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Biblical (Nouthetic) Counseling

Apr 15, 2018

How concerned should we be when we hear reports mental illness is epidemic? They tell us one in four people have or will be diagnosed with a mental illness and the only way to control this is to increase funding for mental health. What they never tell you is the diagnostic method they use to make these claims is...

Apr 1, 2018

In order to understand mental illness we need to ask ourselves; what is bodily illness? What do we mean when we say someone is ill? Illness refers to an abnormal biological condition.The words "mental" and  "illness" can only be used metaphorically and not literally. 

Mar 15, 2018

How can looking back at the Reformation 500 years ago be helpful regarding counseling today? There are similarities between then and now. Ecclesiastical leaders compromised the inerrancy and sufficiency of Scripture. There was widespread ignorance of the Bible. Immorality was rampant. Sin was often referred to as...

Mar 1, 2018

I call the longing in man's heart "the urge for paradise". Ever since the fall the urge for paradise, a better world has consumed the human race. The psychologies explain this urge as a great evolutionary impulse driving men on to perfection. The utopian dreams of psychology are based on an erroneous view of man. 

Feb 15, 2018

There is a lot of confusion about the word counseling.There are two categories people fall into when it comes to this question of counseling. First, there are those who say counseling is an optional ministry. Second, are those who say counseling is not optional, but commanded. Paul said his ministry consisted...