David Powlison has worked at CCEF since 1980. He edits the Journal of Biblical Counseling and teaches counseling at Westminster Seminary. His writings include Seeing with New Eyes, Speaking Truth in Love, and numerous booklets and articles on dealing with life problems. He and Nan have been married for 30 years, and they enjoy three adult children, a son-in-law, a daughter-in-law and a granddaughter.
In this first article of a three-part series, the editor of "The Journal of Biblical Counseling" introduces a Scriptural approach to therapy and counseling.
The psalmist shows us how to move from questions to answers.
The heart of ministry — cooperating with God's transformational agenda — lies at the intersection of our lives and God's Word.
We can change when the God of loving truth intersects some actual human need.
God gives good gifts. But he also gives the best gift, the inexpressible Gift of gifts.
In the therapeutic gospel, my deepest problems are merely limited to what has happened to me.
The whole world is knotted up and dangling loose. But you are still your biggest problem.
The problem with much of contemporary counseling is that it denies the reality of evil, and consequently the relevance of the Savior.
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