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
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!
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?