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Fear in Pandemics

We are certainly facing problems in our culture today as we talk about pandemics. What I'm referring to at least in our current cultural context is COVID-19, the coronavirus. We have become very accustomed to those words and that language to describe this virus. It's interesting to me how easy...

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TIL 248: The Church and Polyamory

Featuring The biblical portrait of the gospel Biblical expression of sexuality The counsel we give must be rooted in the design of Scripture Notes Polyamory: Pastors' Next Sexual Frontier (Christianity Today article) God's Design for Man and Woman: A Biblical-Theological Survey Biblical Principles of Sex (Ministry Monographs for Modern Times) Transforming Homosexuality: What the Bible...

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TIL 243: What the Bible says about Codependency (feat. Cheryl Bell)

Featuring:  1. How does a biblical view of codependency differ from a secular view? 2. How does Scripture describe the consequences of this heart attitude and behavioral response? 3. How does God respond to those who chose codependence over God-dependence?   Dale Johnson: Dr. Sam Stephens, our Director of Training Center Certification, was able to sit...

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George Scipione | A Tribute

"I thank God for the life of George Scipione. He was my professor of counseling in seminary in 1987 and then my mentor as we worked together in IBCD (formerly CCEF) starting in 1994 (2 Tim. 2:2).  George asked me to take over as Director of IBCD in 2006. George was...

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