How is nouthetic counseling different from just coming along side of those who are struggling and building relationship and speaking into their lives? This was the question that was put to one of our students as he explained to his church elders his goal to complete his studies with us and seek … [Read more...] about Counseling by Cliché
Back in 1963, Henry Blamiers wrote a landmark book entitled, The Christian Mind, in which he encouraged the church to begin thinking. As a result, some took him seriously, and did so! The central thesis of that seminal work was that scholarship has taken the place that rightly belongs to … [Read more...] about Innovative Thinking: the Proper Goal
Occasionally, I hear as the pragmatic objection to my position that counseling must be biblical, and only biblical, “but so and so went to a non-Christian counselor who certainly didn’t do biblical counseling, and yet it helped.” How does one properly respond to that protest? Well, by saying that … [Read more...] about "But . . . It Helped!"
I rise today to share some urgent advice with students of biblical counseling. My target audience are those students especially who are studying in College or Seminary as well as those who are learning in a number of church-based training centers. You are involved in an important study which you … [Read more...] about Important Advice for Biblical Counseling Students
You wanted to know how it is that a person can change his lifestyle? The answer is simple: Anyone can change if he is determined to do so. Some change for health reasons (they may stop smoking). Others change in order to please a certain girl—or fellow—as the case may be (they change their language … [Read more...] about Here it is . . .