Biblical Counseling for Today (Swindoll Leadership Library) by Jeffrey Watson,Charles R. Swindoll

By Jeffrey Watson,Charles R. Swindoll

In his preface to this hard ebook Jeff Watson describes biblical counseling as "a noble adjective married to a anxious noun."

Believers are clever to be skeptical of a lot that's performed within the identify of counseling in secular settings. Even below the umbrella of "Christian counseling," one has heard horror tales of circumstances the place God's observe has been misused. yet Jeff Watson makes a powerful case during this quantity for the legitimacy of marrying "biblical" and "counseling."

Christian counselors, says Watson, have to domesticate 3 basic talents of their patients:

  • How to inform their stories;
  • How to settle on their objectives properly; and
  • How to perform adjustments of their lives.

Watson is helping counselors in achieving those ambitions by means of drawing at the interactions of Christ, the instructions of Scripture, and the activities of the apostles and prophets. hence he marries counseling and biblical principles.

To these people who're referred to as directly to suggestions on any point, Charles Swindoll says, "This booklet turns into a useful device for you. i encourage you to allow it develop into your handbook for correct counseling."

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