Hope + Help Podcast

Hope + Help Podcast

The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. A production of the Institute for Biblical Counseling & Discipleship, show host Christine Chappell invites Christian authors, ministry leaders, and seasoned biblical counseling professionals to help listeners apply the gospel of Jesus Christ to everyday challenges. read less

Hope + Help for Feeling Overwhelmed with Rush Witt
Jan 16 2023
Hope + Help for Feeling Overwhelmed with Rush Witt
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Rush Witt about his book, I Want to Escape: Reaching for Hope When Life is Too Much. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • What are some words to describe the experience of feeling overwhelmed by life? • What are four common "escape routes" we might be tempted to take when we feel overwhelmed? • How do suicide and self-harm relate to our desires to escape pain or overwhelming emotion? • What are three reasons why we can be "courageously dependent" on God when life is too much? • What does it look like, practically-speaking, to be courageously dependent on God when we're tempted to escape life through other means, such as denial, distraction, deflection & destruction, or even death? • How does the hope and help of Jesus Christ encourage someone who feels overwhelmed by life? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/i-want-to-escape-rush-witt The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Mom Guilt with Lauren Whitman
Dec 19 2022
Hope + Help for Mom Guilt with Lauren Whitman
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Lauren Whitman about her mini-book, Mom Guilt: Escaping Its Strong Hold. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • What are some ways that mom-guilt might manifest in the everyday life of a mother? • How does mom guilt differ from true guilt? • How can a mother's view of her personal limitations influence her feelings of mom guilt, and how does God's Word reorient our perspective in this area? • How does the gospel ease the pressure mom's might feel to be “supermom?" • What role does the "comparison trap" play when it comes to the experience of mom guilt? • Why is it true that fear may sometimes be at the root of mom guilt? • What role does Christian community, particularly in the local church, play in the life of a woman who is wrestling with feelings of mom guilt? • What are some immediate practical steps a mother could take to begin to address the mom guilt she’s feeling? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/mom-guilt-lauren-whitman The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Military Veterans with Don Roy
Dec 5 2022
Hope + Help for Military Veterans with Don Roy
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Don Roy about his work with military veterans through the Fallen Soldiers March organization. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • What are some of the challenges military veterans experience after their time spent in service? • Why is suicide so prevalent among former service members? • What is the transition from active combat duty to civilian life like, and what impact does this transition sometimes have on families? • Why does loneliness seem to be a problem for former service members? What steps could someone take to address the relational disconnection they feel? • What are some common faith-related questions military veterans may be wrestling with? • In what ways does being a former service member influence a person's identity, value, or purpose in life? How does the gospel of Jesus Christ speak into these particular realities? • What role does lament play in helping military veterans to give voice to some of their painful experiences or to process some of their painful memories? • What might a well-balanced support system look like for former service member who’s learning to “cope with the ‘Consequences of War’ in ways that glorify God”? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/veterans-don-roy The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Men Grieving Miscarriage with Eric Schumacher
Nov 21 2022
Hope + Help for Men Grieving Miscarriage with Eric Schumacher
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Eric Schumacher about his book, Ours: Biblical Comfort for Men Grieving Miscarriage. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • What are some thoughts or emotions that might take men by surprise when walking through a miscarriage? • Why does viewing a miscarried baby as an actual child (instead of a "potential" child) help men to process their loss? • How can men think about the helplessness and uncertainty that swells post-miscarriage from a biblical perspective? • What can men know about what Jesus is going in the midst of their grief? • How can men fight against the temptation to despair post-miscarriage? • If children are a reward from the Lord, then is miscarriage and/or infertility a punishment from the Lord? • How might men process the anger they may be feeling post-miscarriage? • How does the hope and help of Jesus Christ offer comfort to men grieving miscarriage? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/miscarriage-eric-schumacher The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Processing Grief with Tim Challies
Nov 10 2022
Hope + Help for Processing Grief with Tim Challies
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Tim Challies about his book, Seasons of Sorrow: The Pain of Loss and the Comfort of God. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • How does grief impact us as embodied souls? • Why is it so difficult to articulate our pain and emotion in seasons of sorrow? • Why might we sometimes feel afraid of God after loss? How can we process this kind of fear? • What are the dangers of comparing our grief journey to someone else's? • How can we process the anxiety that comes from feeling like something bad is about to happen again? • What can we do with the love that's left in our hearts for the person who died? • How does the hope and help of Jesus Christ comfort someone who feels like they are drowning in grief? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/seasons-of-sorrow-tim-challies The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Practicing Lament with Mark Vroegop
Oct 20 2022
Hope + Help for Practicing Lament with Mark Vroegop
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Mark Vroegop about his Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy Devotional Journal. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • What is biblical lament? What are the four major/common components of this kind of prayer? • What does it mean to "receive the grace of lament?" • Why are we sometimes reluctant to talk to God about our problems? How might we overcome that apprehension? • How does Psalm 42 help us to understand the concept of "languishing" and what it looks like to hold conflicting emotions in tension? • How does practicing lament help us shift from "urgent request to urgent worship?" • Why is it important for penitential laments to become a regular part of our spiritual rhythms? • What are "justice-seeking" laments and why are they helpful to rehearse? • How might we realistically measure "healing progress" as we practice lament after loss? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/lament-mark-vroegop The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for a Psychiatric Diagnosis with Ed Welch
Sep 26 2022
Hope + Help for a Psychiatric Diagnosis with Ed Welch
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Ed Welch about his book, I Have a Psychiatric Diagnosis: What Does the Bible Say? Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • What's the difference between the terms psychiatric, psychological, and spiritual? • What does being an embodied soul have to do with being diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder? • Do sufferers need to know the exact reasons why they're suffering in order to experience God's comfort? • What makes forgiveness of sin relevant and comforting to someone labeled with a psychiatric disorder? • Is it wrong to partake of physical treatments when diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder? • What's one biblical piece of wisdom you'd share with those caring for someone who has a psychiatric diagnosis? • How does the hope and help of Jesus Christ encourage someone who has recently been given a psychiatric diagnosis? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/psychiatric-diagnosis-ed-welch The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Unwanted Thoughts with Esther Smith
Sep 12 2022
Hope + Help for Unwanted Thoughts with Esther Smith
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Esther Smith about her book, A Still and Quiet Mind: Twelve Strategies for Changing Unwanted Thoughts. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • What types of thoughts could be categorized as "unwanted?" • What are some common reasons why we might we be unaware of the content in our "thought life?" • Why isn't the thought-change process as easy or automatic as we wish it would be? • What helpful questions can we ask ourselves as we seek to know and examine our unwanted thoughts? • Why is learning to pray our unwanted thoughts to God a critical part of the overall thought-change process? • Why is it important to "disentangle" where our unwanted thoughts come from and where they are taking us? • What does it mean to "repair" our thoughts and what are three biblically-faithful components of working through that process? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/unwanted-thoughts-esther-smith The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Responding to Abuse with Jeremy Pierre & Greg Wilson
May 25 2022
Hope + Help for Responding to Abuse with Jeremy Pierre & Greg Wilson
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Jeremy Pierre and Greg Wilson about their book, When Home Hurts: A Guide to Responding Wisely to Domestic Abuse in Your Church. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • What does it look like to be an "agent of God's love" when domestic abuse is disclosed? • What is domestic abuse and how can we think about it biblically? • Why can common terms associated with domestic abuse sometimes be helpful, and other times be hurtful? • After abuse is disclosed, what are some practical next steps we can take to approach the victimized spouse? • What are two "ditches" we want to avoid when seeking to engage perpetrators? • How can people-helpers wisely minister to children who are witnessing abuse in the home? • What's the difference between the terms "victim," "survivor," and "overcomer"? • How can church leaders wisely communicate with the church body about an abuse situation in their congregation? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/when-home-hurts-pierre-wilson/ The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell and subscribe to her weekly Christ-centered biblical counseling resources at christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Impatience with Megan Hill
Apr 26 2022
Hope + Help for Impatience with Megan Hill
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Megan Hill about her book, Patience: Waiting with Hope. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • What is a biblical view of impatience and how can it manifest in daily life? • How does impatience affect our relationships with God and others? • Why is it important for God's people to take seriously the charge to wait well—and with hope? • How does the gospel empower believers to cultivate the fruit of patience? • Why is it true that "trials are the school of patience?" • How can believers redeem the time in the midst of a season of waiting? • How does the gospel empower believers to cultivate patience in the midst of conflict? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/patience-megan-hill The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell and subscribe to her weekly Christ-centered biblical counseling resources at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Restoring Porn Strugglers with Deepak Reju & Jonathan Holmes
Mar 28 2022
Hope + Help for Restoring Porn Strugglers with Deepak Reju & Jonathan Holmes
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Deepak Reju & Jonathan Holmes about their books, Rescue Plan: Charting a Course to Restore Prisoners of Pornography and Rescue Skills: Essential Skills for Restoring the Sexually Broken. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • What is pornography addiction? • What three elements are critical to consider when charting a course to rescue prisoners of pornography? • What kinds of discipleship skills are needed for helping someone who struggles with pornography? • What are 5 main biblical ideas that speak directly to the heart of pornography addiction? • What do we need to know about the dynamic between pornography and masterbation? • What do we need to know about pornography use in the context of singleness? What distinctive challenges do singles face in this area? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/deepak-reju-jonathan-holmes-rescue-plan-skills The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell and subscribe to her weekly Christ-centered biblical counseling resources at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Shame & Regret with Ed Welch
Feb 28 2022
Hope + Help for Shame & Regret with Ed Welch
***Hope + Help Podcast Listeners! Get an additional 25% off the already discounted website price of A Small Book about Why We Hide: How Jesus Rescues Us from Insecurity, Regret, Failure, and Shame by Ed Welch with promotion code HIDING25 now through March 31 at New Growth Press! https://bit.ly/3tlkgjv *** In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Ed Welch about his book, A Small Book about Why We Hide: How Jesus Rescues Us from Insecurity, Regret, Failure, and Shame. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • How is "shame" defined by the Scriptures? How is shame different than guilt? • What is it about Christ's heart that makes him a safe refuge for those who live with shame and regret? • Why doesn't it work when we try to talk ourselves out of insecurities or demeaning thoughts? • What are some "ground rules" for addressing regret? • What role does humility play in addressing shame and regret? • Why is it important for us to live with "the end in view," particularly when it comes to these issues? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/ed-welch-shame-regret The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell and subscribe to her weekly Christ-centered biblical counseling resources at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Forgiveness with Brad Hambrick
Dec 20 2021
Hope + Help for Forgiveness with Brad Hambrick
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Brad Hambrick about his book, Making Sense of Forgiveness: Moving from Hurt Toward Hope. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • Why is forgiveness one of the subjects where Christians are most prone to rush one another? • What does—and doesn't—it mean to extend forgiveness to someone? • In what ways might we be tempted to leverage an offense against someone who has asked for our forgiveness? • Is God's forgiveness for us in Christ unconditional? • What are four principals that can help us think wisely about the role that boundaries might play in the context of forgiveness? • What does it mean that trust is a "proportional value" and how might acknowledging this be helpful to us as we seek to move forward in the process of relational reconciliation? • Why do we often struggle with feelings of fear, anger, mistrust, shame, and even intrusive thoughts in the wake of extending initial forgiveness to someone who has wronged us? View the full show notes & links for this episode: ibcd.org/forgiveness-brad-hambrick The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell and subscribe to her weekly Christ-centered biblical counseling resources at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Singleness with Jenilyn Swett
Dec 6 2021
Hope + Help for Singleness with Jenilyn Swett
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Jenilyn Swett about her book Singleness: Living Faithfully. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • Why is the topic of identity important to consider when discussing singleness? • What are some unhelpful platitudes singles might hear frequently? • What are some challenges and opportunities that are unique to singles in the local church? • How can biblical lament help singles to express their feelings of grief, loneliness, anger, and disappointment? • What is "ambiguous loss" and how might it apply it the context of singleness? • Why is it important for singles to learn how to "talk back" to the self-pity they may be tempted to feel? • How does Revelation 19:6-7 offer hope and perspective to single Christian men and women? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/singleness-jenilyn-swett The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell and subscribe to her weekly Christ-centered biblical counseling resources at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Hard Times with John Crotts
Nov 22 2021
Hope + Help for Hard Times with John Crotts
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews author and Pastor John Crotts about his book Hope: Living Confidently in God. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • What is hope, and why is it important for persevering through hard times? • What is the basis and nature of true Christian hope? • How can meditating on the imagery of Jesus as the anchor of our hope be helpful when we're in despair? • How might we become "practical atheists" when we're going through hard times? • How can we know that God is for us when it feels like everything in life is working against us? • Which biblical realities about our hope can help to sustain us when we feel like we want to quit? • What can we know about how God is working in and through us our prolonged trials? • What is an important biblical "prescription" for despair and how can we practically apply it in hard times? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/hope-john-crotts The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell and subscribe to her weekly Christ-centered biblical counseling resources at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Speaking Truth with Grace with Caroline Newheiser & Cheryl Marshall
Nov 8 2021
Hope + Help for Speaking Truth with Grace with Caroline Newheiser & Cheryl Marshall
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Caroline Newheiser and Cheryl Marshall about their book, When Words Matter Most: Speaking Truth with Grace to Those You Love. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • Why do you think it can be such a challenge to know which words to say when someone is worried, weary, wayward, or weeping? • What does it mean to be a gracious friend? • How can we grow to become a more gracious friend? • What are some biblical principals for graciously speaking to someone who is reluctant or refusing to listen to us? • What are some biblical principals for speaking graciously to someone who is weeping and/or grieving? • How do the Scriptures encourage those who don't feel like they know how to speak God's truth in a gracious way? • Why is it important for us to remember that we're not our friend's savior? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/when-words-matter-most-newheiser-marshall/ The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell and subscribe to her weekly Christ-centered biblical counseling resources at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Aging Women with Sharon Betters & Susan Hunt
Oct 21 2021
Hope + Help for Aging Women with Sharon Betters & Susan Hunt
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Sharon Betters and Susan Hunt about their book, Aging with Grace: Flourishing in an Anti-Aging Culture. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • What does the Bible have to say about aging? • What does Jesus Christ offer to the aging woman who is struggling with a sense of purposelessness in her life? • What does it mean to "travel heavenward" as we age, and how can this biblical concept encourage us during seasons of grief and loss? • What does fruitfulness and flourishing look like in our older years of life? • Which biblical narratives are helpful for the aging woman who feels like it's too late for God to use or redeem her? • What are some practical questions we can ask ourselves to help maintain a biblical perspective on what's going on in our lives as we age? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/aging-with-grace-hunt-betters The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell and subscribe to her weekly Christ-centered biblical counseling resources at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Marriage & Family Counselors with Robert Kellemen
Oct 5 2021
Hope + Help for Marriage & Family Counselors with Robert Kellemen
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews Robert Kellemen about his books, Gospel-Centered Marriage Counseling & Gospel-Centered Family Counseling. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • What is gospel-centered counseling, and how does it differ from other counseling methods? • What are four helpful "compass points" of gospel-centered counseling? • How are family counselors meant to "empower" parents rather than "replace" them? • How can counselors grow in their practice of getting family members to talk to one-another during the counseling session? • What kinds of expectations should biblical counselors be setting with counselees in advance, especially as it relates to goal-setting? View the full show notes & links for this episode:https://ibcd.org/gospel-centered-counseling-robert-kellemen/ The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Listeners can expect to receive biblical wisdom as well as practical steps for facing suffering, struggling, and sin with courage and grace. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit http://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell and subscribe to her weekly Christ-centered biblical counseling resources at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Biblical Illiteracy with Dave Jenkins
Sep 28 2021
Hope + Help for Biblical Illiteracy with Dave Jenkins
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews author Dave Jenkins about his book, The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What to Do About It. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: - What is biblical illiteracy and why is it a problem for Christians? - Why do you think Christians sometimes struggle to consistently spend time in God's word? - What can we do when cognitive limitations impair our ability to spend time reading the Scriptures? - What is the role of the Holy Spirit and how does his ministry work through the Scriptures? - What are some practical ways Christians can become more purposeful in how they engage with Sunday sermons, especially when they struggle to connect with what the Pastor is preaching on? - What role does Christian community play in developing biblical literacy? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/the-word-explored-dave-jenkins/ The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Listeners can expect to receive biblical wisdom as well as practical steps for facing suffering, struggling, and sin with courage and grace. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit https://ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell and subscribe to her weekly Christ-centered biblical counseling resources at https://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.
Hope + Help for Fearful Hearts with Christina Fox
Sep 13 2021
Hope + Help for Fearful Hearts with Christina Fox
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews author Christina Fox about her book, A Holy Fear: Trading Lesser Fears for the Fear of the Lord. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • What are some of the different words (and their respective meanings) that the Bible uses to talk about fear? • What are three particular kinds of common fear experiences? • What does it mean to "trade lesser fears for the Fear of the Lord" and what does that look like, practically-speaking? • What does the Bible mean when it speaks about "fear of the Lord?" • How does reflecting on the nature of God, who he is, and what he has done help us to grow in fear of the Lord? • What are some of the promises that God graciously offers to those who fear him? View the full show notes & links for this episode: https://ibcd.org/a-holy-fear-christina-fox/ The Hope + Help Podcast offers biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The podcast accomplishes this by offering a mix of interviews with seasoned biblical counseling professionals and ministry leaders on a variety of topics. Listeners can expect to receive biblical wisdom as well as practical steps for facing suffering, struggling, and sin with courage and grace. Hosted by Christine Chappell. To learn more about the show and to access helpful resources, visit ibcd.org/hopeandhelp. Connect with host Christine Chappell and subscribe to her weekly Christ-centered biblical counseling resources at http://christinemchappell.com. IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast is available on most podcast streaming platforms, so please don't keep the show a secret! If you know someone walking through a challenging season of life, please share the Hope + Help Podcast with them.