15:14 Ep. 032 – Brad Bigney

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Brad Bigney is Pastor at Grace Fellowship Church in Florence, KY, author of Gospel Treason, and frequent speaker at biblical counseling conferences around the world. Curtis sits down with Brad in his study to discuss how Grace Fellowship Church was planted and founded with biblical counseling as a central tenant of the church and how that influences the culture and life of the church Continue reading

Avoiding Burnout as a Biblical Counselor

Victoria Mwongela

Victoria Mwongela

Almost everyone in the counseling profession experiences burnout. Even those of us outside the profession who take time to regularly have intentional conversations with others might experience burnout. Although burnout is not unusual or even shameful, it is helpful to acknowledge it in order to address and prevent it in the future. 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

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

15:14 Ep. 031 – Rachael Rosser

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Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a difficult subject to discuss, let alone counsel. In this episode of 15:14, Curtis had the chance to interview Rachael Rosser on the topic of counseling those who wrestle with Complex PTSD. Rachael is a Groups Minister at the Village Church in Plano, TX, as well as a LPC Supervisor with North Texas Christian Counseling. Rachael’s experience in cross-cultural counseling, as well as working with women who have come out of long-term abuse or human trafficking, gives her unique insight into counseling this difficult issue. Continue reading