Biblical Counseling: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Ted Tripp
Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Ted Tripp

Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Ted Tripp

Ted Tripp’s book, Shepherding a Child’s Heart, is a thoughtful book written for parents with the aim to teach children about their need for the gospel so that they may live in response to the gospel. The means by which this is accomplished begins by teaching young...

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Biblical Counseling: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
From Pride to Humility: A Biblical Perspective by Stuart Scott
From Pride to Humility: A Biblical Perspective by Stuart Scott

From Pride to Humility: A Biblical Perspective by Stuart Scott

Stuart Scott’s book, From Pride to Humility: A Biblical Perspective, is a small, accessible book designed to help counselee’s identify sinful pride, repent of it, and replace it with God-centered humility. The book is an excerpt taken from Scott’s...

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Biblical Counseling: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
Finally Free; Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace by Heath Lambert
Finally Free; Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace by Heath Lambert

Finally Free; Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace by Heath Lambert

Heath Lambert’s book, Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace, is an issue-specific book for men and women (but particularly men) who struggle with sexual sin, specifically in the area of pornography. In the introduction of the book Lambert puts...

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Biblical Counseling: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
Get Outta My Face: How to Reach Angry, Unmotivated Teens with Biblical Counsel by Rick Horne
Get Outta My Face: How to Reach Angry, Unmotivated Teens with Biblical Counsel by Rick Horne

Get Outta My Face: How to Reach Angry, Unmotivated Teens with Biblical Counsel by Rick Horne

Rick Horne’s book, Get Outta My Face: How to Reach Angry, Unmotivated Teens with Biblical Counsel, is an extremely practical and helpful book written for any adult seeking to help teens see the bigger picture of their actions, in an effort to direct their attention...

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Biblical Counseling: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
The Goal of this Personal Ministry We Call “Biblical Counseling”
The Goal of this Personal Ministry We Call “Biblical Counseling”

The Goal of this Personal Ministry We Call “Biblical Counseling”

The Lord of the Church is at work. Jesus Christ is building His Church. However, He is not only building His Church, He is also making her holy—a work that He will not stop performing until she is blameless: “…Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for...

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Biblical Counseling: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
How to Equip Yourself to Counsel Biblically
How to Equip Yourself to Counsel Biblically

How to Equip Yourself to Counsel Biblically

“For Ezra had set his heart to study the law of the Lord and to practice it, and to teach His statutes and ordinances in Israel” (Ezra 7:10). After 70 years in exile, when Israel was returning to Judah, Ezra was charged with re-establishing the interpretation and...

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Biblical Counseling: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
A Task Interrupted: Why and How the Church Departed from Biblical Counseling
A Task Interrupted: Why and How the Church Departed from Biblical Counseling

A Task Interrupted: Why and How the Church Departed from Biblical Counseling

When I was introduced to biblical counseling, it seemed as if I had discovered some rare jewel. There were several aspects of the biblical counseling movement that captivated my attention. Classical soul care drew upon a rich heritage of faithful practice by...

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Biblical Counseling: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
Biblical Counseling, the Church, and Church Discipline
Biblical Counseling, the Church, and Church Discipline

Biblical Counseling, the Church, and Church Discipline

As a pastor, I love one of David Powlison’s definitions of biblical counseling: Counseling is one part of the overall ministry of Christ that meets us publicly, privately, and interpersonally…biblical counseling is part of the interpersonal ministry of the Word....

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Biblical Counseling: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
Establishing A Biblical Counseling Ministry from Scratch
Establishing A Biblical Counseling Ministry from Scratch

Establishing A Biblical Counseling Ministry from Scratch

You are excited about Biblical counseling! Perhaps you were exposed to Biblical counseling at a conference you attended. Perhaps you or a loved one received Biblical counseling and found peace, hope, and joy through the careful study and application of God’s word....

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Biblical Counseling: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
Why the Local Church Should Care About Biblical Counsel
Why the Local Church Should Care About Biblical Counsel

Why the Local Church Should Care About Biblical Counsel

Scott and Laura were married 12 years ago, but recently, Scott got involved in affair with a woman at work. He’s a “Type A” kind of guy, making it to an executive vice-presidency within three years of joining the company. He’s married to Laura—a shy, retiring kind...

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Biblical Counseling: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
Interview with Dr. Bob Kellemen Gospel-Centered Family Counseling An Equipping Guide for Pastors and Counselors
Interview with Dr. Bob Kellemen Gospel-Centered Family Counseling An Equipping Guide for Pastors and Counselors

Interview with Dr. Bob Kellemen Gospel-Centered Family Counseling An Equipping Guide for Pastors and Counselors

T4L: For those of you who read our other articles in this issue, we are interviewing Dr. Bob Kellemen on his other biblical counseling book, Gospel-Centered Family Counseling: An Equipping Guide for Pastors and Counselors. We previously spoke with him about the...

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Biblical Counseling: What Is It and Why Is It Important?
Interview of Dr. Bob Kellemen Gospel-Centered Marriage Counseling An Equipping Guide for Pastors and Counselors
Interview of Dr. Bob Kellemen Gospel-Centered Marriage Counseling An Equipping Guide for Pastors and Counselors

Interview of Dr. Bob Kellemen Gospel-Centered Marriage Counseling An Equipping Guide for Pastors and Counselors

T4L: Today we are interviewing Dr. Bob Kellemen. Thank you very much for agreeing to do this interview with Theology for Life Magazine, Dr. Kellemen. Can you tell us a bit about your life, marriage, and ministry? Dr. Kellemen: Thanks for inviting me, Dave. I have...

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