In this episode, Andrew Ray talks with Mike Emlet and Tim Lane about loving elderly parents. Their conversation was prompted by a listener’s question: “How does one make decisions for elderly parents, especially those who are having mental problems such as dementia, and are very difficult to deal with? When is it ok to give […]
In this episode, Andrew Ray talks with Mike Emlet and Tim Lane discuss the interplay between grace and law in parenting. The discussion revolves around a listener’s question: “how does one maintain a good balance between law and gospel in parenting?”
In this episode, Winston Smith, Mike Emlet, and Chris Carter seek to help equip those who want to act redemptively in the life of an adult child suffering with bipolar disorder. The discussion revolves around this listener’s question: “our adult daughter was just diagnosed with bipolar disorder after a manic break with reality. During the […]
In this episode, Winston Smith, Brian Munnings, Mike Emlet, and Myriam Hertzog talk about “tough love” when it comes to parenting adult children. Their discussion revolves around a listener’s question: “When is tough love appropriate for adult children? In this case, it concerns an older child living at home who shows no signs of faith, […]
In this episode of “In The Counselor’s Room,” Alasdair Groves and Julie Lowe discuss how to help a teenage or child counselee consent to relate with their parents in counseling. The main metaphor towards this end is “building bridges” — how can a counselor help a child build a bridge towards his or her parents?