Account

Company

  Menu

Description

David Powlison opens this issue by envisioning counseling in terms of Jesus' master purpose to remake us in his image amid all our human struggles in his article, "Getting Oriented." Whether we call it "pastoral care," or "biblical counseling," or "the care and cure of souls," or "wise words," it often takes personal interaction to connect the dots from Scripture to our daily struggles and troubles.

We've all been jealous at some point in our lives. It usually reflects our self-serving agenda and the belief that we deserve to have desired people and possessions. It can get ugly. But not all jealousy is bad. Jealousy originates in God and reflects his loving, protective zeal for us. Ed Welch's article shows how powerful and destructive human jealousy is, and gives a vision for how to imitate God's good jealousy.

This is part 2 of Robyn Huck's series on submission. She reminds us that the Christian life is fundamentally an act of submission to God -- whether you are in the role of head or helper. Through biblical stories, analogous illustrations, and a case study, we see what an engaged helper looks like and how the role contributes to God's kingdom.

This article encourages Christ's people to pursue friendships with those who identify themselves as same-sex attracted (SSA). In the absence of relationship, God's call to love our neighbor is neglected. Brad Hambrick seeks to remedy this estrangement by helping the reader to understand aspects of the SSA experience. Fruitful relationships will come more naturally as we grow in understanding and empathy.

As Christians, it can be hard to know what to think about the diagnoses the mental health world uses to describe troubled people. Are they useless because they are based on a secular view of mankind? Or are they helpful because they offer researched and detailed descriptions of common problems? Mike Emlet offers a biblically informed perspective for our ministry that helps us to be neither "too cold" nor "too warm" toward these classifications.

Lauren Whitman describes Jesus' encounter with Levi, a reviled tax collector. She shows how you can use this gospel story in counseling to help people think through Jesus' pursuit of unlikely people and his call to discipleship.

Kristin Silva uses Psalm 3 to minister to a person whose shame is so heavy that it is visible in her physical demeanor. This true story has a powerful ending.

Myriam Hertzog interacts critically with Daring Greatly by Brené Brown, a popular speaker and author on the topic of shame. The review acknowledges that Brown taps into real issues. But Brown's explanations and goals are shallow when compared to the riches Scripture offers.

Biblical counseling is what we do at CCEF, and this review is of a book that covers the history of the movement. Sam Williams provides a keen summary of Cameron Fraser's Developments in Biblical Counseling. The book will be of interest to those committed to the practice and growth of the movement.

Tag This Book

This Book Has Been Tagged
It hasn't. Be the first to tag this book!

Our Recommendation

None. The price of this book has not changed since we started tracking it.

Notify Me When The Price...

  • $
  • If I'm already tracking this book...

to track this book on eReaderIQ.

Track These Authors

to track Brad Hambrick on eReaderIQ.

  • to be notified each time the price drops on any book by Brad Hambrick.
  • to stop tracking Brad Hambrick.

to track Ed Welch on eReaderIQ.

  • to be notified each time the price drops on any book by Ed Welch.
  • to stop tracking Ed Welch.

to track Kristin Silva on eReaderIQ.

  • to be notified each time the price drops on any book by Kristin Silva.
  • to stop tracking Kristin Silva.

to track Lauren Whitman on eReaderIQ.

  • to be notified each time the price drops on any book by Lauren Whitman.
  • to stop tracking Lauren Whitman.

to track Mike Emlet on eReaderIQ.

  • to be notified each time the price drops on any book by Mike Emlet.
  • to stop tracking Mike Emlet.

to track Myriam Hertzog on eReaderIQ.

  • to be notified each time the price drops on any book by Myriam Hertzog.
  • to stop tracking Myriam Hertzog.

to track Robyn Huck on eReaderIQ.

  • to be notified each time the price drops on any book by Robyn Huck.
  • to stop tracking Robyn Huck.

to track Sam Williams on eReaderIQ.

  • to be notified each time the price drops on any book by Sam Williams.
  • to stop tracking Sam Williams.

to track David Powlison on eReaderIQ.

  • to be notified each time the price drops on any book by David Powlison.
  • to stop tracking David Powlison.

Price Summary

  • We started tracking this book on April 21, 2016.
  • The current price of this book is $3.99 last checked 13 hours ago.
  • This book is currently at its lowest price since we started tracking it.

Genres

Additional Info

  • Publication Date: April 20, 2016
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Print Length: 127 Pages
  • File Size: 870 KB

We last verified the price of this book about 13 hours ago. At that time, the price was $3.99. This price is subject to change. The price displayed on the Amazon.com website at the time of purchase is the price you will pay for this book. Please confirm the price before making any purchases.