Too many counselors, if they are trained in psychotherapy, give hundreds of self-satisfying false hopes but they’re enclosed in these sophisticated pseudo-scientific psychological perspectives.
Instead of people finding God’s relief through humble dependence upon Him, they’re off on another fleshly attempt to be their own redeemer.
What is counseling with a gentle voice? In order to understand whether a person should receive confrontation or comfort, we must consider the characteristics, purposes, and uses of law and grace. We will see that the law of God is related to counseling by confrontation, while the grace of God is related to counseling by comfort.
Join us as Pastor Jeff Christianson, and guest Jennie Christianson discuss counseling with a gentle voice!
Do you feel that you are mature and have you trained yourself and has God trained you in effective spiritual discernment? Hebrews 5:13-14.
In this podcast episode, Pastor Jeff talks about having the discernment and maturity to counsel others.
More than just gifting alone, becoming an expert biblical counselor or an instrument of God’s counsel requires that you mature on a regular basis. People might be gifted and the Lord might use you. You would want that to grow because you are maturing spiritually so that you will be used to your full potential.
“You are especially abounding the highest goodness, richly supplied with perfect knowledge, and competent to counsel one another.” Romans 15:14
In this podcast, Pastor Jeff Christianson will talk about, “Are You Called to Counsel God’s Way?” as based on Romans 15:14. Every single believer is to be involved in the counseling and discipleship ministry.
There is a spiritual foe that comes after us and wants to destroy our life just like a lion would its prey. He desires to rip us off, wipe us out, and tear us down. This is spiritual warfare, and it drives people to seek the counsel of biblical counselors.
How do biblical counselors attend to people who seek counsel due to spiritual warfare? In this episode, Pastor Jeff Christianson talks to us about spiritual warfare and the counselor.