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TIL 210: Domestic Abuse

Featuring: - First steps in responding to domestic abuse - Building involvement and offering hope - How to keep a victim safe - What if I am scared to counsel in this situation? - Complementarianism and domestic violence Resources from Chris Moles: The Heart of Domestic Abuse: Gospel Solutions for Men Who Use Control and Violence in...

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TIL 208 | How to Build a Church Counseling Ministry

Pastor Tony Anderson sat down with Taron Defevers, staff member at ACBC, to give guidance on how to start a counseling ministry in your local church from his experience as an ACBC certified training center. Featuring:  First Steps Begin Praying for like-minded leadership and ministry partners. Equip the staff, then cast a...

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The Valley of the Shadow

It has been nearly five years since the fateful night that I received a phone call from my parents. Their voices were sad and monotone. They told me that a family had committed suicide. I was numb in my disbelief. After what felt like an eternity, the disbelief began to...

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Counseling the Hard Cases | A Book Review

Childhood sexual abuse. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Postpartum Depression. Anorexia. Bipolar Disorder. Same-sex attraction. These are just a sample of the counseling problems discussed in Counseling the Hard Cases by Stuart Scott and Heath Lambert. This work is a compilation of stories written by a team of biblical counselors who relay...

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TIL 207 | Counseling Tips

Martha Peace has been counseling as an ACBC member since 1989. On today's podcast Martha reflects on her years of counseling experience. Along the way she has picked up some valuable lessons, and today she passes those lessons on to other biblical counselors. Resources: Martha Peace's Website Salvation Worksheets Attitudes of a Transformed Heart...

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TIL 205 | Responding Biblically to Temptation

On this week's edition of Truth in Love, Lisa Schmidt discusses how to respond biblically to temptation with Dr. Dale Johnson. Featuring: Why having a right understanding of God is the foundation. Where do temptations come from? What conditions can increase our temptation? What are the root stages of temptation? (James 1:14) How to respond biblically...

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TIL 203: Guarding Against Gossip

On this week's podcast, ACBC member Caroline Newheiser provides a biblical approach to fighting gossip and pursuing holy, God-honoring speech. Featuring: What is Gossip and how can we identify it? Would I say that if this person were here? What standard does God set for how we talk? Gossip is a heart issue. Guidance for how...

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