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Theology of Christian Counseling
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Theology of Christian Counseling

by Jay E. Adams

Narrated by Milton Bagby

Connecting sound biblical doctrine to the practice of effective counseling. Jay E. Adams—vocal advocate of a strictly biblical approach to counseling and author of the highly influential book Competent to Counsel—firmly believes that the Bible itself provides all the principles needed for understanding and engaging in holistic counseling.But in o… Read more…

Christian Counselor's Manual
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Christian Counselor's Manual

by Jay E. Adams

Narrated by Paul Michael Garcia

The Christian Counselor's Manual is a companion and sequel to the author's influential Competent to Counsel. It takes the approach of nouthetic counseling introduced in the earlier volume and applies it to a wide range of issues, topics, and techniques in counseling:Who is qualified to be a counselor?How can counselees change?How does the Holy Spirit… Read more…

Competent to Counsel
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Competent to Counsel

by Jay E. Adams

Narrated by Milton Bagby

A classic in the field of Christian counseling Competent to Counsel has helped thousands of pastors, students, laypersons, and Christian counselors develop both a general approach to Christian counseling and a specific response to particular problems. Using biblically directed discussion, nouthetic counseling works by means of the Holy Spirit to bring about … Read more…

Handbook of Church Discipline

Handbook of Church Discipline

by Jay E. Adams

This is a handbook for pastors, elders, and all Christians who want to see how Scripture presents the process of discipline that should operate in the Christian community. It was written in response to the various concerns that threaten to tear apart marriages, families, friendships, and congregations--concerns that call for a biblical approach to discipline… Read more…

Shepherding God's Flock

Shepherding God's Flock

by Jay E. Adams

Shepherding God’s Flock is both a textbook for students of pastoral ministry and a handbook for pastors. Jay Adams is well-known for his practical and thorough approach to the many issues of Christian counseling. That same practicality and thoroughness is found in this unparalleled handbook on pastoral ministry. Not only does it offer pastors one of th… Read more…

Preaching with Purpose

Preaching with Purpose

by Jay E. Adams

"The amazing lack of concern for purpose among homileticians and preachers has spawned a brood of preachers who are dull, lifeless, abstract and impersonal; it has obscured truth, hindered joyous Christian living, destroyed dedication and initiative, and stifled service for Christ." –Jay Adams, from the book Preaching needs to become purposeful… Read more…

How to Help People Change

How to Help People Change

by Jay E. Adams

“While touching on many aspects of counseling, this book . . . is specifically designed to elucidate the process of counseling. I have often mentioned and illustrated that process, but not in the focused and systemic way that the four-step biblical process is set forth here. . . . This book presents a fresh perspective not only on how to counsel, but also … Read more…

Competent to Counsel

Competent to Counsel

by Jay E. Adams

A Classic in the Field of Christian Counseling Competent to Counsel has helped thousands of pastors, students, laypersons, and Christian counselors develop both a general approach to Christian counseling and a specific response to particular problems. Using biblically directed discussion, nouthetic counseling works by means of the Holy Spirit to bring about … Read more…