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A Biblical Counseling Worldview Part Two

Author: Category: Blog, Counseling, Ministry, The Gospel

These five distinctives and ten statements of biblical counseling hopefully provide some structure and support for our biblical counseling worldview. In a previous post, we discussed particular truths and distinctions that make the biblical counseling worldview unique. This lesson continues that discussion by considering five distinctives of biblical counseling that hopefully provide some structure and...

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Jesus Cares About the Lost

Author: Category: Blog, The Gospel

Jesus came to us when we couldn’t come to him. Jesus loved us when we couldn’t love him. Jesus gave us life when we couldn’t get it for ourselves. Jesus sought us when we were utterly lost. “What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he has lost one of them, does not leave...

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Do You Equate Making Disciples to Counseling?

Author: Category: Counseling, Ministry, Relationships, The Gospel

According to the teachings of Jesus and the Great Commission, we are all called to make disciples – to counsel the Word in our lives and of others. How many of us don’t know someone who has struggled or is currently struggling with depression, anxiety, parenting problems, addictions, marriage issues? It’s our commitment at the...

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A Definition for Biblical Counseling

Author: Category: Blog, Counseling, Ministry, The Gospel

Biblical counseling can be defined as a fluid event and process of a Spirit-empowered Christ follower providing face-to-face ministry of the Word to others. Biblical counseling is a process of focused discipleship. It is one aspect of discipleship. It is an aspect of discipleship focused on the application of God’s Word and walking in God’s...

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Five Reasons to Read the Bible in 2017

Author: Category: Blog, Identity/Roles, Ministry, The Gospel

Rather than a reading plan or duty-bound checklist, here are five reasons to read the Bible to grow in your identity, understanding and hope in 2017! I’m sure by now that you’ve received multiple emails, social media ads, or push notifications encouraging you to start a Bible reading plan for 2017. Since it’s only days...

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New Year, New Biblical Counseling Conference, Same Heart

Author: Category: Blog, Counseling, Ministry, The Gospel

It’s a New Year and a new Biblical counseling conference with the same heart to call all believers to grow in their practical ability to counsel the Word. Our team at the Association of Biblical Counselors is excited and grateful for the opportunity to gather this April 27-29th at the ABC National Conference. This new Biblical counseling...

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Every Christian Should See a Counselor

Author: Category: Blog, Counseling, Marriage, The Gospel

I believe every Christian should spend extended time with a counselor. Now, I know that’s a provocative statement, so let me explain. Years ago, I was listening to a message by a pastor I respect, and he was talking about how he and his wife go to counseling. So, I went home and told my...

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Helping Others Find Peace this Christmas

Author: Category: Blog, Counseling, Family, Relationships, The Gospel

For as bright as the holidays may be, it is equally dark for many, giving us the opportunity to live out our divine call to counsel in helping others find peace this Christmas! The holiday season is again upon us ushering in a seemingly magical transformation of social life. Celebration is the theme of the...

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An Opportunity for Believers to Rest, Connect and Learn

Author: Category: Blog, Counseling, Non-Profit, The Gospel

Join us for the Association of Biblical Counselors’ 2017 National Conference, happening April 27-29 at Irving Bible Church in DFW! As believers in Jesus Christ, we are all Called to Counsel. We live in a fractured world full of broken and hurting people like ourselves who struggle with all sorts of issues day in and...

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Thanksgiving Everyday

Author: Category: Blog, Relationships, The Gospel

“O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. O give thanks unto the God of gods: for his mercy endureth for ever. O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.” – Psalms 136:1-3  While I appreciate the locution of our word...

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