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Ep. 267 Daniel Berger and Rick Thomas Analyze the ADHD Construct

Ep. 267 Daniel Berger, Rick Thomas Bring Analysis to the ADHD Construct

Shows Main Idea – Daniel Berger and Rick Thomas collaborated to build a mind map that depicts the ADHD construct. The mindmap presents the two competing worldviews that speak into real behavior. This conversation and the visual map is vital for any parent, counselor, or… Continue Reading …

Any Christian Can Counsel. Are You Counseling?

One of the most significant unintended consequences of the biblical counseling movement is the idea that counseling is for a select number of Christians. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher. If you want to comment on… Continue Reading …

Take the “Am I a Counselor?” Test

Biblical counseling has generally been part of a two-tier Christian system: those who can counsel and those who cannot. The average Biff, the pew sitter on Sunday morning would more than likely recommend a counselor to someone than offer counsel to them. Listen to the podcast… Continue Reading …

Ep. 159 Distinguishing Good and Excellent Counselors

Shows Main Idea – Everybody can counsel according to their God-given capacity, which implies that there are differences between good counselors and excellent ones. In this podcast, I’m going to talk about those differences. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play,… Continue Reading …

Ep. 94 Unpacking Christian Accountability From the Beginning

Shows Main Idea – What comes to your mind when you hear the word accountability? For too many Christians, the word conjures up harshness or disinterest. This podcast re-examines this idea of soul care and places it within a Christian construct. Listen to the podcast… Continue Reading …

Case Study: The Aspiring Counselor Wannabe

Biff is 42 years old. He has been working on the production line at the local tire manufacturing facility for the past 18 years. He’s an excellent employee and is well liked by his peers. He is someone you can always rely on if you… Continue Reading …

What Is Discipleship? How Do You Do It? Why Does It Matter?

In recent local church history, discipleship is more about studying the Bible alone, but when all dysfunction breaks loose in a marriage or family, it’s time for counseling. This approach to caring for others is sad to me because discipleship has always been the church’s… Continue Reading …

Ep. 52 Twelve Characteristics of a Good Counselor

Shows Main Idea – What are the characteristics of a high-end, formalized counselor? There is a distinction between the call for every Christian to counsel (disciple) and a person who has the ability to counsel the hard and complicated people and situations. Listen to the… Continue Reading …

How Can I Become a Biblical Counselor Like You?

Every Christian is a biblical counselor, but God did not create all believers equally. We have different gifts, and the Lord has various plans for all of us. Knowing your strengths and weaknesses while “filling up” your capacities according to the Lord’s design are vital… Continue Reading …