Diagnosing people from a Christian perspective (audio)

It’s been awhile but now I’m posting again. I still have something to say and hope you are all doing well. I created this audio file today. I hope it explains what I want to blog about – still. Blessings. Podcast: rss.com/podcasts/christianinaliberalstate

Is Christian Counseling A Valid Form Of Counseling?

Please may you excuse my unedited thoughts as I typed them out on this blog post, which I may want to edit later. I found a blog post that caught my eye, entitled, “Beware of Christian Counselors” by an Ohio man named Bruce Gerencser. It caught my eye because of the title which led meContinue reading “Is Christian Counseling A Valid Form Of Counseling?”

Quick Notes On Christian Counseling

     As I try to keep up with my bible course in counseling, I will attempt to share some of the points that I heard when I listened to a portion of the lesson tonight, which take a turn into my own concepts of who God is in the counseling relationship. I share hereContinue reading “Quick Notes On Christian Counseling”

Plant The Seed: Let God Do The Rest

In my notes about biblical counseling in my last class, the instructor talks about the question of how a Christian can counsel unbelievers.  He said that you really can’t counsel unbelievers, because they have a different world view, and they worship the world, and what mankind tells them. I do know that talking about ourContinue reading “Plant The Seed: Let God Do The Rest”

Sick Souls Healed By Christ Only

I am thankful that God pulled me out of the field of psychology. After many bad experiences in the field; people who were unsaved, unbelievers who had their own ideas about how we could help people, but often were mean-spirited toward their clients.  I also had problems with them as a coworker, when they wereContinue reading “Sick Souls Healed By Christ Only”

How Depression May Be Caused By Moral Choices We Make

Listening to the sermon about spiritual counseling – and by that I mean Christians providing counseling services – the speaker who might be Wayne A. Mack, author of the book, “Introduction to Biblical Counseling“, made me think about what I had done in the past in the area of providing mental health counseling.  I mayContinue reading “How Depression May Be Caused By Moral Choices We Make”

Seven Major Flaws Of Secular Counseling

I was listening to a Christian pastor discussing our current state of psychology and how secular psychology misses the mark in counseling.  He specifies important differences in the approaches of psychology from counseling from the biblical perspective. As I’ve said here on this blog, I have several main issues for why I can’t return toContinue reading “Seven Major Flaws Of Secular Counseling”

Teaching Christian Counselors: A Training In This Comes To Mind

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.  It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.  Love never fails. – 1Continue reading “Teaching Christian Counselors: A Training In This Comes To Mind”