Question: What empirical evidence do you have that Nouthetic Counseling is superior to other forms of counseling? Answer: Quite frankly, none. Do you wonder at that? Let me tell you why you shouldn’t. To compare Christian counseling with other forms of counseling is to compare oranges to apples … [Read more...] about Empirical Evidence?
Paul was so upset that he didn't bother to begin his letter to the Galatians with the usual salutation. Instead he jumped right into the fray with all four feet! What could have upset him so greatly? Simply this---people were leading the Galatian church(s) astray about the Gospel itself! Now … [Read more...] about An Upset Apostle!
All God does for His own is gracious. There was no need to create man; creation was a gracious act. Creating him in His own image and likeness was unbelievably gracious---think about it! Placing him in a marvelous setting, making him the ruler of the planet, providing a wife appropriate to him in … [Read more...] about All of Grace
Now you may wonder why I decided to make my own translation of the New Testament. There were a number of motives behind this effort. Let me mention but three. At this point in my ministry I needed to devote a concentrated period of time to a close study of the Scriptures. Nothing I could think … [Read more...] about Translator’s Forward to the CCNT/P
Have you ever thought much about the way in which God works to bring about His purposes? Take the story of Joseph---what a chain of events to finally land him in the position by which he could influence all of Egypt and save his people! Because he was unable to fathom where each event was heading, … [Read more...] about Do You Wonder What He’s Up To?