Reality, to a large degree, is constructed subjectively through the processes of the mind. ”Facts” are perceived, variables of that perception shape an interpretation, and these interpretations ultimately serve to shape a person’s experiential reality. By no means does this diminish the fact that objective, absolute truth exists, but it is important to recognize that this process of perception, interpretation, and conclusion has a significant impact on the way people experience life. Understanding this can have a profound impact on helping people walk through difficult seasons of suffering.
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For #InternationalPodcastDay we thought we’d share a few of our favorites: Speak The Truth, Counsel for Life, Encounter and The Paul Tripp Podcast to name a few. We find these podcast to be engaging, encouraging and insightful to the topic of Mental Health in a Biblical Worldview. Check them out!
There are particular truths and distinctions that make a biblical counseling worldview unique from all the other systems of counseling in the world. In a previous post, we set out to provide a definition for biblical counseling. This lesson tries to answer the question: What makes biblical counseling unique and distinct from all the other […]
If you’re committed to sound counsel from the Word in your own life and the lives of others, become an ABC Member for countless counseling resources! If growing in your commitment to sound counsel from the Word is a goal for this New Year, consider becoming a member of the Association of Biblical Counselors. Our […]
Those grieving loved ones lost, recovering from abuse, walking through a dark night of the soul and suffering in many ways have been given a great light. It’s really dark right now, but the street outside my house is well lit. Every house in sight from my house is trimmed with bright Christmas lights, and […]
“So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience; bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone; just as the Lord forgave you, so also should you. Beyond all these things put on love, which […]
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The Association of Biblical Counselors resources and supports local churches in biblical counseling ministry through our church equipping initiatives. The Association of Biblical Counselors is committed to encourage, equip and enlist followers of Jesus Christ in the personal ministry of God’s Word. To help fulfill this mission, ABC has several ministry concentrations, including our Church Equipping initiatives, which […]
We often hear Christians today talking about “brokenness.” Many seem to use “brokenness” to describe the underlying reason they sin. Someone might say, “I struggle with pornography because of the ‘brokenness’ I experienced growing up in a home with a father who objectified women.” Others seem to use “brokenness” to describe the result of being […]
In our previous post, we considered a bigger picture of biblical counseling, originating in the Garden, with God offering counsel to mankind and calling mankind to share it with others in order to display His glory and serve the best interest of His people. We continue in this post, seeing throughout scripture how God’s counsel […]
For the last two or three days, I have been dreading going in my back yard. It is a beautiful back yard with a nice pergola, lush green grass, and beautiful plants. So why would I dread going to such a restful and soothing space? I dreaded it because there is a huge fig tree […]