“Dealing with Anxiety” (Philippians 4:6-9) | Dr. Lou Priolo — recorded at Valleydale Church on March 31, 2019.
As a rule, nothing provokes parents to anger quicker than disrespect. There is something about an insolent son or daughter that upsets a parent and incites him to action—often the wrong kind of action. In this post and the ones that will follow, I’ll explore what disrespect is, how it is displayed, why teenagers might […]Read More
You’ve seen it a thousand times. Two Christians, members of the same family (or of God’s family), are trying to resolve a conflict when one of them shuts down right in the middle of the process. “What’s going on here?” you wonder. You’re not sure where to begin probing. “Is he angry? Is she afraid? […]Read More
I love Asian food! When I was a boy living on Long Island, my grandparents would often drive in from Brooklyn to visit with us for the weekend. When they did, they would sometimes take my parents, siblings, and me out for Chinese food. We usually ordered “family style.” What this meant was that we […]Read More
There are many reasons for doing biblical counseling—the ultimate of which is to glorify God. But there are other reasons—one of which I would like to briefly address. This particular motivation falls under the second greatest biblical commandment to “love your neighbor as yourself” (Matthew 22:39). I counsel biblically because I truly believe that the […]Read More
As a biblical counselor, you know all too well the importance of taking engaged couples through a thorough premarital counseling program. But, what do you do for them once the honeymoon is over? It has been my practice to schedule a postmarital counseling session approximately three months after “the big day” to help ensure that […]Read More
Below is the video of Lou speaking through his translator, Professor Mauro Meister from the Instituto Presbiterian (Seminary) Mackenzie. Lou returned saying Thank you so very much for your prayers for me while I was in Goiania. The Lord answered them beyond my expectations! The conference was a huge success. There are many Presbyterian churches […]Read More