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.

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December 5, 2022 38 min
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 ...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 mi...
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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 t...
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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 ...
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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?...
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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...
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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...
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***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 ab...
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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 lever...
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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 ch...
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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 ...
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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?...
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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 "trav...
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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 fami...
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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...
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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 ...
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In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, host Christine Chappell interviews counselor and author Lauren Whitman about her book, A Painful Past: Healing and Moving Forward. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • Why is it important to spend time reflecting on who God is and how he relates to us when taking the first toward healing and moving forward from a painful past? • Why can this process be viewed as &...
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In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, Christine Chappell interviews Tim Shorey about his book Respect the Image: Reflecting Human Worth in How we Talk and Listen. Some of the questions addressed in this interview are: • Why does how we define "humanness" ultimately decide the quality of our relationships and conversations with others? • What are some fundamental theological truths that helpfully inform the way we...
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