A Word from Bob: In a recent post, we shared about grace narratives and weaving truth into life. You can learn about that at Hoping When All Hope Seems Lost. Grace Math… Healing wounds requires grace narratives and grace math. Grace math teaches us that: Present suffering + God’s character = Future glory. The equation
Truth-telling and relationship-building must be combined for any counseling that desires to be comprehensively biblical.
Has anyone ever participated in your suffering to the point of experiencing your pain? Have you ever been willing to take away another person’s pain by making it your own?
In biblical ministry to those who are suffering, we suffer with another person and we point that person to their suffering Savior.
God commands us to embody Christlike care in love and compassion, not simply to preach truth without a heart of compassionate love and care (1 Corinthians 13:1-13; Ephesians 4:15-16; Philippians 1:9-11; 1 Thessalonians 2:8).
When you, your family members, or friends are grieving over one of life’s many losses, where can you turn for help and hope? Through the “God’s Healing for Life’s Losses” seminar, Dr. Bob Kellemen encourages you to journey through eight scriptural stages in your response to life’s losses—helping you to find hope when you’re hurting.