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What Does Love Cover?

[embed]https://acbcdigitalresources.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/resources/Audio+Transcript+Files/What+Does+Love+Cover.mp3[/embed] PDF Notes There's a lot of division on the issues of covering sin and forgiveness. I think I have seven books on my shelf on forgiveness, and they all land differently on this issue: What does it mean to cover sin? Here I'll attempt to introduce you to the issues at play...

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Counseling Couples Preparing for Marriage

[embed]https://acbcdigitalresources.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/resources/Audio+Transcript+Files/Preparing+for+Marriage.mp3[/embed]   There are lot of different ways churches are handling pre-marriage counseling today. Some churches do nothing. Some churches have a class that couples take, some give couples the assignment of going and talking to a few older couples who have been-there-done-that and offer a few words of counsel, and then...

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Addressing Sinful Anger

[embed]https://acbcdigitalresources.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/resources/Audio+Transcript+Files/Help+for+Sinful+Anger.mp3[/embed]   PDF Notes In biblical counseling, we're usually eager to jump in and define a problem biblically. We need to do that, we need to give careful attention to it. But anger is one of those particular topics where sometimes our focus becomes just on the outward problem. We want to focus...

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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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When Panic Attacks

[embed]https://acbcdigitalresources.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/resources/Audio+Transcript+Files/When+Panic+Attacks_mixdown.mp3[/embed]   PDF Notes Four years ago, I could not have taught this breakout session. The 2013 ACBC Annual Conference fell between two trips to the emergency room. During both trips, I was sure I was having a heart attack. Without a doubt that's what I believed and that's what my wife believed. But...

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Creating a Culture of Discipleship in Your Church

[embed]https://acbcdigitalresources.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/resources/Audio+Transcript+Files/Creating+a+Culture+of+Discipleship+in+Your+Church.mp3[/embed]   We want to talk about how to help our churches speak to one another, engage in conversation, and be involved in each other's lives for the purpose and for the glory of God, and to help them in their sanctification. As we do that, certainly the church grows itself up....

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Biblical Sorrow Without Sinful Complaining

[embed]https://acbcdigitalresources.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/resources/Audio+Transcript+Files/Biblical+Sorrow+Without+Sinful+Complaining.mp3[/embed]   Sometimes as biblical counselors we don't clearly enough understand the distinction between biblical sorrow and sinful complaining, and I think because of that we end up hurting people more than helping people. I do believe there is a biblical distinction. As biblical counselors, we recognize that this world we live...

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Comfort for the Afflicted: God’s People and the Coronavirus

[embed]https://acbcdigitalresources.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/resources/Audio+Transcript+Files/2020.03.22_DennyBurk_2Corinthians1_1-7.mp3[/embed]   Many of you have been experiencing fear and dread at the possibility of contracting COVID-19, of being hospitalized, perhaps even of dying. Some of you are fearful about elderly family members or other loved ones with compromised immune systems. But even if you aren’t afraid of the coronavirus for health reasons,...

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Biblical Reasons Not to Worry

[embed]https://acbcdigitalresources.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/resources/Audio+Transcript+Files/Reason+The+Bible+Gives+to+not+Worry+-+Armond+Tiffe/Biblical+Reasons+Not+to+Worry.mp3[/embed]   PDF Notes We're all prone to worry from one degree to another. Do you remember the song, "Don't Worry, Be Happy"? The singer says that same phrase "Don't Worry, Be Happy" more than 20 times in one song, and it won awards and sold millions of songs. It must have struck...

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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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