On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave talks with Lindsay Carlson about the danger of self-help encouragement, encouraging one another biblically in our relationships with one another, along with her new book, A Better Encouragement: Trading Self-Help for True Hope (Crossway, 2022).

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • The danger of fear of man and biblical encouragement.
  • How biblical encouragement builds our friendships with one another in Christ.
  • Why many Christians are drawn to encouragement found in self-help books.
  • The Bible’s teaching on encouragement.
  • Why we don’t expect enough from our encouragement.
  • Learning to be specific and focused on Christ in our encouragement of others.

About Today’s Guest

Lindsey Carlson is a pastor’s wife, a mother of five, and a native Texan. She enjoys writing, speaking, teaching women the Bible, and making disciples that grow by God’s grace. She is the author of Growing in Godliness: A Teen Girl’s Guide to Maturing in Christ.

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