The Institute for Biblical Counseling & Discipleship
The Necessity of Biblical Counseling
All people face troubles in life. The Bible is a book that is shockingly honest about these troubles. This session unpacks the reasons why biblical counseling is really the only true answer to walking with people through seasons of serious trouble.
The Necessity of the Word in Counseling
Are ministers of the Word really equipped to counsel people with "serious" problems? Voddie Baucham discusses his journey to the conviction that the Bible is essential and sufficient for meaningful counseling.
The Necessity of the Holy Spirit in Counseling
The work of the Holy Spirit is the only thing that can bring about lasting and God-honoring change. As biblical counselors we are dependent upon the Spirit to work powerfully in the entire counseling situation, both through us and in the lives of our counselees.
The Necessity of Prayer in Counseling
Effective counseling involves spiritual warfare. This is why it must be a matter of prayer. In this session Voddie Baucham shares some personal counseling experiences to encourage counselors to remember the importance of prayer in counseling.
The Necessity of the Church in Counseling
Biblical counseling is necessary for the church and the church is necessary for biblical counseling. This session will define what is meant by "counseling" in the context of the local church and discuss how helping hurting, needy people is at the heart of her calling.
The Necessity of the Gospel in Counseling
In a world full of trouble, God is actively involved in caring for His people. He is a Shepherd who gives us rest in the midst of a World that assaults us with pain. This session unpacks the gospel hope found in Psalm 23.