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Samuel Stephens

serves as the Director of Training Center Certification at ACBC and Assistant Professor of Biblical Counseling at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Dangers of Eclecticism

Truth in Love 313

Believers need to be cautious of eclectic approaches and have a discerning mind when it comes to fidelity to the Scriptures.

May 31, 2021

Misrepresentations of Biological Psychiatry Part 2

Truth in Love 312

Biological psychiatry attempts to explain, in a reductionistic way, that psychological problems are only caused by something that’s gone awry in our bodies.

May 24, 2021

Misrepresentations of Biological Psychiatry Part 1

Truth in Love 311

Examine some of the exaggerated claims of biological psychiatry highlighted by the Harvard Review of Psychiatry.

May 17, 2021

Challenges of the Therapeutic Relationship

Truth in Love 310

Explore the biblical role of the counselor in a counseling relationship.

May 10, 2021

Distinctions of the Therapeutic Relationship

Truth in Love 309

In a therapeutic, professional relationship, clinical distance is required. The opposite is true of biblical counseling.

Emotions as Vital Indicators

Truth in Love 301

What we feel is a direct result of what we think.

Mar 8, 2021

Roadblocks Along the Avenue of Grace

As ministers of reconciliation, may we call others to Christ and put no stumbling blocks in their paths.

Feb 26, 2021

How Biblical Counseling Transformed My Marriage

Truth in Love 284

We began to see our relationship in light of pleasing God, rather than just pleasing ourselves.

Nov 9, 2020

Counseling Center Resources

A running list of free, downloadable tools that can be helpful in establishing and growing your counseling ministry.

Oct 9, 2020

How to Become an ACBC Certified Training Center

This session walks through the training center certification process from beginning to end.

Oct 9, 2020

Despair: A Medical Perspective

Truth in Love 275

Dr. Stephens and Dr. Edmonds discuss the line between the medical and the spiritual regarding despair.

Sep 7, 2020

Counseling Using Biblical Narrative

By utilizing Scripture, biblical counselors can equip our counselees to successfully navigate their lives.

Sep 3, 2020