Am I abandoning my responsibilities if I put my mom with Alzheimer's disease into a facility?

In this episode, Dr. Betters answers the question, "I am 62 years old and last year my husband and I decided it was time to move my mother into our home to care for her. You see, she has alzheimer’s disease and really started declining quickly…I’m starting to think we might need to look into a facility to put her in but is that abandoning my responsibilities, abandoning my mom? Am I being selfish?"

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When things go wrong how can I respond with righteous anger instead of sinful anger?

In this episode, Dr. Betters answers the question, "I am struggling with anger and I just don’t know what to do. I used to be happy but now even the small things that go wrong set me off. I have been a believer since I was a kid and I know that anger is a sin issue in my heart but I don’t know how to deal with it. I have been reading my bible and in Matthew 5:22 it says…”

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Does God take away life because of our sins and mistakes?

In this episode, Dr. Betters answers the question, "I lost my mom, my dad, and my sister within three years. Each of them died naturally. I was wondering does God take away life because of our sins and mistakes? My family served God and I am continuing to serve God. I am burdened by he pain of the loss of my family and I am trying to understand why they died..."

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How can I trust God when I'm faithful in prayer, but it seems that everything is being taken from me?

In this episode, Dr. Betters answers the question, "I recently lost my job - I was very successful, seemed to be on top of my game and now I am in financial ruin - I’ve lost everything, my job, my house and now my wife is leaving me too - how can I trust God when everything is being taken away no matter how much I pray?"

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How is the suffering we bring upon ourselves different from the suffering God gives us to mature?

In this episode Dr. Betters answers the question, "How is the suffering we bring upon ourselves by our choices different or the same as the suffering God gives us to mature? My sister-in-law is struggling with drug addiction. My brother wants to take comfort in the fact that God appointed her suffering, but to me this suffering seems self-imposed. Isn't my sister-in-law suffering as a result of her choices?"

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I am afraid to pray for patience. What should I do?

In this episode, Dr. Betters answers the question, "I have three sons, two have have special needs. I am overwhelmed by how hard it is to care for my boys. I want to pray for patience, but I am afraid that if I pray for patience God will make my life unbearably hard in order to teach me patience. I cannot handle things being any worse than they are now so I don't pray to God and ask for patience...What should I do?"

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