Jay Adams entered into his eternal rest with his Lord on November 14, 2020. He was 91 years old. Adams was best known as the founder of the modern Biblical counseling movement, launched with the publication of his groundbreaking book Competent to Counsel in 1970. He was a champion for the cause … [Read more...] about Jay E. Adams 1929 – 2020
On Friday, September 11 we held a small celebration in the home of Jay and Betty Jane Adams to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Competent to Counsel. Special guests included: Dr. Mike Spradlin, President of Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary Dr. John Babler, Newly … [Read more...] about 50 Years of Competent to Counsel
Sanctification is the key doctrine upon which effective biblical counseling is built. Counselors will flounder in the counseling room if they are unclear about it--and their counselees will fare even worse. Sanctification and Counseling brings together three books Jay Adams wrote to confront … [Read more...] about A New Book from Jay Adams!
I recently exchanged e-mails with a young lady who was seeking advice about a career change. During the course of our conversation she made this statement: I have had an application to (a seminary counseling progam) filled out for a year but I haven't felt the Lord moving me to send … [Read more...] about How do You Feel?
Question: If you throw a rock at a pack of dogs, which animal yelps the loudest? Answer: The one that was hit. I was recently reminded of this old riddle when I was asked during a Q & A session why Dr. Adams engenders so much anger among psychologists, integrationists, and even some who … [Read more...] about On Being Nice