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Evil Strikes A Blow: God’s Answer For Boston

By Ab Abercrombie | April 17, 2013 | 3 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie This week evil asserted itself on the streets of Boston. Some individual, group, organization, or political force executed and maimed numerous innocent people and struck fear into the hearts of a city and threatened the security of a nation. Parents, spouses, family members, friends, and America are left with questions that are … Read More

Suicide In The Church Part II: Why Do We Believe What We Believe…

By Ab Abercrombie | April 12, 2013 | 3 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie My first article on suicide in the Church entitled, “A Biblical Response To Mental Illness and Suicide In The Church: What Should We Conclude…” garnered a lot of attention and I am grateful for your response and comments. To say that this is a controversial issue is a great understatement, as readers … Read More

A Biblical Response to Mental Illness and Suicide: What Should We Conclude…

By Ab Abercrombie | April 9, 2013 | 39 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie Practically everyone in the Christian community has been affected by the suicide of Rick Warren’s son Matthew. The Body grieves with this influential pastor and his family as they face the unfathomable process of coping with this unimaginable loss. Matthew’s death has also prompted the Church to examine our views on mental … 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

Biblical Sleight of Hand: The Homosexual Lie

By Ab Abercrombie | March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie  A powerful political voice has developed within the ranks of an extremely small minority of citizens.  The homosexuals, bisexuals, and transgendered persons have proven to be a force to be reckoned with.  Representing perhaps one to two percent of the population, this group of vocal and determined advocates have found great influence … 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

An Empowered Life

By Ab Abercrombie | March 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie  The biblical counselor often meets with individuals and families who feel “powerless.” In their horizontal orientation, they look about frantically for stability through people and life circumstances that fail answer their most basic need. Too frequently the counseling approach taken unwittingly perpetuates this process by addressing these external influences first, instead of … Read More

Circumstantial Spirituality

By Ab Abercrombie | March 11, 2013 | 5 Comments

By W.P. “Ab” Abercrombie, Ph.D. Recently I have noticed a trend in my counseling ministry I refer to as; “circumstantial spirituality.” In other words, many counselees become very spiritual at the time their sins are uncovered, only to return to the secular life when the crisis has passed. These are individuals who seek support because … Read More

The Problem of Anger

By Ab Abercrombie | March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

By:Dr. W.P. “Ab” Abercrombie Anger has become so commonplace in our world that we have fallen prey to the idea that it is a normal, even useful, condition. We have slowly shaped its definition into something more palatable and acceptable, while ignoring its seductive and controlling capacities. Regrettably, like many other elements of the world, … Read More

Training a Child’s Heart for God

By Ab Abercrombie | March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Karen M. Abercrombie, M.S. King Solomon wrote: “Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward” (Psa. 127:3). Training a Child’s Heart for God This is one of my most cherished verses, which is somewhat of an anomaly, since my beloved child was adopted and was not … Read More