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All articles & reviews tagged with counselling

Article

May 2019
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Dr Lloyd-Jones was well equipped to write on spiritual depression: Part 2

Last month Geoff Thomas began looking at why Dr D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones was so well equipped to preach, counsel and write on the subject of spiritual depression. He said that Dr Lloyd-Jones was such a well-rounded, intelligent, and tender personality; he was also utterly committed to the faith of the Scriptures; and he was…

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Historical

April 2019
Articles > Historical

Dr Lloyd-Jones was well equipped to write on spiritual depression: Part 1

There was no one in the twentieth century more suited to preach, counsel and write on this subject of spiritual depression than Dr D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. This subject has always been addressed by pastors, but particularly so from the time of the Reformation when the wrappings of human traditions were removed from biblical Christianity.…

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News

September 2018
News > International

International: Greece – Fire victims receive help

Greek people left homeless and injured after wildfires ravaged suburbs around Athens have received help and counselling from UK-based rapid response Team chaplains, from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. In July, the volunteers were deployed to the resort town of Mati to share hope in crisis alongside the local church community. The wildfires, the…

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Review

September 2018
Reviews > Book

Speaking Truth in Love: Counsel in Community

Another day; another book on counselling! This book, however, is more reliable and helpful than many other offerings of recent years. The author teaches practical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary and edits the Journal of Biblical Counselling. It is his commitment to the importance of truly biblical counselling that distinguishes this volume from all…

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Review

September 2018
Reviews > Book

The Dark Side of Christian Counselling

This book re-opens a debate on Christian counselling first raised by Jay Adams in his Competent to counsel, published in 1970. According to Dr Williams, the church has failed to heed the earlier warning concerning the use of unbiblical counselling methods and an alarm needs to be sounded again. The industry of Christian counselling…

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Review

September 2018
Reviews > Book

My Friend Is Struggling With… [Project 17:17 series]

We should be grateful to Christian Focus for bringing out this series of short books on contemporary issues for teenagers. In the past, youth publications have fought shy of talking about some of these topics, but if we want to retain young people in our churches we cannot put our heads in the sand.…

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Review

September 2018
Reviews > Book

Get Outta My Face! How to Reach Angry, Unmotivated Teens with Biblical Counsel

This book is a further addition to the plethora of titles available on the subject of parenting. In this case it has particular reference to the teenage years. Its subtitle is ‘How to reach angry, unmotivated teens with biblical counsel’; it is written to help those who live with or care for teenagers. It…

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