Counselors and “average Joe Christians” alike will find much truth here—simply stated and beautifully written—to point their fellow sojourners to the Great Physician. Kellemen quotes Puritans and Reformers; draws spiritual truth from Clint Eastwood films and Smurf cartoons; introduces us to real people, and reminds us—like the Apostle Paul—that we are never alone. Gospel-Centered Counseling is a truly inspiring and helpful book to assist both reader and counselee growing in grace.
If you are a counselor, pastor, student, one-another minister, small group leader, or spiritual friend, you want to know the most helpful books about the personal ministry of the Word—about using God’s Word for helping hurting people. Here, in alphabetical order, are the top 14 books published in 2014 about biblical counseling or important to biblical counselors.
I am eager to use Gospel-Centered Counseling in my church’s lay-counseling program, and I believe anyone who is interested in soul care will be returning to this book often.
Since counseling and discipleship are united by the gospel, Gospel-Centered Counseling is for anyone believer looking for hope rooted in Christ.
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How do we view and use the Bible to help people to grow in grace and to help one another to deal biblically with the profound issues of suffering and sin?