Giving Hope amid Hardships: The Power and Simplicity of 1 Corinthians 10:13

Robert Jones

Robert Jones

I was a seventeen-year-old new convert when, as part of a Monday night class in the Jersey Shore Bible Institute in Asbury Park, NJ, I first read Jay Adams’s Competent to Counsel. That book started me down a forty-year path of biblical counseling study. Along my journey of countless books, conferences, courses, and conversations, one dear friend I frequently encountered more than any other has been 1 Corinthians 10:13. I suspect no verse has been cited more frequently by Christ-centered counselors. I would nominate it as the “John 3:16” of biblical counseling. Continue reading

Handling the Nonstop Talker

Robert Jones

Robert Jones

You face the awkward dilemma in both informal helping conversations and formal counseling sessions: How can I engage my counselee who dominates each counseling conversation with nonstop talking? Continue reading

The “Wedding” of Biblical Counseling and Biblical Peacemaking

Robert Jones

Robert Jones

Conflict Resolution Series--The Wedding of Biblical Counseling and Biblical Peacemaking

I love biblical counseling (BC)…and biblical peacemaking (BP). I have pursued training, supervision, and credentialing as both a certified biblical counselor and a certified Christian conciliator. In fact, if a BC and a BP organization wed, I would attend the ceremony but not know which side of the aisle to sit on! The parallel and complementary skills each group teaches, united by Christ and His Word, can expand our ministries. Continue reading

Biblically Accurate Biblical Counseling

Robert Jones

Robert Jones

Biblically Accurate Biblical Counseling

You’re reading the third in a multi-part BCC Grace & Truth blog series on Biblical Counseling Education and Equipping. These posts will be written by leading biblical counseling equippers/educators. In today’s post, Dr. Robert Jones of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary shares about Biblically-Accurate Biblical Counseling. Continue reading