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Hope in the Hurt

Psalm 62.8 Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us.   God changed a woman’s life through Psalm 62.8. He used this Scripture to define his own love to a soul in need of love, promoted a closer relationship with her, and provided life-changing...

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Biblical Counseling, The Sufficiency of Scripture, and the Use of Extra-Biblical Information (Part II)

The Sufficiency of Scripture Biblical counselors believe in the sufficiency of Scripture for counseling ministry. They reject that the corpus of secular psychology contributes anything essential to the discipline of conversational care.  This rejection does not entail a denial that secular psychology ever says anything true or helpful. It is an...

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Biblical Counseling, The Sufficiency of Scripture, and the Use of Extra-Biblical Information (Part I)

Introduction: A New Book, An Old Controversy Last week Zondervan released my new book, A Theology of Biblical Counseling: The Doctrinal Foundations of Counseling Ministry. The overall point of the book is to demonstrate that the kind of discussions that our culture calls counseling, are conversations that are necessarily theological in nature....

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INTERVIEW WITH JAY ADAMS

Southern Seminary recently recorded Dr. Heath Lambert interviewing Dr. Jay Adams. You can watch two videos from the interview at the Southern Blog. Here are some notable quotes from Dr. Adams taken from the footage: "I believe that every congregation is a counseling center. Whether it is a good one or not, or whether...

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TOP 10 NEWS ARTICLES FROM THE ACBC 2015 CONFERENCES

Here are the top ten news articles from the ACBC 2015 Conferences Listed here are the top ten news articles released about the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors pre-conference: "Transgender Confusion and Transformational Christianity" and annual conference: "Homosexuality: Compassion, Care, and Counsel." 1. Associated Press: "Reparative therapy criticized by Southern Baptist theologian" "A prominent Southern...

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