Truth in Uncertain Times

So many years ago, we witnessed Pilot’s dilemma that is just as prevalent in today’s uncertain culture. As a government official, Pilot was tempted to align with the majority opinion, rather than be a “Truth teller.” For those of us caught up in the pursuit of power, there is a worldly wisdom that [...]

2021-02-01T15:47:19+00:00February 1st, 2021|

Don’t Get Swayed this Christmas by Challenging Emotions

A lot of mixed emotions are triggered during the Christmas season. During the current pandemic, celebrations may trigger a lot of anxiety. However, the challenge of the holiday is to overcome any distracting emotions, memories, or dysfunctional habits and stay focused on the main thing. Building strong families means engaging [...]

2020-12-07T13:43:32+00:00December 7th, 2020|

Honoring Our Veterans

CCA honors all of those who have served the country in war or peace. May God bless our Veterans. Shaking with Patriotism During the early days of World War II, the American forces undertook the invasion of Sicily. The 1st Ranger Battalion, an Army special forces unit known as [...]

2020-11-09T15:49:45+00:00November 9th, 2020|

The Cycle of Addiction

Addiction to alcohol or other substances can affect anyone. Unfortunately, some of us are more vulnerable to the cycle of addition than others. However, anyone has the capacity to fall into addictive behavior. Recognizing the cycle of addiction is an important first step in healing from the deceptive patterns created by substance abuse [...]

2020-10-17T17:07:07+00:00October 17th, 2020|

CCA to Provide Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitative Services

CCA is now licensed to provide Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitative Services in Greensburg, PA! September is annually designated "National Recovery Month" in the U.S. as an effort to raise awareness regarding the impact that addiction has on individuals, families, and communities across the country. According to Center of Disease Control [...]

2020-09-30T15:14:07+00:00September 28th, 2020|

Starting Over

It’s a new year! Hard to believe another Christmas season has passed, as we quickly return to our regular routines. For many of us, New Year’s resolutions are already on “shaky ground” as we conclude the first full week of 2019. Even still, we want to encourage you as we look forward to new [...]

2019-01-12T02:21:26+00:00January 12th, 2019|

New Life Summit

Don't miss this upcoming 2 day conference presented by the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)! New Life Summit will address Mental Health and the Mission of the Church. Packed full with pre-conference workshops, dynamic plenary sessions featuring some of the world's leading experts, and engaging workshops built around eight tracks; this event will teach us how [...]

2018-05-01T12:20:12+00:00May 1st, 2018|

Please Support The Foundation For Christian Counseling

The Foundation for Christian Counseling (FFCC) Dinner Auction was established to raise funds used to provide high quality faith based interventions to local families. Last year, thanks to your generous donations, over $5000 was raised at the FFCC First Annual Dinner Auction Fundraiser. Funding helped 50 families and individuals with over 165 Christian counseling [...]

2018-05-01T11:04:40+00:00May 1st, 2018|

Pornography and Avoidance

Pornography is sexually explicit material that dehumanizes, objectifies, and degrades men and women for the purpose of sexual arousal. Unfortunately, Internet pornography is more popular than ever (see statistics to the left). Pornography promotes escape from reality. It allows the user to participate in sexual behavior without responsibility or consequences. Many rationalize this type of avoidant [...]

2018-05-01T10:58:19+00:00March 12th, 2018|

Invest in your most important relationship!

What is the condition of your marriage? What are the most important challenges you presently face with your spouse? Identify the most significant ongoing struggles that limit your connection. What investment do you need to make for this relationship in 2018? Are you willing to make sacrifices to overcome the challenges in your relationship? Consider [...]

2018-02-08T21:15:50+00:00February 3rd, 2018|

Achieving Forgiveness (Part II)

Dear Friend: Last month we provided an inventory to identify when a person may be stuck in a place of resentment, bitterness, or forgiveness (please visit our blog using the link below if you wish to refer to this inventory from Achieving Forgiveness Part I). As Christmas approaches, consider that we can prepare to celebrate [...]

2012-12-21T20:07:59+00:00December 21st, 2012|

Achieving Forgiveness

"To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you." Lewis B. Smedes Dear Friend: Un-forgiveness is a state of resentment, bitterness, hatred, hostility, anger, fear, and stress toward an individual who has caused harm, or done wrong to us or another. Over the years, I have counseled with many [...]

2012-12-13T20:29:55+00:00December 13th, 2012|

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