A Theology of Biblical Counseling
Since the beginning of the biblical counseling movement in 1970, biblical counselors have argued that counseling is a ministry of the Word, just like preaching or missions. As a ministry, counseling must be defined according to sound biblical theology rather...
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Since the beginning of the biblical counseling movement in 1970, biblical counselors have argued that counseling is a ministry of the Word, just like preaching or missions. As a ministry, counseling must be defined according to sound biblical theology rather than secular principles of psychology.
For over four decades, biblical theology has been at the core of the biblical counseling movement. Leaders in biblical counseling have emphasized a commitment to teaching doctrine in their counseling courses out of the conviction that good theology leads to good counseling&...and bad theology leads to bad counseling.
A Theology of Biblical Counseling is a landmark new book that covers the history of the biblical counseling movement, the core convictions that underlie sound counseling, and practical wisdom for counseling today. Dr. Heath Lambert shows how biblical counseling is rooted in the Scriptures while illustrating the real challenges counselors face today through true stories from the counseling room. A substantive textbook written in accessible language, it is an ideal resource for use in training biblical counselors at colleges, seminaries, and training institutes. In each chapter, doctrine comes to life in real ministry to real people, dramatically demonstrating how theology intersects with the lives of actual counselees.
Heath Lambert is associate professor of Biblical Counseling at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and its undergraduate institution, Boyce College. He also serves as pastor of Biblical Living at his church overseeing the counseling and marriage ministries.<BR>
- <p>since The Beginning Of The Biblical Counseling Movement In 1970, Biblical Counselors Have Argued That Counseling Is A Ministry Of The Word, Just Like Preaching Or Missions. As A Ministry, Counseling Must Be Defined According To Sound Biblical Theology Rather Than Secular Principles Of Psychology.</p> <p><strong> </strong></p> <p>for Over Four Decades, Biblical Theology Has Been At The Core Of The Biblical Counseling Movement. Leaders In Biblical Counseling Have Emphasized A Commitment To Teaching Doctrine In Their Counseling Courses Out Of The Conviction That Good Theology Leads To Good Counseling…and Bad Theology Leads To Bad Counseling.</p> <p><strong><em> </em></strong></p> <p><em>a Theology Of Biblical Counseling</em> Is A Landmark New Book That Covers The History Of The Biblical Counseling Movement, The Core Convictions That Underlie Sound Counseling, And Practical Wisdom For Counseling Today. Dr. Heath Lambert Shows How Biblical Counseling Is Rooted In The Scriptures While Illustrating The Real Challenges Counselors Face Today Through True Stories From The Counseling Room. A Substantive Textbook Written In Accessible Language, It Is An Ideal Resource For Use In Training Biblical Counselors At Colleges, Seminaries, And Training Institutes. In Each Chapter, Doctrine Comes To Life In Real Ministry To Real People, Dramatically Demonstrating How Theology Intersects With The Lives Of Actual Counselees.</p>