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Author Archives: Deepak Reju

Deepak serves as the Pastor of Biblical Counseling and Families at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, DC. Deepak does individual and couples counseling, leads groups, develops the vision for the counseling ministry, and supervises the counseling team. He did his theological training at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div., Ph.D.). Deepak and his wife, Sarah, have been married since 2001 and have five children. He is the author of On Guard: Preventing and Responding to Child Abuse at Church and The Pastor and Counseling: The Basics of Shepherding Members in Need.

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12 Things That Every First Time Dad Should Know

So your wife is expecting? How kind of God to give you a child. There are many things to think about as you prepare for fatherhood. Here are 12 for you to consider as you get ready to meet your son or daughter. Continue reading

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15 Wisdom Principles on Deciding When to Stop Having Children

How do parents decide when to finish having children? As a pastor and father of five children, I’ve been asked this question often. What would you say? Consider 15 wisdom principles and questions on deciding when to stop having children… Continue reading

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When Do You Stop Counseling?

As a pastor or counselor, how do you know when to stop counseling? As you try to decide whether or not to end counseling, you will probably be aware, with some uneasiness, that not every problem has been solved. You will sense the need for more growth or the person’s desire that counseling continue regularly. But these are not adequate reasons to perpetuate counseling. When to end counseling is always a judgment call that requires a lot of wisdom. The decision to bring the counseling process to a close is sometimes clear, but often not. It’s best to own the decision to end counseling with some clear criteria. Consider two positive indicators of when to conclude counseling, and four less pleasant ones. Continue reading

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Are You a Bad Listener or a Good Listener?

Are you a bad listener? What would your spouse or best friend or roommate or children say about you? Would they say you are a bad listener? People tend to think much more highly of themselves than they actually deserve. What would you say? Are you a good or bad listener? Continue reading

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BCC Weekend Resource: Premarital Counseling Session 3: A Theology of Sex

On weekends, we like to highlight biblical counseling resources from our growing library of free resources. This weekend, we’re highlighting a new resource by Dr. Deepak Reju— Premarital Counseling Session 3: A Theology of Sex. Continue reading

Topics: Intimacy, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Women/Wives | Tags: , ,

BCC Weekend Resource: Premarital Counseling Session 2: A Theology of Communication

On weekends, we like to highlight biblical counseling resources from our growing library of free resources. This weekend, we’re highlighting a new resource by Dr. Deepak Reju— Premarital Counseling Session 2: A Theology of Communication. Continue reading

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BCC Weekend Resource: Premarital Counseling Session 1: A Theology of Marriage

On weekends, we like to highlight biblical counseling resources from our growing library of free resources. This weekend, we’re highlighting a new resource by Dr. Deepak Reju— Premarital Counseling Session 1: A Theology of Marriage. T Continue reading

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BCC Weekend Resource: A Marriage Preparation Inventory

On weekends, we like to highlight biblical counseling resources from our growing library of free resources. This weekend, we’re highlighting a new resource by Dr. Deepak Reju— A Marriage Preparation Inventory. Continue reading

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BCC Weekend Resource: A Brief Introduction to a Premarital Curriculum

On weekends, we like to highlight biblical counseling resources from our growing library of free resources. This weekend, we’re highlighting a new resource by Dr. Deepak Reju—A Brief Introduction for Pastors (and Others) to Our Premarital Curriculum. Continue reading

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2 Principles to Consider if You Are Planning to Move: Advice to a Mobile Society

In the 21st century, people often move for jobs or education or buying a new home. Long gone are the days when a person stays in the same town and maybe even takes over the family business. The average American is said to move as many as 11 or 12 times in their lifetime, most of which comes before their mid-forties. I’d like to suggest two principles for someone who is thinking about moving. Continue reading

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