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Notes Let me tell you about the Smith family. You probably have met a family like the Smiths before, or if not, you will certainly meet them at some point in your counseling ministry. They come to your church, a husband and wife that are wonderful people. They've got a boy...

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Does Biblical Submission Encourage Sinful Abuse?

Does biblical submission of a wife position her to be abused by her husband?  The answer is no.  Because of the political winds today, Bible-believing Christians are being confused by and even wrongly influenced by the “Me Too” and “Feminist” movements. It seems that tried and true complementarian views are coming under unbiblical scrutiny with false and misleading attacks on all sides. By complementarian I...

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Counseling a Fearful and Abused Wife

[embed]https://acbcdigitalresources.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/resources/Audio+Transcript+Files/Counseling+a+Fearful+and+Abused+Wife.mp3[/embed]   PDF Notes Today we will address counseling wives who are fearful in abusive situations. However, parts of this lecture can certainly be applied to a wife in any kind of fearful situation because the principles are the same. One of the primary responses to any kind of abuse is fear. And...

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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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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 196 | Legal Issues and Abuse

  Featuring: - How the church should think about Abuse from a legal perspective - Recommendations for consent forms - Steps to further understand your states reporting laws - Updates on Legal issues and gender - A case study of Church law suite Organizations: - Church Law and Tax Report - Christian Legal Society - Alliance Defending Freedom - Center for...

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