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In His Image: 10 Ways

By Jen Wilkin

Sometimes we ask What is God’s will for my life? when we should really be asking Who should I be? The Bible has an answer: Be like the very image of God. By exploring ten characteristics of who God is―holy, loving, just, good, merciful, gracious, faithful, patient, […]

When People Are Big and God is Small

By Edward Welch

Overly concerned about what people think of you? Welch uncovers the spiritual dimension of people-pleasing and points the way through a true knowledge of God, ourselves, and others.

What Do You Think of Me? Why Do I Care?

By Edward Welch

Tired of Trying to Win Approval and Escape Rejection? Peer pressure, codependency, shame, low self-esteem these are just some of the words used to identify how people are controlled by others opinions. Why is it so important to be liked? […]

Fearing Others: Putting God First

By Zach Schlegel

Fishing for compliments, overcommitting (or never committing), keeping people at a distance . . . when we fear other people more than we fear God, we become anxious slaves to their opinions and approval. But we don’t have to compete […]

Pleasing People

By Louis Priolo

Are you a people pleaser? Are you addicted to a€œapprovala€? from others, and would do just about anything to get that approval? Biblical counselor Lou Priolo exposes all the prideful manifestations of this problem and, as always, offers solid, systematic […]

Identity Theft

By Melissa Kruger

Who am I? It’s a question we all ask ourselves at some point. Depending on the season we focus our identity on our job performance, marital status, personality type, or social network, among other options. However, there’s a larger question […]

Pamphlets

Self-Image: How to Overcome Inferiority Judgments

By Louis Priolo

This helpful booklet addresses the issue of self-image from a biblical perspective, defining both what self-image is and what it isn’t. Readers are encouraged to make a list of their inferiorities–the areas of their lives they believe to be inadequate–and […]

Why Do I Care?

By Amy Baker

It is difficult and sometimes frightening not to have the good opinion of others. No one likes to face the possibility of rejection, humiliation, or opposition. Yet, making our goal others’ approval confines us to a small world where life […]

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Audio Messages

In His Image: 10 Ways

By Jen Wilkin

Sometimes we ask What is God’s will for my life? when we should really be asking Who should I be? The Bible has an answer: Be like the very image of God. By exploring ten characteristics of who God is―holy, loving, just, good, merciful, gracious, faithful, patient, […]

When People Are Big and God is Small

By Edward Welch

Overly concerned about what people think of you? Welch uncovers the spiritual dimension of people-pleasing and points the way through a true knowledge of God, ourselves, and others.

What Do You Think of Me? Why Do I Care?

By Edward Welch

Tired of Trying to Win Approval and Escape Rejection? Peer pressure, codependency, shame, low self-esteem these are just some of the words used to identify how people are controlled by others opinions. Why is it so important to be liked? […]

Fearing Others: Putting God First

By Zach Schlegel

Fishing for compliments, overcommitting (or never committing), keeping people at a distance . . . when we fear other people more than we fear God, we become anxious slaves to their opinions and approval. But we don’t have to compete […]

Pleasing People

By Louis Priolo

Are you a people pleaser? Are you addicted to a€œapprovala€? from others, and would do just about anything to get that approval? Biblical counselor Lou Priolo exposes all the prideful manifestations of this problem and, as always, offers solid, systematic […]

Identity Theft

By Melissa Kruger

Who am I? It’s a question we all ask ourselves at some point. Depending on the season we focus our identity on our job performance, marital status, personality type, or social network, among other options. However, there’s a larger question […]

Podcasts

In His Image: 10 Ways

By Jen Wilkin

Sometimes we ask What is God’s will for my life? when we should really be asking Who should I be? The Bible has an answer: Be like the very image of God. By exploring ten characteristics of who God is―holy, loving, just, good, merciful, gracious, faithful, patient, […]

When People Are Big and God is Small

By Edward Welch

Overly concerned about what people think of you? Welch uncovers the spiritual dimension of people-pleasing and points the way through a true knowledge of God, ourselves, and others.

What Do You Think of Me? Why Do I Care?

By Edward Welch

Tired of Trying to Win Approval and Escape Rejection? Peer pressure, codependency, shame, low self-esteem these are just some of the words used to identify how people are controlled by others opinions. Why is it so important to be liked? […]

Fearing Others: Putting God First

By Zach Schlegel

Fishing for compliments, overcommitting (or never committing), keeping people at a distance . . . when we fear other people more than we fear God, we become anxious slaves to their opinions and approval. But we don’t have to compete […]

Pleasing People

By Louis Priolo

Are you a people pleaser? Are you addicted to a€œapprovala€? from others, and would do just about anything to get that approval? Biblical counselor Lou Priolo exposes all the prideful manifestations of this problem and, as always, offers solid, systematic […]

Identity Theft

By Melissa Kruger

Who am I? It’s a question we all ask ourselves at some point. Depending on the season we focus our identity on our job performance, marital status, personality type, or social network, among other options. However, there’s a larger question […]

Videos

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Quotes

In His Image: 10 Ways

By Jen Wilkin

Sometimes we ask What is God’s will for my life? when we should really be asking Who should I be? The Bible has an answer: Be like the very image of God. By exploring ten characteristics of who God is―holy, loving, just, good, merciful, gracious, faithful, patient, […]

When People Are Big and God is Small

By Edward Welch

Overly concerned about what people think of you? Welch uncovers the spiritual dimension of people-pleasing and points the way through a true knowledge of God, ourselves, and others.

What Do You Think of Me? Why Do I Care?

By Edward Welch

Tired of Trying to Win Approval and Escape Rejection? Peer pressure, codependency, shame, low self-esteem these are just some of the words used to identify how people are controlled by others opinions. Why is it so important to be liked? […]

Fearing Others: Putting God First

By Zach Schlegel

Fishing for compliments, overcommitting (or never committing), keeping people at a distance . . . when we fear other people more than we fear God, we become anxious slaves to their opinions and approval. But we don’t have to compete […]

Pleasing People

By Louis Priolo

Are you a people pleaser? Are you addicted to a€œapprovala€? from others, and would do just about anything to get that approval? Biblical counselor Lou Priolo exposes all the prideful manifestations of this problem and, as always, offers solid, systematic […]

Identity Theft

By Melissa Kruger

Who am I? It’s a question we all ask ourselves at some point. Depending on the season we focus our identity on our job performance, marital status, personality type, or social network, among other options. However, there’s a larger question […]

Journal Articles

In His Image: 10 Ways

By Jen Wilkin

Sometimes we ask What is God’s will for my life? when we should really be asking Who should I be? The Bible has an answer: Be like the very image of God. By exploring ten characteristics of who God is―holy, loving, just, good, merciful, gracious, faithful, patient, […]

When People Are Big and God is Small

By Edward Welch

Overly concerned about what people think of you? Welch uncovers the spiritual dimension of people-pleasing and points the way through a true knowledge of God, ourselves, and others.

What Do You Think of Me? Why Do I Care?

By Edward Welch

Tired of Trying to Win Approval and Escape Rejection? Peer pressure, codependency, shame, low self-esteem these are just some of the words used to identify how people are controlled by others opinions. Why is it so important to be liked? […]

Fearing Others: Putting God First

By Zach Schlegel

Fishing for compliments, overcommitting (or never committing), keeping people at a distance . . . when we fear other people more than we fear God, we become anxious slaves to their opinions and approval. But we don’t have to compete […]

Pleasing People

By Louis Priolo

Are you a people pleaser? Are you addicted to a€œapprovala€? from others, and would do just about anything to get that approval? Biblical counselor Lou Priolo exposes all the prideful manifestations of this problem and, as always, offers solid, systematic […]

Identity Theft

By Melissa Kruger

Who am I? It’s a question we all ask ourselves at some point. Depending on the season we focus our identity on our job performance, marital status, personality type, or social network, among other options. However, there’s a larger question […]

Worksheets

In His Image: 10 Ways

By Jen Wilkin

Sometimes we ask What is God’s will for my life? when we should really be asking Who should I be? The Bible has an answer: Be like the very image of God. By exploring ten characteristics of who God is―holy, loving, just, good, merciful, gracious, faithful, patient, […]

When People Are Big and God is Small

By Edward Welch

Overly concerned about what people think of you? Welch uncovers the spiritual dimension of people-pleasing and points the way through a true knowledge of God, ourselves, and others.

What Do You Think of Me? Why Do I Care?

By Edward Welch

Tired of Trying to Win Approval and Escape Rejection? Peer pressure, codependency, shame, low self-esteem these are just some of the words used to identify how people are controlled by others opinions. Why is it so important to be liked? […]

Fearing Others: Putting God First

By Zach Schlegel

Fishing for compliments, overcommitting (or never committing), keeping people at a distance . . . when we fear other people more than we fear God, we become anxious slaves to their opinions and approval. But we don’t have to compete […]

Pleasing People

By Louis Priolo

Are you a people pleaser? Are you addicted to a€œapprovala€? from others, and would do just about anything to get that approval? Biblical counselor Lou Priolo exposes all the prideful manifestations of this problem and, as always, offers solid, systematic […]

Identity Theft

By Melissa Kruger

Who am I? It’s a question we all ask ourselves at some point. Depending on the season we focus our identity on our job performance, marital status, personality type, or social network, among other options. However, there’s a larger question […]

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