Why Penal Substitutionary Atonement Matters for CounselingBy Patti Withers | 9Marks Journal: The Heart of the Gospel: Penal Substitutionary Atonement | 08.20.2019
As counselors, we must help our counselees see that because of Christ’s substitutionary atonement they can have relief from guilt and shame, a proper view of forgiveness, and access to the Father.
Once Abused by the Church, Now I Love the ChurchBy Patti Withers | 9Marks Journal: Church Membership: Following the Lord Together | 05.07.2019
But Christ intends the local church to be a comfort and grace to all believers— even those who, like me, have been victims of church abuse.
Calvinism & CounselingBy Patti Withers | 9Marks Journal: Ecclesiology for Calvinists | 02.05.2019
I rely heavily on the truth of God’s sovereignty in counseling, particularly on those aspects of his sovereignty that intersect with the doctrine of sanctification.