Families

Married Life with an Unbeliever

By Ab Abercrombie | August 24, 2018 | 2 Comments

By Dr. Ab Abercrombie Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness?  And what accord has Christ with Belial? Or what part has a believer with an unbeliever? (2 Cor 6:14-15, NKJV). The language of this passage is very direct and absolute. Paul writes with clarity … Read More

Be Anxious For Nothing…

By Ab Abercrombie | June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie Anxiety can be a confounding and debilitating force in one’s life…and believers are not immune to its affect. Consequently, anxiety is often referenced as the reason for entering counseling. Most who become overwhelmed by this issue have tried numerous approaches before contacting a counselor including prayer, Bible study, and other Christian disciplines. … Read More

Fruit Sins and Root Sins

By Ab Abercrombie | August 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Dr. Ab Abercrombie In his Bible study entitled, “Behold Your God”, Dr. John Snyder provides an excellent teaching on “fruit sins” and “root sins” which has special relevance to the practice of biblical counseling. Within the study, Snyder emphasizes the importance of true repentance that reaches to the heart of one’s deepest spiritual condition so … Read More

Pornography: Addicted or Enslaved?

By Ab Abercrombie | September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

 Dr. Ab Abercrombie The Question of Addiction There is a great movement underway to define pornography use as an addiction or dependency. Within this effort, there is even a call to define this particular issue a disease. As a Biblicist I would expect nothing less from humanistic, secular psychology, which has long been an advocate … Read More

“Do you wish to get well?”

By Ab Abercrombie | September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie  As a biblical counselor, I sometimes encounter counselees who seem immobilized. They appear simply unable or unwilling to move forward, languishing in despair, relational struggle, and sin. Even when seeming to understand Scripture and claiming conviction, they remain unchanged. In one such occasion I was helping Ron, a professing believer, evaluate his … Read More

Marital Abandonment

By Ab Abercrombie | August 29, 2013 | 61 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie Don had been married thirty years to the wife of his youth. Together they raised three children, built two careers, and seemed headed for late-life contentment. Suddenly Don’s wife announced, “I don’t love you. This marriage has been a mistake from the beginning. I want a divorce.” Janice had been married 19 … Read More

Love Her Into Submission…

By Ab Abercrombie | May 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

Dr. Ab Abercrombie   Christian men everywhere unite! It is time to help our wives toward biblical obedience once and for all! Women everywhere should answer their scriptural mandate: Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord (Eph 5:22). I know you have done everything to get these “weaker vessels” (1 Pet 3:7) … Read More

“Catch Me Daddy…”

By Ab Abercrombie | April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie Recently my daughter came to visit from college…only this time she was accompanied by her fiancé. When exactly did my “baby” become this beautiful, 21 year-old, young woman?  Sarah’s unbalanced toddle has been replaced by a determined, self-directed gait. Her moments of uncertainty and hesitation have long yielded to a spirited confidence … Read More

False gods and the Sacrifice of Children

By Ab Abercrombie | April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie  After receiving God’s magnificent grace and abundant supply throughout the generations, the Jewish nation was quick to forget and ultimately reject the God of their salvation. Frequently following God’s rescue and provision, His people would attach themselves to foreign nations for support and protection. In doing so Israel would adopt the traditions, culture, … Read More

Growing Families: Two Kinds of Seed

By Ab Abercrombie | March 21, 2013 | 1 Comment

Dr. Ab Abercrombie Parenting is a challenge.  In fact, it might be one of the most demanding aspects of the Christian life because the potential ramifications are so great.  And, when we consider the condition of our world and the deterioration of our culture, the task is even more daunting.  If we look at the research … Read More