Pastor Jonathan Holmes

Counseling Pastor, Parkside Church

Jonathan serves as the Counseling Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio as well as the Campus Pastor at their Green Campus. Jonathan graduated from The Master’s College with degrees in Biblical Counseling and History, and his M.A. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He and his wife Jennifer have three daughters, Ava, Riley, and Ruby. In his spare time, Jonathan enjoys traveling, reading and politics.

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Blog Posts (5)

April 21, 2014

The Power of a Story

“To be loved but not known is comforting but superficial. To be known and not loved is our greatest fear.” Continue reading →

January 31, 2013

How Are Those New Year’s Resolutions Going?

Here we are in late January, and if you’re like me many of the different esolutions you made are quickly dissolving in the pool of good intention. Continue reading →

December 27, 2012

Personal Reflections on the Biblical Counseling Coalition’s Leadership Retreat

I (Jonathan Holmes) recently had the opportunity to attend the 2nd Annual Biblical Counseling Coalition Leadership Retreat outside of Atlanta. Coming back from something of this nature almost requires a...

November 6, 2012

Toy Story, Proverbs and Friendship

The Proverbs are a great place to start for learning about friendship. They provide a rich portrait of biblical friendship. Over the balance of the book, four distinct qualities of...

August 15, 2012

Counseling the Marriage Stuck in Neutral

Rarely does a week go by that I don’t hear a spouse’s story of struggle and disappointment in marriage. While not on the brink of divorce or separation,...

Reviews (11)

Extravagant Grace
by Barbara Duguid
Is God Anti-Gay?
by Sam Allbery
The End of Our Exploring
by Matthew Lee Anderson
Who Am I?
by Jerry Bridges
No Ordinary Marriage
by Tim Savage
Gospel-Centered Discipleship
by Jonathan K. Dodson
John MacArthur
by Iain Murray
The Meaning of Marriage
by Tim Keller and Kathy Keller
Get Outta My Face!
by Rick Horne
Running Scared
by Ed Welch

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 I am reading this book now. I think he does a great job of communicating the thoughts and emotions you feel during a loss. He doesn’t over spiritualize or dismiss real feelings and emotions.

Jonny Vaughan commented about on February 24

A Grace Disguised is a wonderful book which brought us great comfort after the death of our son last year.

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    A Grace Disguised

      How the Soul Grows through Loss
 
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