I want to argue that there are distinct advantages to doing specialized counseling in the context of one’s local church, and I would even propose that it should be the norm.
So who are these one or two witnesses? And why are they so important to the church?
Every Christian should either be discipling someone else, be discipled by someone else, or be doing both.
I have learned that nothing brings greater joy to a pastor’s heart than a sinner who truly repents.
Here are the Cornhill Training Course’s answers submitted by Christopher Ash. The Cornhill Training Course is based out of London, England.
In my counseling training, I began to see that the Scriptures provide this overarching view to any problem of life.
People are willing to pay money to others who will never lead them to the Savior of the World. But that must change.
A pastor should know his congregation, and a Christian should know his non-Christian friend, so they both can exercise wisdom and sensitivity in communicating the gospel.
Here are the Charles Simeon Trust’s answers (submitted by David Helm and Robert Kinney). The Simeon Trust is based out of Chicago, Illinois.
By equipping your members to counsel one another, you enable them to do the front-line work of ministry. Here are twenty ways to cultivate a culture of counseling and discipleship in your church.
Are psychiatric medications sinful? Are they wise? Are they wrong? How should we view such things?
Here are the answers for the Capitol Hill Baptist Church internship program (submitted by Ben Wright). Capitol Hill Baptist Church is located in Washington, D. C.
I think one of the ways churches should work against the threat of pornography, very simply, is to start talking about it.
We need to remember that we are bound by the Word of God to speak the truth in love. Some of us are so wired to “speak the truth” that we fail to do it in love.
Here are the Bethlehem College and Seminary’s answers (submitted by Tom Steller). BCS is based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota.