Rest and the Gospel

Rest seems elusive these days. Each new day brings a host of tasks to complete and, seemingly, not enough time to complete them. Both food preparation and the feeding of little mouths are constant. As soon as one meal is completed and cleaned up, it’s almost time to start preparing for the next. Inordinate amounts…

Biblical Counseling and the Sufficiency of Scripture

I recently completed the ACBC Counselor exam as a requirement for my master’s in biblical counseling from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, as well as a requirement for certification with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. Below I’ve shared two of (28) questions that I answered to complete this exam. These questions address the sufficiency…

Transparency

Transparency. What does this look like in your relationships? What does this look like in your church culture? How many times have you seen a conversation similar to the following go down in your small group/D-group/Sunday school class (whatever you call it). Question: How is everyone? Does anyone have any prayer requests to share?  Answer: Let’s be…

A Glimpse at Biblical Counseling . . .

In my last year studying psychology at Auburn, I had to meet with my research methods prof to receive feedback for a major project. He commended me on a project well-done and told me he was interested in having me do research under him. He went on to ask about my future plans in psychology…