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TIL 212 | Addiction Intervention

Featuring: What does "Addiction Intervention" mean? Steps of pre-intervention A Case Study of Addiction Intervention Resources:  The Heart of Addiction: A Biblical Perspective, Mark Shaw How Not to Raise an Addict, Mark Shaw Divine Intervention: Hope and Help for Families of Addicts, Mark Shaw Mark Shaw | How to Conduct an Addiction Intervention (ACBC Lecture) ...

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David Powlison | A Tribute

David Powlison wanted us to celebrate his life in color. In part, because he lived life in color. He saw deeply and observed keenly the beauty of God through the lens of Jesus Christ. So, a few days ago, I purchased a Hawaiian shirt to wear at his memorial, the...

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TIL 209 | Understanding Testosterone

How does testosterone impact men? Medical doctor and biblical counselor Dan Dionne shares his perspective. Featuring: What is low testosterone? Understanding a medical perspective Advice for Biblical Counselors How can we help a wife support her husband? Resources: TIL 199: Understanding Hormones (feat. Dr. Dionne) Gospel and Mental Illness Conference STATEMENT REGARDING MENTAL DISORDERS, MEDICINE, AND COUNSELING...

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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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