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
Today we post an important article Dr. Adams presented as an oral address to the students and faculty of Westminster Theological Seminary forty-five years ago. It is longer than our usual posts but you will be rewarded if you devote the time to reading it carefully. Click the following link to … [Read more...] about Counseling and the Sovereignty of God
John Calvin's emphasis was upon certainty. He abhorred the way in which Romanism kept people wondering whether or not they were saved. In his Defense of the Reformed faith, p. 256; Eerdmans, Grand Rapids (1958), he wrote: Thus nothing is left but constant disquietude, and slow torture, and … [Read more...] about Assurance
It's dusk outside as I write. There's something about dusk that makes me nostalgic. As a kid, it was the time when you got those last bits of play under your belt before you were called into the house for the evening. You kept throwing that ball until you could hardly see it coming. You missed … [Read more...] about Play Ball!
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