Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling: A BCC/Harvest House Book

April 30, 2012


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Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling

In February, we announced the Biblical Counseling Coalition and Harvest House Publishers partnership in the production of an upcoming book: Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling.

The book is scheduled to release one year from now, in April 2013. If you would like updates over the next year, please click here to sign up for our BCC email updates.

Today we’d like to introduce you to the forty co-authors and the twenty-eight chapters in Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling. Of course, this early in production, these chapter titles are simply “working titles.”

Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling

Table of Contents

Foreword—David Powlison


Introduction: In Christ Alone—James MacDonald, Bob Kellemen, and Steve Viars

Part 1: A Practical Theology of Biblical Counseling

Chapter 1: The Glory of God: The Goal of Biblical Counseling—John Piper and Jack Delk

Chapter 2: The Power of the Redeemer—Ernie Baker and Jonathan Holmes

Chapter 3: The Ministry of the Holy Spirit—Justin Holcomb and Mike Wilkerson

Chapter 4: The Unity of the Trinity—Kevin Carson and Jeff Forrey

Chapter 5: The Grand Narrative of the Bible—John Henderson

Chapter 6: The Sufficiency of Scripture—Steve Viars and Rob Green

Chapter 7: The Spiritual Anatomy of the Soul—Bob Kellemen and Sam Williams

Chapter 8: The Influences on the Human Heart—Jeff Forrey and Jim Newheiser

Chapter 9: The Problem of Sin—Robert Jones and Brad Hambrick

Chapter 10: The Centrality of the Gospel—Robert Cheong

Chapter 11: The Gospel in Balance—Stuart Scott

Chapter 12: The Pursuit of Holiness—Lee Lewis and Michael Snetzer

Chapter 13: The Weapons of Our Warfare—Bob Kellemen and Dwayne Bond

Chapter 14: The Hope of Eternity—Nicolas Ellen and Jeremy Lelek

Part 2: A Practical Methodology of Biblical Counseling

Chapter 15: The Biblical Counseling Ministry of the Local Church—Steve Viars and Rob Green

Chapter 16: The Health of the Church and Biblical Counseling—Deepak Reju and Mark Dever

Chapter 17: The Personal, Private, and Pulpit Ministry of the Word—Kevin Carson

Chapter 18: The Transformational Tie Between Small Group Ministry and Biblical Counseling—Brad Bigney and Ken Long

Chapter 19: The Goal and Focus of Spiritual Formation—Robert Cheong and Heath Lambert

Chapter 20: The Importance of Multiculturalism in Biblical Counseling—Rod Mays and Charles Ware

Chapter 21: The Nature of the Biblical Counseling Relationship—Jeremy Pierre and Mark Shaw

Chapter 22: The Key Elements of the Biblical Counseling Process—Randy Patten and Mark Dutton

Chapter 23: The Diagnosis and Treatment of Idols of the Heart—Howard Eyrich and Elyse Fitzpatrick

Chapter 24: The Power of Confession and Repentance—James MacDonald and Garrett Higbee

Chapter 25: The Power of Forgiveness—James MacDonald and Garrett Higbee

Chapter 26: The Ministry of Soul Care for People Who Suffer—Bob Kellemen and Greg Cook

Chapter 27: The Biblical Understanding and Treatment of Emotions—Jeff Forrey

Chapter 28: The Complex Mind/Body Connection—Laura Hendrickson

Conclusion: Unity in Truth and Love—James MacDonald, Bob Kellemen, and Steve Viars

Appendix A: The Mission, Vision, and Passion Statement of the Biblical Counseling Coalition

Appendix B: The Confessional Statement of the Biblical Counseling Coalition

Appendix C: The Doctrinal Statement of the Biblical Counseling Coalition

Bibliography of Sources Cited


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9 thoughts on “Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling: A BCC/Harvest House Book

  1. That book looks great. Looks like many important topics are covered and new areas explored. This is going to be very helpful.

  2. How exciting and how thankful we should all be to the Lord that He has brought together such a godly and wise team of biblical counselling practitioners. Their endeavours in providing such a wonderful resources will be a blessing for many years to come. Roll on 2013. I cannot wait to place my order. Please make sure it comes in Kindle.

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  6. I’m anticipating all these chapters – a good looking book this this. But my question is, “which chapter seems to be missing”? How Biblical Counseling fits into and serves the great commission intrigues me.

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