A Master’s Degree in Counseling or Biblical Counseling?

Lilly Park

Lilly Park

Recently, I received an email from one of my graduate students who was contemplating a degree in biblical counseling or one that would allow her to work as a licensed counselor. Her questions and concerns were understandable. They were similar to the ones asked by other students. In particular, she wanted a female perspective. Continue reading

15:14 Ep. 037 – Andi Rozier

The BCC

The BCC

Andi Rozier is the Worship Pastor for Harvest Bible Chapel in the Chicago area. He is also a song writer and leader of Vertical Worship. This interview discusses how biblical counseling was instrumental in Andi’s life. We also explore some of the challenges faced by worship leaders and how God’s Word helps keep them grounded in their faith and ministry. Continue reading

Serving Missionaries through Biblical Counseling

Eliza Jane Huie

Eliza Jane Huie

The life of a missionary and/or missionary family is full of sacrifice. Those called to the mission field leave all that is familiar to begin a new life in a country foreign and unknown to them. The challenges encountered are impacting to themselves and their family as a whole. Continue reading

Counseling Mushrooms and Oak Trees

Andy Farmer

Andy Farmer

Counseling is an encounter with what we call in our vernacular, “presenting issues.” Any good biblical counselor knows that presenting problems typically express deeper heart-based concerns. These “roots” are what get our attention, and hopefully our ministry efforts as well. But even in looking at heart issues in counseling I find it tempting to expect oak-sized change with mushroom-like immediacy. Continue reading

Book Review of Do Ask, Do Tell, Let’s Talk Why and How Christians Should Have Gay Friends by Brad Hambrick

Ellen Castillo

Ellen Castillo

Brad Hambrick has written a helpful book for Christians as they think through their interactions with individuals within the LGBT community. This book challenges us to make friends and love others as Jesus loves. Brad takes a humble approach that stands firm on the Word of God, while giving us both theological reasons and practical ways to love others. Continue reading