God works by having us become conduits of comfort to other people, so that we can pass along the good news of the Gospel to those who desperately need to hear it.
– Christine Chappell
About the Episode
As the podcast completes its transition from The Hope + Help Project to IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast, this episode features a discussion between IBCD Director of Communications Ann Maree Goudzwaard and podcast founder Christine Chappell, exploring the various ways biblical counseling has personally impacted Christine's life and ministry. She candidly shares her history with IBCD, having once been a counselee at its Escondido offices, and explains how adopting a biblical view of her struggles with depression helped her persevere through seasons of deep sorrow. Ann Maree and Christine also discuss what God-oriented goals look like when walking through counseling issues, and the dangers of adopting a "fix it" mentality when scrambling for answers to challenging problems. They also reflect on some of the redemptive benefits of Christine's journey, sharing how the Lord redeemed her past experiences in order to comfort her child in the midst of sudden illness. Listen to this interview to learn more about the vision of IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast!
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About the Podcast
The Hope + Help Podcast offers compassionate biblical conversations about life's challenging problems. The purpose of the podcast is to share Christ-centered comfort and clarity for those seeking biblical solutions for the struggles they face. 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 author/writer Christine M. Chappell.
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About Your Host
Christine M. Chappell
Author, Writer, & Podcast Host
Christine Chappell is the author of Clean Home, Messy HeartHelp! My Teen is Depressed, and is the host of IBCD's Hope + Help Podcast. She is passionate about advocating for biblical one-another care and discipleship in the context of the local church. Her writing has been featured at Desiring God, The Gospel Coalition, Risen Motherhood, Servants of Grace, and other Christian platforms. Christine blogs regularly at christinemchappell.com and lives in South Carolina with her husband and three children.
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