Only when we know our counselees well will we be able to guide them well from the Scriptures.
The lack of shared experience only further magnifies the power and sufficiency of God’s Word to change hearts and lives.
Truth In Love 365
Can we adopt secular methodologies in EFT into our biblical counseling framework? Does general revelation justify the means to an end?
Experience in counseling is a great thing, but it can lead to complacency in handling the Word of God.
The counselor must be able to offer answers from God’s Word, which means that he or she must know the Scriptures very well.
Homework assignments are spiritual growth exercises to be performed by the counselee between counseling sessions.
While the word for concern or anxiety is used in a positive sense in the Bible, it is most often used in describing a sinful failure to fully trust in God and love Him.
Truth in Love 353
God-like listening can be broken down into two categories: listening attentively and listening compassionately.
Truth in Love 352
It’s important to stop and consider the ways in which we are counseling. Are our words consistent with what God has said in His Word?
We are faithful in counseling when we proclaim Christ, and we do so utterly dependent upon His work within and through us.
While Job’s friends made a positive initial impression their foolish counsel left them rebuked by God —something we want to avoid.
Truth In Love 348
What do we believe about reparative therapy as biblical counselors, and how is it different from biblical counseling?