Why Women Counselors Should Study Theology

Caroline Newheiser

Caroline Newheiser

This past week I have been privileged to sit in a Systematic Theology class taught by Kevin de Young at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina. I am a counseling student learning theology. The class read 685 pages of Francis Turretin’s Institutes of Elenctic Theology, published in 1679. Is the study of God an important part of the counseling curriculum? Should women even study theology? Why should anyone read systematic theology books written long ago? Shouldn’t we just love Jesus? Continue reading

Should a Wife be Jealous?

Caroline Newheiser

Caroline Newheiser

The Bible clearly teaches that one type of jealousy is a sinful desire of the flesh which is set against the Spirit. It is in the list of works of the flesh in Galatians 5:19-21. James 3:16 says that jealousy brings disorder and every vile practice. So should a wife be jealous? Continue reading