Be Equipped to Change Lives: How to Care Like Christ
RPM Books: The remedy to “take two verses and call me in the morning.” The biblical truth-in-love remedy to secular psychology.
Want to change lives? I know you are committed to changing lives. I know you care deeply for people and want to care like Christ. I also realize that sometimes it is difficult to find relevant resources that equip you to change lives with Christ’s changeless truth. That’s why I want to introduce you to my nine books that all share the same passion: to provide Christ-centered, church-based, comprehensive, compassionate, and culturally-informed equipping that empowers you to care like Christ.
Counseling Under the Cross: How Martin Luther Applied the Gospel to Daily Life
Martin Luther not only reformed theology; his understanding of the gospel revolutionized soul care. Through lively vignettes, real-life stories, and direct quotes from Luther, Counseling Under the Cross will equip you to apply the gospel to yourself and others—finding hope and help in Christ alone.
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Gospel Conversations: How to Care Like Christ
Be equipped for 21 biblical counseling relational competencies. Together, these 21 counseling skills equip you to care like Christ. Learn the biblical and church history gospel conversation arts of Sustaining, Healing, Reconciling, and Guiding.
Biblical Counseling and the Church
What would it be like to attend a week-long seminar with nearly 3 dozen leaders in the biblical counseling movement and “pick their brains and hear their hearts” about how one-another ministry could be saturated into the life of your congregation? And, what would it be like to have that seminar cost less than one $20 bill? That’s what you receive in Biblical Counseling and the Church—cutting-edge, best-practice, biblically-focused, gospel-centered wisdom equipping you and your congregation to share God’s care through God’s people.
Gospel-Centered Counseling: How Christ Changes Lives
What would a model of biblical counseling look like that was built solely upon Christ’s gospel of grace? Gospel-Centered Counseling presents the Bible’s teach on how Christ changes lives. It does so by examining life’s eight ultimate questions and then guiding you on a journey that explores the gospel-centered narrative of how we understand people, diagnose problems, and prescribe soul-u-tions—biblically.
Equipping Counselors For Your Church: The 4E Ministry Training Strategy
You’re passionate about equipping God’s people for every-member-ministry as biblical counselors, small group leaders, spiritual friends, mentors, and one-another ministers. However, you’re tired of seeing great effort expended on “programs” that don’t launch, don’t last, or don’t result in leaving a legacy of loving leaders. So am I. That’s why Equipping Counselors for Your Church teaches you a biblical, field-tested, best-practice approach to equipping God’s people for biblical counseling using the “4E” ministry training strategy of envisioning, enlisting, equipping, and empowering godly ministers for ministry.
God’s Healing for Life’s Losses: How to Find Hope When You’re Hurting
Have you experienced a loss and do you long to find God’s hope in your grief? Do you desire to minister God’s healing to your grieving friends? Then discover God’s healing for life’s losses. God’s Healing for Life’s Losses equips you to apply eight scriptural stages in your response to life’s losses—helping you to find hope when you’re hurting. It also empowers you to minister healing hope to others so that they can face suffering face-to-face with God. Its two built-in grief guides—one for your grief journal and one for your grief journey—make God’s Healing for Life’s Losses perfect for individual and group grief work. Join the growing number of lay people, pastors, professional Christian counselors, recovery groups, grief groups, church small groups, Sunday School classes, and college and graduate school students using God’s Healing for Life’s Losses as their twenty-first century manual for Christian grief recovery. Find hope when you’re hurting.
Anxiety: Anatomy and Cure
Anxiety, fear, panic, phobias, stress—even the words create…anxiety! Does anxiety, worry, doubt, or fear get the best of you sometimes? Do you wonder where anxiety comes from and how to defeat it in your life and the lives of those you love? Then you need a biblical anatomy of anxiety. And, you need God’s prescription for victory over anxiety. Anxiety: Anatomy and Cure provides you with a Christ-centered, comprehensive, compassionate, and culturally-informed portrait of anxiety. It takes you on a journey from biblical understanding to personal victory. It empowers you spiritually, socially, mentally, volitionally, and emotionally to move from fear to faith and from a focus on self to a focus on God and others. This robust approach is the remedy for “take two verses and call me in the morning.”
Sexual Abuse: Beauty for Ashes
Have you or someone you love experienced the horrors of sexual abuse? Do you wonder how the shattered pieces of life can be put back together? Then you need to understand God’s grace for our disgrace. You need a compassionate guide for moving from victim to victor. Grace is God’s prescription for our disgrace. Sexual Abuse: Beauty for Ashes provides readers with a Christ-centered, comprehensive, compassionate, and culturally-informed understanding of sexual abuse. It walks with readers through 2 Samuel 13:1-19 on a journey with Tamar. Tamar and the readers journey from a loss of faith, hope, love, and peace to a place of faith in the midst of doubt, hope in the midst of evil, love in the midst of sin, and peace in the midst of shame—all by Christ’s grace.
Beyond the Suffering: Embracing the Legacy of African American Soul Care and Spiritual Direction
Do you long to learn from African American heroes of the faith how God uses suffering to move His people to a place of healing hope? Beyond the Suffering equips Christians of all races to be empowered by the heroes of Black Church to minister God’s healing hope to one another. Its built-in discussion guide makes Beyond the Suffering ideal for celebrating the legacy of African American Christianity. Its amazing narratives are a gift to African Americans—validating their tremendous contribution to Christianity. Its powerful vignettes are a gift from African Americans—teaching all of us how to be powerful spiritual friends. Join the growing number of individuals of all races, of churches of all races, of church small groups and Sunday School classes, of college and graduate school campuses, and of para-church groups using Beyond the Suffering as their twenty-first century manual for culturally-informed people helping. Build bridges of spiritual reconciliation.
Scripture and Counseling: God’s Word for Life in a Broken World
Learn how to view and use the Bible to help one another to deal biblically with the complex issues of suffering and sin. Scripture and Counseling helps us regain our confidence in God’s Word as sufficient to address the real life issues we face today. Part of the Biblical Counseling Coalition series, Bob Kellemen served as the Managing Editor, serving with nearly two dozen co-authors—al leaders in the biblical counseling world.
Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling: Changing Lives with God’s Changeless Truth
Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling is your guided journey led by 40 leading biblical counselors, including Dr. Kellemen, who served as Managing Editor, co-authored three chapters, plus the Introduction, and the Conclusion. On your journey, you’ll learn how to change lives with Christ’s changeless truth. Your expert guides help you to explore 14 chapters related to a biblical theology of biblical counseling and another 14 chapters related to a biblical methodology of biblical counseling. Throughout the book you’ll find rich, robust, relevant truth for life—for your personal life and for your one-another ministry.
Soul Physicians: A Theology of Soul Care and Spiritual Direction
Soul Physicians is the remedy to secular psychology. It equips you to understand people, diagnose problems, and prescribe solutions—biblically! It empowers you to apply God’s Word to your own life so you grow in grace. It’s a comprehensive training manual for one another ministry and for growth in Christlikeness. Its two built-in discussion guides—one for personal application and one for ministry implications—make Soul Physicians perfect for individual and group work. Join the growing number of lay people, pastors, professional Christian counselors, and students who are using Soul Physicians as their twenty-first-century manual for understanding people and ministering to them God’s way. Change lives with Christ’s changeless truth.
Spiritual Friends: A Methodology of Soul Care and Spiritual Direction
Spiritual Friends is the remedy to “take two verses and call me in the morning.” It helps you to help your friends. It equips you to relate Christ’s truth to human relationships—yours and others. It’s a biblically-relevant training manual and a relational practical workbook with thousands of illustrative interactions and hundreds of skill-building exercises. Its built-in discussion guide—with role-plays, vignettes, life applications, and ministry implications—makes Spiritual Friends perfect for individual and group work. Join the growing number of church small groups, church lay counseling training ministries, pastors, professional Christian counselors, and students who are using Spiritual Friends as their twenty-first century manual for people helping. Care like Christ.
Sacred Friendships: Celebrating the Legacy of Women Heroes of the Faith
Do you long to learn from godly women of the faith how to be a powerful spiritual friend? Sacred Friendships equips men and women to be Christlike mentors, coaches, ministers, and people helpers. Its built-in discussion guide makes Sacred Friendships ideal for celebrating the legacy of women heroes of the faith. Its amazing narratives are a gift to women—giving voice to the voiceless. Its powerful vignettes are a gift from women—teaching men and women how to sustain, heal, reconcile, and guide one another for Christ’s glory. Join the growing number of men and women, churches, Sunday School classes, church small groups, college and graduate school campuses, and para-church groups using Sacred Friendships as their twenty-first century manual for compassionate people helping. Learn from the great cloud of female Christian witnesses.
The Biblical Counselor’s Library
In “Bundle 1” you can purchase all fourteen books together and save $135, that’s 45% off the price of Counseling Under the Cross, Gospel-Centered Counseling, Equipping Counselors for Your Church, God’s Healing for Life’s Losses, Anxiety: Anatomy and Cure, Sexual Abuse: Beauty for Ashes, Beyond the Suffering, Scripture and Counseling, Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling, Soul Physicians, Spiritual Friends, and Sacred Friendships. To order them all together and save 45%, Click here!
The Gospel-Centered Counselor’s Library
In “Bundle 2” you can purchase Gospel-Centered Counseling and Gospel Conversations. These two books work together to show you how Christ changes lives through the gospel, and how a greater understanding of Christ and His finished work on the cross can help you care like Him. To order them both and save 45%, Click here!
The Soul Physician’s Library
In “Bundle 3” you’ll find Soul Physicians and Spiritual Friends which provide a Christ-centered, church-based, comprehensive, compassionate, and culturally-informed theology and methodology of biblical and historical soul care and spiritual direction. Purchase them together for 45% off, a savings of $35 by clicking here.
The God’s Healing for Life’s Losses Gift Pack/Small Group Pack
In “Bundle 4” you can purchase ten copies of God’s Healing for Life’s Losses and save $50. This is perfect for your small group study, or as gifts to give those you love who are suffering from life’s losses. Order now by clicking here.
The Church History Pack
In “Bundle 5” you can purchase Beyond the Suffering and Sacred Friendships which offer a rarely heard multi-cultural and feminine perspective on one-another ministry. Purchase Beyond the Suffering and Sacred Friendships together, and save more—45% off. To order them together, Click Here!
The Anxiety: Anatomy and Cure Gift Pack/Small Group Pack
In “Bundle 6” you can purchase ten copies of Anxiety: Anatomy and Cure for $40.00 (20% savings). This is perfect for your small group, or as gifts to those you love who are struggling with and wanting to overcome anxiety. Order now by clicking here.
The Sexual Abuse: Beauty for Ashes Gift Pack/Small Group Pack
In “Bundle 7” you can purchase ten copies of Sexual Abuse: Beauty for Ashes for $40.00 (20% savings). This is perfect for your small group, or as gifts to those you love who are struggling with and wanting to overcome anxiety. Order now by clicking here.
The Booklet Package: Anxiety: Anatomy and Cure and Sexual Abuse: Beauty for Ashes Pack
In “Bundle 8” you can purchase my two P&R booklets, Anxiety: Anatomy and Cure and Sexual Abuse: Beauty for Ashes for $8.00 (20% savings). This is ideal for church libraries, gifts, and counseling office waiting rooms. Order now by clicking here.