On today’s Equipping you in Grace show, Dave and Scott Mehl discuss personal Christlikeness and cultivating it in local churches, biblical counseling, and caring for one another, along with his book, Loving Messy People- The Messy Art of Helping One Another Become More Like Jesus (Shepherds Press, 2020) and the companion volume Intro to Messy Care and Discipleship.

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • Advice to Christians who feel totally disqualified from being used by God.
  • How the gospel addresses our mess.
  • Why personal Christlikeness matters and how local churches can cultivate it in the lives of God’s people.
  • What it looks like to love and care for one another in our local churches.
  • What it looks like for church members to provide biblical counselor to one another.

About the Guest

Scott Mehl (D.Min., Southern Seminary) pastors Cornerstone Church of West LA (since 2005). His ministry focuses include preaching, teaching, counseling, and church-wide vision. He is a regular writer and speaker on topics related to practical theology. He is also a certified counselor with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors and an adjunct faculty member at Eternity Bible College. Scott lives in Culver City, CA, with his wife and four children.

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