Cornerstone

How People Change

This is a class designed to equip you to live in community with other Christians. It is an introduction to discipleship and counseling, focused on giving you a Biblical understanding of people, their problems, and the change process.

Counseling Philosophies

How does the biblical process of change compare to the many current popular methods of counseling?

June 23, 2016

Evaluating Modern Counseling Philosophies

“In evaluating any therapeutic theory and seeking to understand the extent to which it is (or can be) ‘Christian’ we must identify whether the goal is Christlikeness or something else entirely.”

May 21, 2016

People to Be Loved

“Christians who are confused by the homosexuality debate raging in the US are looking for resources that are based solidly on a deep study of what Scripture says about the issue."

March 15, 2016

Does Your Ministry Require the Holy Spirit?

“You are not ultimately responsible for changing the hearts of people you minister to. The only hope we have of change is the Spirit of God working in us and others.”

March 8, 2016

Mentoring, Discipling, and Counseling Practical Steps

“To say that God calls each of us to personal ministry is to say that God calls each of us to lovingly know, lovingly serve, lovingly speak to, and lovingly gospel the people God has placed in our lives. As we do, we are obeying his call to make disciples.”

March 5, 2016

Helping People Change

As a follow-up to the introductory class How People Change, this class is designed to help give you a framework for how you can best help others through the change process. This class is meant to provide you with a principle-based framework of how discipleship counseling and inter-personal ministry ought to take place.

March 1, 2016

Discipling is Mentoring is Counseling

“At their core, these are all just different angles of the personal ministry we are all called to.”

February 3, 2016

Personal Ministry 101

“... personal ministry is simply loving someone in order to help him or her become more like Jesus.”

January 20, 2016

A Familiar Counselor

"Therapeutic counseling is based on a patient-therapist model that requires 'professionalism' and 'boundaries'. But biblical counseling is based on a model of interpersonal gospel care."