Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling: Changing Lives with God's Changeless Truth by Bob Kellemen
Master the essentials of effective biblical counseling
Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling is a comprehensive resource that will help you understand how to minister from God’s truth to change lives. With the cumulative wisdom of almost 40 contributors with exceptional credentials and experience, you’ll discover a valuable model for counseling that explains…
The Why of Biblical Counseling
- Why the Bible is sufficient and relevant for addressing every issue we face
- Why biblical counseling is so effective in helping people face life’s struggles in Christ’s strength
The How of Biblical Counseling
- How you can lead struggling, hurting people to the hope and strength available only in Christ
- How to counsel in a way that is Christ-centered and God-glorifying
Every chapter provides a wonderful blend of theological wisdom and practical expertise, and is written to be accessible to everyone who wishes to extend Christ’s love to others—pastors, church leaders, counseling practitioners, instructors, lay people, and students.
In this massively important new book…leading figures in the biblical counseling movement set forth a wealth of wisdom. We have needed this book for a long time.
—Dr. R. Albert Mohler Jr., president, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling is warm, personal, gentle, always wanting to listen and know the person, confident in the Spirit’s working through the Word of Christ.
—Dr. Ed Welch, CCEF faculty, author of Shame Interrupted
Bob Kellemen, ThM, PhD, most recently served as Academic Dean, Dean of Students, and Professor of Biblical Counseling at Faith Bible Seminary in Lafayette, IN. Bob is also the founder and CEO of RPM Ministries, through which he speaks, writes, and consults on biblical counseling and Christian living. Dr. Kellemen served as the founding Executive Director of the Biblical Counseling Coalition. For 17 years, Bob was the founding chairman of and professor in the MA in Christian Counseling and Discipleship department at Capital Bible Seminary in Lanham, MD. Bob has pastored four churches and equipped biblical counselors in each one. He and his wife, Shirley, have been married for over 40 years; they have two adult children, one daughter-in-law, and three granddaughters. Dr. Kellemen is author of 23 books.
Stephen Viars earned his DMin degree in biblical counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary and has served as a pastor and biblical counselor for more than 20 years at Faith Baptist Church and Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries in Lafayette, Indiana. He serves as the president of the board of the Biblical Counselors Coalition, the vice president of the board of Association of Nouthetic Counselors, and is a frequent speaker at conferences, colleges, and seminaries in the United States and abroad.