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Whom are you Going to Call?

You or one of your loved ones runs into difficulty in life or in solving problems. Maybe it is a marriage or family problem, maybe a personal problem. Whom are you going to call for help? A friend? A relative? Your pastor? A professional counselor? In our secularized and psychologized culture and churches.1 it is […]

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The Superiority of the Scriptures in Counseling

Lip service to creedal statements regarding the authority of Scripture is too common and meaningless. Counseling is one arena where the contest for the sufficiency of Scripture is being waged most fiercely. Contenders for the faith find great allies among truly Biblical counselors. 959 such counselors came together in Lafayette, IN, in October for the […]

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Secular Psychology – a Pseudoscience?

Introduction Today in America, we live in a culture blighted with the same basic problem as the historic city of Athens. Our nation, as that city, has become a nation full of idols. Even as Paul was distressed that the overarching thought life of the citizens of Athens was characterized by a mind-set that denied […]

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In upcoming issues, I hope to present to The Outlook’s valued readership some introductory-level instruction in biblical counseling philosophy and methodology. The instruction that will be provided is based on the training model we use at The Institute for Reformed Biblical Counseling (IRBC). A great deal of the material that will be shared in upcoming […]

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