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Biblical (Nouthetic) Counseling

Aug 15, 2018

John Bunyan's classic Pilgrims Progress depicts the Christian life. We are surrounded by all sorts of vendors wanting to sell us what appears to be the true and genuine article. The only way to pass safely through Vanity Fair is to ignore the merchants and insist, whatever you may buy, buy truth and whatever you sell...


Aug 1, 2018

Man is a material and immaterial being. The immaterial part of man i.e. the heart affects the material part of man i.e. the body. This truth has tremendous implications in counseling. Sinful behavior that issues from the heart can produce uncomfortable feelings in the body like depression, anxiety, shame,...


Jul 15, 2018

Charles Spurgeon called Satan the ape of God. Just as an ape will mimic a person so Satan mimics God. God sends Christ, Satan sends false Christs (Matt. 24). God sends prophets, Satan sends false prophets (Matt. 7). Satan's program involves misleading men concerning his plan so as they follow his imitation they...


Jul 1, 2018

"I sinned" is correct. It is incorrect to use psychological euphemisms such as, "I made a mistake, poor choice, I have an obsessive compulsive disorder, or oppositional defiant disorder. Grace and forgiveness can only be experienced when a person understands they have sinned. Sin matters. 


Jun 15, 2018

How can the church minister to people that express feelings of being a male or female in the wrong body? I will address the worldview that drives the transgender debate, the cause of the feelings referred to as gender dysphoria and how the church should respond.