5 Reasons I’m Excited to Minister with Crossroads Bible College
What do your call your counseling ministry? Why?
The Bible simply never pits truth against love. The Bible never lays them out on a gradation or ranking. The Bible presents equal couplets: truth/love, Scripture/soul, Bible/relationship, truth/grace, holiness/love.
According to Paul in 1 Thessalonians 2, God calls us to share His Word with the love of a brother (1:4; 2:1-2, 9), a mother (2:7-8), a father (2:10-12), a child (2:17-18), and a mentor (2:19-20).
Does the Bible teach that in biblical counseling relationships are tertiary?
A truly biblical model of counseling ethics would suggest an intense level of soul-to-soul connection, including incarnational ministry, personal vulnerability, and “counselor self-disclosure.