Gospel Matters in Counseling 2

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The Gospel matters in counseling. Isn’t it odd, then, that some Christians in the mental health field rarely share the good news of the Gospel in their counseling office? It’s tragic and wrong. This Gospel Matters series shares the Christ’s compassion for the broken. The Gospel is good news for every person who chooses to trust Christ and accept the gift he … Read More

Gospel Matters in Counseling 1

Tim AllchinFor Those Giving Help6 Comments

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The Gospel matters in counseling. Isn’t it odd, then, that some Christians in the mental health field act like the Gospel has no place in the counseling office? This Gospel Matters series shares the Christ’s compassion for the broken. The Gospel is good news for every person who chooses to trust Christ and accept the gift he offers: new life in him. … Read More

Caring Like Christ, Part 4

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In this session of Caring Like Christ, the focus is Sanctification Understood. The first post in this mini-series gave an essential overview. The second post looked at Biblical Shepherding. The third post covered Reaching the Heart. At the bottom of this post, we have a special announcement for you! (Note from Ed.–When this post first published on 1-15-15, the cost of Level 1 courses … Read More

Basics Every Counselor Needs

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Every counselor — every Christian! — needs the basics on how to come alongside the hurting. While most women are nurturers by nature, wives of pastors, seminarians, and ministry leaders are often led to the role of counselor. This is what happened to Sherry Allchin, whose husband founded Biblical Counseling Center in 1989, a nonprofit counseling center strong in the … Read More

Counseling Women Abused as Kids

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“Counseling for Women Abused as Kids” is the third post in a four-part blog series on godly responses to kids and sexual sin. Part 1 looked at grooming tactics used by predators: “Stay Safe from Child Sexual Abuse,” and Part 2 wrestled with “When Kids View Pornography.” Despite parents’ best efforts, sometimes sex abusers hurt children. The effects can last a lifetime. … Read More

When Kids View Pornography

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“When Kids View Pornography” by Sherry Allchin is Part 2 of a four-part blog series on godly responses to kids and sexual sin. Read Part 1: “Stay Safe from Child Sex Abuse.” In the last days, perilous times will come….” (2 Timothy 3:1-5). Our children are growing up in a dangerous world, and as parents we cannot always protect them. … Read More

The Gospel Frees the Hurting

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The power of the gospel frees the hurting. Your church can help free the hurting too. While visiting his hometown synagogue, Jesus read a passage from Isaiah, a passage that speaks of freedom. It flows with compassion. The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,     because he has anointed me     to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to … Read More

Do You Give to Get?

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Do you give to get? Is this selfish?   Jacob wrestled with God and when God said to stop, Jacob replied: “I will not let you go until you bless me” Gen. 32:26, ESV Is your friend like Jacob too? Wanting, wanting, wanting. Does she want blessings too? Do you? Here’s a tool to find out. A Tool to Help You … Read More

How Do You Define Yourself?

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How do you define yourself? People tend to think in categories, but don’t see that the parts make up the whole person — the man or woman or child who represents Jesus everywhere they go. By What You Do Let’s say a Christian man named Todd gets up in the morning and kisses his wife and kids before heading off … Read More