Believers who identify with the biblical character of Martha (Luke 10) tend toward over-responsibility, often finding themselves “busy with many things.” Using this story as an illustration, Laura Andrews flags the flawed thinking and misplaced personal expectations that fuel this tendency. Her article helps counselors identify this pattern and lays out a process to help counselees recognize their God-given limitations, and remember the “one needful thing” is to sit at the feet of Jesus.
Be Like Martha? God’s Invitation to Over-Responsible People
from the Journal of Biblical Counseling 33:3 | 2019