Author Archives: Dr. Howard Eyrich

10 Steps to Killing A Relationship Destroyer

Momma was right, “Anger never fixes anything; it only makes things worse.” 1. Use your head before your mouth James 1:19 While the context of this exhortation is listening to God before speaking and getting angry, the principle certainly applies … Continue reading

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Can A Marriage in Shambles Be Transformed?

Our Marriage Is in Shambles! Jim and Sherrie came to counseling with that, unfortunately, well-worn phrase. The same phrase use used by both Jim and Sherrie on their PDI (intake form). Another phrase that often appears on this form, they … Continue reading

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Cultural Parallels

Ancient Israel, Culture, and Judgment Establishing Israel and A Moral Culture The nation of Israel was God’s specific covenanted community. They were His chosen people emanating from the loins of Abraham (Genesis 12 & 17). He led them into Egypt, … Continue reading

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Sixty Years: A Puff of Smoke, But A Lifetime of Joy

Setting Sixty years ago, this week and next, you would have found me climbing ladders practicing a trade my friendly paint store manager made possible. I worked for the county school board a year earlier, painting school buildings for $3.00 … Continue reading

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Religious Liberty, Now and Tomorrow

A Vital Question Just what is the origin of religious liberty? In a recent speech, Justice Alito observed, “When the state signs on to protect religious liberty, it necessarily signs on to a particular conception of what it means to … Continue reading

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Judgment and Hope Then and Now

A Text Worth Considering Before you read this blog, invest five minutes in reading Ezekiel chapters four and five. Does Unhitching from the Old Testament Ring True? “Unhitch from the Old Testament,” declares a young evangelical pastor as he echoes … Continue reading

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Perspective on Our Age

My Personal Professional Perspective Living in our time, unique in its globalization and digital connectivity is filled with tension and anxiety. It is characterized by identity confusion and purposefulness. However, for the biblical counselor, this means the proliferation of opportunities. … Continue reading

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A Personal Narrative of God’s Faithfulness

Anyone who views my Facebook page will know that I have a hobby fascination with trains. My first encounter with a steam engine occurred at 7th and Penn Street, the main drag through Reading, PA. I was about six years … Continue reading

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A Lesson from a Hero

A Lesson on Survival from a Hero And What It Takes to Win a Culture War History Is Important For his Independence Day blog, R. Albert Mohler, Jr, wrote a piece on the recently deceased, Hershel Williams, the last of … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Decisions: Now What?

Framing My Comments I responded to a local business survey recently—the questions related to how the current political leadership was impacting business in our area. One of the questions asked was about political affiliation. While I am a registered Republican, … Continue reading

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