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SubjectDate Asked
Starting life over?4/3/2016
  Q: My wife and I are both Christians and have been so since our childhood. We would regularly attend ...
  A: I am not sure I understand the question. Usually when you attend church it is for the purpose of ...
Not sure what subject1/5/2016
  Q: My question is too embrassing to ask my own pastor so I am asking it here. Is there something wrong ...
  A: The fact that you are asking this question tells me you feel that you are doing something wrong. I ...
Bible9/24/2014
  Q: Good Day, I have a couple of questions in regards to the backslider. I believe that the ...
  A: According to Proverbs 14:14 A backslider in heart will be filled with his own ways.(NKJV) You are ...
Long-distance Dating12/7/2013
  Q: I am 25 and the guy I am dating is 26. We just met but we really like one another. We both have 1 ...
  A: I am so excited to hear that you two have decided to live your life for the Lord. I believe you are ...
Unpardonable sin10/26/2013
  Q: I know other people have had blasphemous thoughts before, but mine seem to be soo evil I think I ...
  A: No, you have not lost your salvation because of your thoughts. The unpardonable sin is not believing ...
Should I Apologize?10/20/2013
  Q: Swaby, I need an opinion on should I apologize? There is currently an interracial couple who ...
  A: I am thinking you are being convicted In your heart or you would not be writing. What do you think? ...
Loving the unlovely9/19/2013
  Q: I was looking for advice on how to witness to "hard-core" people. First I have to explain a little ...
  A: I thank God for your desire to minister to the unsaved, and you mentioned "Those in prison" Based ...
Adulterers8/19/2013
  Q: Swaby, My friend and I were have quite the heated debate about a topic and I wanted to get a 2nd ...
  A: No, There is nothing in the bible stating that you two could not marry. You both have done what the ...
divorce8/14/2013
  Q: I have been in an abusive marriage to an unbeliever for 6 years and I am finally making the ...
  A: As I respond to your questions, I will give you scripture to support what I am writing. God's plan ...
Would like to know if the Pastor was wrong.8/4/2013
  Q: I'm a 25 year old guy from India. From a very young age I had been constantly praying, reading the ...
  A: Based upon your information I would not be concerned about what the pastor said. Pray and ask God to ...
Marriage7/27/2013
  Q: Swaby, Sorry for the long Post. I am so tired. It seems that nothing good ever comes out of my ...
  A: It appears that you have accepted this type behavior for so many years he may not see any reason to ...
Fiance broke up with me7/11/2013
  Q: I'm sorry there was one other thing i forgot to mention to, in the mist of her crying really hard, ...
  A: I am sorry to hear about your situation, Let's see if we can sort things out. You have given me most ...
Forgiving an abuser but not liking them4/26/2013
  Q: I may already know the answer to my question but I really need another believers opinion. Sorry, ...
  A: First let me say I am so proud of you as you go on your journey of healing. I am so happy you have ...
I'm afraid that I can't be forgiven.4/15/2013
  Q: I have a problem. I think that I have committed the unforgivable sin of blasphemy of the Holy ...
  A: Amanda, You have nothing to worry about, We serve a forgiving God of Grace and Mercy. He knows we ...
Context of Laws/Humor/Bible4/14/2013
  Q: Dr. M, how are you? I'm a man and I want to know if it's biblically acceptable for me to dress as a ...
  A: If you are not convicted about it,I don't believe it should be a problem. Some people do not think ...
Sex1/22/2013
  Q: Ok this may be a off the wall question but I am way to scared to ask my pastor. What is the view of ...
  A: That is a good question, yet a difficult one to answer. "Your question is not off the wall" I am ...
broken engagement1/17/2013
  Q: My fiancee has broken up with me after two and a half years together we had been engaged since June ...
  A: I am so sorry to hear what you are going through. My first question is you stated that, "You both ...
marriage12/6/2012
  Q: Dr. Swaby, I noticed you have expertise in marital questions, so here's one: What if i came to you ...
  A: So my first concern is what the word of God says about marriage. Marriage and the family are ...
is love a sin?9/19/2012
  Q: You recently posted a question to Reverend Ramona C. Stonecipher in category Christianity -- ...
  A: To answer your question Sheila" No love is not a sin" Same sex relationships are.. because it is not ...
Cohabitation9/1/2012
  Q: I am a recent college graduate and as expected, the job offers and opportunities aren't simply ...
  A: First let me say "I love your name" Thank you for writing. You are asking a great question and I ...
Christian counseling8/29/2012
  Q: Hope you can help.I have a variety of issues I am facing I am not sure if I can discuss a large ...
  A: I live hundreds of miles away from you so, I can only tell you what I would do. Where I live most ...
living with my ex-husband8/2/2012
  Q: My husband was unfaithful resulting in our divorce this past spring. As soon as the divorce was ...
  A: Congratulation to you and your ex-husband on restoring your relationship. Yes, according to the laws ...
Confusion over my relationship with my boyfriend7/27/2012
  Q: I have been dating this guy from my church for the past 3 years. In our relationship my boyfriend ...
  A: Let me see if I can help you with this. I have several questions that will help me understand the ...
Hubby/wife differences over time mgmnt5/28/2012
  Q: My husband and I are Christians and love the Lord. We are not currently feeling very victorious in ...
  A: Let me see if I can offer a few suggestions. You did indicate that you both are Christians, which is ...
Young married couple in need of help5/11/2012
  Q: My husband and I got married quite young (22 and 23) and after only knowing each other for around 9 ...
  A: I am so sorry to hear you are having such a hard time in your marriage. I would first like to ...
confused/afraid4/27/2012
  Q: Swaby, I haven't written to this site in quite a long time but right now I feel the need to reach ...
  A: Please remember that God is a loving and forgiving Father, full of Grace and Mercy. We all have ...
Christianity and Suicide4/26/2012
  Q: I have been immersed in the Christianity my whole life (47 yrs.) and would be considered by most to ...
  A: The short answer is "Yes,there is hope." Now, I will give you the long answer. It is not wise to go ...
Short Answer 12/15/2012
  Q: Would you agree with my short answer to the following question? Why I should be a Christian? ...
  A: I love it, Great answer. I would just add that Jesus died for my sins, which allows me to have a ...
Mt 15:1-11, MK 7:5-162/6/2012
  Q: What does the reference to Honour thy Father and Mother in Mt 15:1-11 and Mark 7:5-16 mean? Are ...
  A: I believe that verse (Matt 15:4) refers to honoring your parents as in respecting them. It is not ...
blasphemy against the holy spirit.2/2/2012
  Q: I'm afraid I commited it although that was the last thing I wanted to do. I was always asking god to ...
  A: This all is very confusing to me. There are so many errors in the responses the person sent you. ...
Thanks giving for Unsaved1/29/2012
  Q: It is common among Christians to conduct Thanks-giving services for the loved ones departed with the ...
  A: We do a home-going service here. Salvation(Being saved) is between God and the person who passed ...
Salvation Question1/14/2012
  Q: Swaby, We have corresponded before! Just so you know, I am doing great. I go to church all the ...
  A: I am glad you are doing well. John 3:16 Tells you what salvation is. Read the whole chapter which ...
Salvation.. Follow-Up12/8/2011
  Q: Swaby, I spoke with you a couple months ago regarding Salvation and knowing that you are saved. I ...
  A: I remember your letter. I am glad to hear things are going well for you. You have done a good job of ...
Father is verbally abusive to Mother11/25/2011
  Q: My Father who is a retired pastor and missionary is verbally abusive to my Mother. He has always ...
  A: Your mother may be thinking that your father will change, that is what many people in abusive ...
thinking of leaving my husband11/13/2011
  Q: I have been with my husband for 7 years and we have 3 wonderfull kids.But since we have been ...
  A: You do indeed have a lot going on.I can certainly understand the resentment based upon the ...
Regarding my initial question11/6/2011
  Q: Dr Swaby - I am a little confused. I asked you an initial question, to which you replied. I then ...
  A: I am on my way to church, but I wanted to respond to you. I believe I answered your question at ...
Divorce11/5/2011
  Q: Swaby, I have another question for you. I was reading Matthew 5:31-32, and it talks about divorce. ...
  A: You are fine. God wants wisdom to be your shield, to guard you path Proverbs 2:3-20 You are already ...
Thank You!!10/29/2011
  Q: Swaby, I just had to write you again and say thank you! After reading what you wrote me, I read ...
  A: :):) May God bless you and your family. May God continue to do a wonderful thing in your life and ...
Salvation... A Second Time?10/26/2011
  Q: I was saved two years ago, and baptized shortly thereafter. However, since then, I have felt as if ...
  A: Please be patient with me my daughter passed away on 10/16/11. I will answer your question by ...
Help - I have a major PROBLEM10/22/2011
  Q: My husband has three adult children by his first wife. All of his children and I get along very ...
  A: I am sorry it took me so long to respond, but I had a death in my family. I am sorry you are having ...

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I am able answer to questions on salvation, marriage and family, forgiveness and divorce as well as other biblical and life related question. I am a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor, I am able to research and answer questions according to the Word of God.(Bible) I enjoy guiding others to explore what the Word of God says about living our lives according to His Word. The Word of God answers all of lifes questions, which if followed will give us a life that will weather the storms, at which time we will find that we are still standing even in the mist of the storm. Remember, the Word of God promised us "That he will never leave us or forsake us" May God Bless and keep you in his perfect care.

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I am a licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor, I have done marriage Counseling Pre-Marriage Counseling, Biblical Counseling, and Counseling with teens. I love sharing information that will assist one with their walk. Even when we make a mistake it is important not to give up, but to repent ask forgiveness and get back on track. I enjoy encouraging and praying with my fellow Christians.

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The National Christian Counseling Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor Certified Temperment Counselor

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