Benefit Finding vs Redemptive Suffering

A theology of redemptive suffering provides a more robust framework for enduring trials than does a psychology of benefit finding.

Signs & Wonders and Counseling Outcomes

Biblical counselors must help their counselees have realistic expectations regarding outcomes.

The Impact of Trauma on Time, Body, and Word (Part 1)

Trauma impacts a person’s sense of time, experience of the body, and ability to communicate

An Introduction to CBC Helps Classes

Helps Classes represent a focused effort to provide Biblical Counseling to more people through group counseling.

On Experiential Avoidance: Practical Issues in Treatment

Helping people learn to be aware, reflect, and confront their inner experiences is a means to helping them develop godly responses to their feelings.

On Experiential Avoidance: Conceptual Issues in Treatment

There are two initial conceptual issues that must be addressed in helping people with experiential avoidance.

External Influence and Internal Interpretation

Interpretation is key to responding godly in the midst of difficult circumstances.

Stewarding Our Emotional Energy

Earlier this year we had a pretty terrible wind storm around the metro. It caused no small amount of damage in some areas. A giant pine tree on our church property was uprooted. It caused the largest power outage in Detroit history. Wind can cause some terrible damage, but if strong winds can be harnessed […]

On the “Unforgivable Sin”

Our struggle with this concept may be alleviated if we will take the time to read the relevant text carefully and in context.

Crafting Effective Homework: The Purpose

Crafting effective homework means having a clear purpose!