Biblical Preaching and Biblical Counseling: What Makes Them “Biblical”?

Bob Kellemen

Bob Kellemen

When the pastor preaches from the pulpit, he focuses on relating God’s truth to life. When the pastor shares in interactive, conversational ways in the pastoral counseling office, he focuses on relating God’s truth to life. The question I want us to consider is, “Should extra-biblical worldviews have a role in biblical preaching or biblical counseling?” Continue reading

Counseling Under the Cross: How Martin Luther Applied the Gospel to Daily Life Author Interview Q&A with Dr. Bob Kellemen

Bob Kellemen

Bob Kellemen

Today, as we celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, it is fitting to highlight Bob Kellemen’s newest book, Counseling Under the Cross: How Martin Luther Applied the Gospel to Daily Life, recently released by New Growth Press. Counseling Under the Cross shares scores of powerful vignettes, Luther quotes, and real-life narratives that illustrate how Martin Luther provided biblical counseling to hurting and struggling people. Continue reading

15 Martin Luther Quotes on the Sufficiency of Scripture

Bob Kellemen

Bob Kellemen

Martin Luther is famous for his Ninety-Five Theses which launched the Reformation. So, I thought I would collate my favorite 95 Martin Luther quotes from my new book: Counseling Under the Cross: How Martin Luther Applied the Gospel to Daily Life (released yesterday, August 14, by New Growth Press). Continue reading

4 Portraits of Gospel-Centered Black Church History

Bob Kellemen

Bob Kellemen

Lemuel Haynes offers a remarkable example of African American ministerial modeling. Born at West Hartford, Connecticut, in 1753, of a white mother and a black father, Haynes lived his entire eighty years in Congregationalist New England. He completed his indenture in time to serve in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Continue reading