 was our best year yet. Help us make 2019 even better for the spiritual and emotionally hurting across Tampa Bay....

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Soul Care with Spurgeon: Guilt, Shame, and Redemption in Christ (Part 1)

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Our hearts are prone to preach a false gospel of unending guilt and shame in the face of our sin, but Christ offers a better and eternal reward of mercy, grace, and forgiveness....

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Five Distinctive Qualities of Biblical Counseling

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What makes biblical counseling unique among other counseling models?...

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On Conflict and Commitments

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A survey of prior commitments at the point of conflict and counseling may reveal attitudes of the heart that are at odds with Scripture, and detrimental to progress and healing....

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Hope for Change and Our Union with Christ

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Our hope for biblical change is inextricably connected to our union with Christ....

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Assurance and Our Power to Stand

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17th Century Puritan, Stephen Charnock, writes concerning our assurance of salvation, a common conflict in biblical counseling....

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Anger: Who's Your Master?

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Ed Welch reminds us of the powerlessness of human anger....

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Christian: Know Thy Misery

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Christians must know the misery of their sin in order to properly know the gift of God's grace....

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David Murray on Depression and the Body/Soul Connection

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David Murray writes about depression and the body/soul connection....

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Our Fall 2018 Report

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2018 has been another banner year at Baylight Counseling, which is why we need your continued prayer and financial support!...

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