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History of the Cure of Souls

By John T. McNeil

McNeil provides readers with a magisterial mapping of the landscape of two millennia of soul care and spiritual direction. –Bob Kellemen

Classical Pastoral Care: Pastoral Counsel

By Thomas Oden

Classic Pastoral Care provides a topical arrangement of passages from classic Christian writings offering guidance on all major topics of pastoral theology. The four-volume set features writings from more than two hundred notable Christian authors–from Abelard and Ambrose to Isaac Watts […]

Physicians of the Soul: A History of Pastoral Counseling

By Charles Kemp

“…It is the story of the men, the movements and the literature tat have been influential in the development of this great tradition…”

Counseling Under the Cross

By Bob Kellemen

Martin Luther not only reformed theology, but his understanding of the gospel revolutionized soul care. In Counseling Under the Cross, biblical counselor and noted Christian author Bob Kellemen explains how Martin Luther’s gospel-centered and cross-focused pastoral care transformed his own approach […]

A History of Pastoral Care in America

By E. Brooks Holifield

Here, for the first time, the development of pastoral care as a discipline has been documented. Dr. Holifield details the shift in emphasis from saving souls to supporting individuals in self-realization, and in the process raises thought-provoking questions about the […]

Helpful Truth in Past Places

By Mark Deckard

Puritan writers-theologians were masters at understanding the nature of human beings and applying Scripture in practical ways to help people. Looking to Scripture as the final authority, the Puritans grounded their own counselling practices in a proper view of the […]

Pastoral Care in Historical Perspective

By William Clebsch

Pastoral Care in Historical Perspective is for use by members of the pastoral and healing professions as well as in seminaries and divinity schools as a manual for advanced training in pastoral arts. The authors bring into sharp focus the […]

The Biblical Counseling Movement after Adams

By Heath Lambert

Those inside and outside of the biblical counseling movement recognize growing differences between the foundational work of Jay Adams and that of current thought leaders such as David Powlison. But, as any student or teacher of the discipline can attest, […]

The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context

By David Powlison

Beginning in the late 1960s, a biblical counseling movement sought to reclaim counseling for the church and provide a Christian alternative to mainstream psychiatry and psychotherapy. The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context is an informative and thought-provoking account of that movement. […]

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Puritan Resources for Biblical Counseling

By Tim Keller

The works of the Puritans are a rich resource for biblical counselors because: The Puritans were committed to the functional authority of the Scripture. For them it was the comprehensive manual for dealing with all problems of the heart. The […]

Audio Messages

History of the Cure of Souls

By John T. McNeil

McNeil provides readers with a magisterial mapping of the landscape of two millennia of soul care and spiritual direction. –Bob Kellemen

Classical Pastoral Care: Pastoral Counsel

By Thomas Oden

Classic Pastoral Care provides a topical arrangement of passages from classic Christian writings offering guidance on all major topics of pastoral theology. The four-volume set features writings from more than two hundred notable Christian authors–from Abelard and Ambrose to Isaac Watts […]

Physicians of the Soul: A History of Pastoral Counseling

By Charles Kemp

“…It is the story of the men, the movements and the literature tat have been influential in the development of this great tradition…”

Counseling Under the Cross

By Bob Kellemen

Martin Luther not only reformed theology, but his understanding of the gospel revolutionized soul care. In Counseling Under the Cross, biblical counselor and noted Christian author Bob Kellemen explains how Martin Luther’s gospel-centered and cross-focused pastoral care transformed his own approach […]

A History of Pastoral Care in America

By E. Brooks Holifield

Here, for the first time, the development of pastoral care as a discipline has been documented. Dr. Holifield details the shift in emphasis from saving souls to supporting individuals in self-realization, and in the process raises thought-provoking questions about the […]

Helpful Truth in Past Places

By Mark Deckard

Puritan writers-theologians were masters at understanding the nature of human beings and applying Scripture in practical ways to help people. Looking to Scripture as the final authority, the Puritans grounded their own counselling practices in a proper view of the […]

Pastoral Care in Historical Perspective

By William Clebsch

Pastoral Care in Historical Perspective is for use by members of the pastoral and healing professions as well as in seminaries and divinity schools as a manual for advanced training in pastoral arts. The authors bring into sharp focus the […]

The Biblical Counseling Movement after Adams

By Heath Lambert

Those inside and outside of the biblical counseling movement recognize growing differences between the foundational work of Jay Adams and that of current thought leaders such as David Powlison. But, as any student or teacher of the discipline can attest, […]

The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context

By David Powlison

Beginning in the late 1960s, a biblical counseling movement sought to reclaim counseling for the church and provide a Christian alternative to mainstream psychiatry and psychotherapy. The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context is an informative and thought-provoking account of that movement. […]

Podcasts

History of the Cure of Souls

By John T. McNeil

McNeil provides readers with a magisterial mapping of the landscape of two millennia of soul care and spiritual direction. –Bob Kellemen

Classical Pastoral Care: Pastoral Counsel

By Thomas Oden

Classic Pastoral Care provides a topical arrangement of passages from classic Christian writings offering guidance on all major topics of pastoral theology. The four-volume set features writings from more than two hundred notable Christian authors–from Abelard and Ambrose to Isaac Watts […]

Physicians of the Soul: A History of Pastoral Counseling

By Charles Kemp

“…It is the story of the men, the movements and the literature tat have been influential in the development of this great tradition…”

Counseling Under the Cross

By Bob Kellemen

Martin Luther not only reformed theology, but his understanding of the gospel revolutionized soul care. In Counseling Under the Cross, biblical counselor and noted Christian author Bob Kellemen explains how Martin Luther’s gospel-centered and cross-focused pastoral care transformed his own approach […]

A History of Pastoral Care in America

By E. Brooks Holifield

Here, for the first time, the development of pastoral care as a discipline has been documented. Dr. Holifield details the shift in emphasis from saving souls to supporting individuals in self-realization, and in the process raises thought-provoking questions about the […]

Helpful Truth in Past Places

By Mark Deckard

Puritan writers-theologians were masters at understanding the nature of human beings and applying Scripture in practical ways to help people. Looking to Scripture as the final authority, the Puritans grounded their own counselling practices in a proper view of the […]

Pastoral Care in Historical Perspective

By William Clebsch

Pastoral Care in Historical Perspective is for use by members of the pastoral and healing professions as well as in seminaries and divinity schools as a manual for advanced training in pastoral arts. The authors bring into sharp focus the […]

The Biblical Counseling Movement after Adams

By Heath Lambert

Those inside and outside of the biblical counseling movement recognize growing differences between the foundational work of Jay Adams and that of current thought leaders such as David Powlison. But, as any student or teacher of the discipline can attest, […]

The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context

By David Powlison

Beginning in the late 1960s, a biblical counseling movement sought to reclaim counseling for the church and provide a Christian alternative to mainstream psychiatry and psychotherapy. The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context is an informative and thought-provoking account of that movement. […]

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History of the Cure of Souls

By John T. McNeil

McNeil provides readers with a magisterial mapping of the landscape of two millennia of soul care and spiritual direction. –Bob Kellemen

Classical Pastoral Care: Pastoral Counsel

By Thomas Oden

Classic Pastoral Care provides a topical arrangement of passages from classic Christian writings offering guidance on all major topics of pastoral theology. The four-volume set features writings from more than two hundred notable Christian authors–from Abelard and Ambrose to Isaac Watts […]

Physicians of the Soul: A History of Pastoral Counseling

By Charles Kemp

“…It is the story of the men, the movements and the literature tat have been influential in the development of this great tradition…”

Counseling Under the Cross

By Bob Kellemen

Martin Luther not only reformed theology, but his understanding of the gospel revolutionized soul care. In Counseling Under the Cross, biblical counselor and noted Christian author Bob Kellemen explains how Martin Luther’s gospel-centered and cross-focused pastoral care transformed his own approach […]

A History of Pastoral Care in America

By E. Brooks Holifield

Here, for the first time, the development of pastoral care as a discipline has been documented. Dr. Holifield details the shift in emphasis from saving souls to supporting individuals in self-realization, and in the process raises thought-provoking questions about the […]

Helpful Truth in Past Places

By Mark Deckard

Puritan writers-theologians were masters at understanding the nature of human beings and applying Scripture in practical ways to help people. Looking to Scripture as the final authority, the Puritans grounded their own counselling practices in a proper view of the […]

Pastoral Care in Historical Perspective

By William Clebsch

Pastoral Care in Historical Perspective is for use by members of the pastoral and healing professions as well as in seminaries and divinity schools as a manual for advanced training in pastoral arts. The authors bring into sharp focus the […]

The Biblical Counseling Movement after Adams

By Heath Lambert

Those inside and outside of the biblical counseling movement recognize growing differences between the foundational work of Jay Adams and that of current thought leaders such as David Powlison. But, as any student or teacher of the discipline can attest, […]

The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context

By David Powlison

Beginning in the late 1960s, a biblical counseling movement sought to reclaim counseling for the church and provide a Christian alternative to mainstream psychiatry and psychotherapy. The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context is an informative and thought-provoking account of that movement. […]

Journal Articles

History of the Cure of Souls

By John T. McNeil

McNeil provides readers with a magisterial mapping of the landscape of two millennia of soul care and spiritual direction. –Bob Kellemen

Classical Pastoral Care: Pastoral Counsel

By Thomas Oden

Classic Pastoral Care provides a topical arrangement of passages from classic Christian writings offering guidance on all major topics of pastoral theology. The four-volume set features writings from more than two hundred notable Christian authors–from Abelard and Ambrose to Isaac Watts […]

Physicians of the Soul: A History of Pastoral Counseling

By Charles Kemp

“…It is the story of the men, the movements and the literature tat have been influential in the development of this great tradition…”

Counseling Under the Cross

By Bob Kellemen

Martin Luther not only reformed theology, but his understanding of the gospel revolutionized soul care. In Counseling Under the Cross, biblical counselor and noted Christian author Bob Kellemen explains how Martin Luther’s gospel-centered and cross-focused pastoral care transformed his own approach […]

A History of Pastoral Care in America

By E. Brooks Holifield

Here, for the first time, the development of pastoral care as a discipline has been documented. Dr. Holifield details the shift in emphasis from saving souls to supporting individuals in self-realization, and in the process raises thought-provoking questions about the […]

Helpful Truth in Past Places

By Mark Deckard

Puritan writers-theologians were masters at understanding the nature of human beings and applying Scripture in practical ways to help people. Looking to Scripture as the final authority, the Puritans grounded their own counselling practices in a proper view of the […]

Pastoral Care in Historical Perspective

By William Clebsch

Pastoral Care in Historical Perspective is for use by members of the pastoral and healing professions as well as in seminaries and divinity schools as a manual for advanced training in pastoral arts. The authors bring into sharp focus the […]

The Biblical Counseling Movement after Adams

By Heath Lambert

Those inside and outside of the biblical counseling movement recognize growing differences between the foundational work of Jay Adams and that of current thought leaders such as David Powlison. But, as any student or teacher of the discipline can attest, […]

The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context

By David Powlison

Beginning in the late 1960s, a biblical counseling movement sought to reclaim counseling for the church and provide a Christian alternative to mainstream psychiatry and psychotherapy. The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context is an informative and thought-provoking account of that movement. […]

Worksheets

History of the Cure of Souls

By John T. McNeil

McNeil provides readers with a magisterial mapping of the landscape of two millennia of soul care and spiritual direction. –Bob Kellemen

Classical Pastoral Care: Pastoral Counsel

By Thomas Oden

Classic Pastoral Care provides a topical arrangement of passages from classic Christian writings offering guidance on all major topics of pastoral theology. The four-volume set features writings from more than two hundred notable Christian authors–from Abelard and Ambrose to Isaac Watts […]

Physicians of the Soul: A History of Pastoral Counseling

By Charles Kemp

“…It is the story of the men, the movements and the literature tat have been influential in the development of this great tradition…”

Counseling Under the Cross

By Bob Kellemen

Martin Luther not only reformed theology, but his understanding of the gospel revolutionized soul care. In Counseling Under the Cross, biblical counselor and noted Christian author Bob Kellemen explains how Martin Luther’s gospel-centered and cross-focused pastoral care transformed his own approach […]

A History of Pastoral Care in America

By E. Brooks Holifield

Here, for the first time, the development of pastoral care as a discipline has been documented. Dr. Holifield details the shift in emphasis from saving souls to supporting individuals in self-realization, and in the process raises thought-provoking questions about the […]

Helpful Truth in Past Places

By Mark Deckard

Puritan writers-theologians were masters at understanding the nature of human beings and applying Scripture in practical ways to help people. Looking to Scripture as the final authority, the Puritans grounded their own counselling practices in a proper view of the […]

Pastoral Care in Historical Perspective

By William Clebsch

Pastoral Care in Historical Perspective is for use by members of the pastoral and healing professions as well as in seminaries and divinity schools as a manual for advanced training in pastoral arts. The authors bring into sharp focus the […]

The Biblical Counseling Movement after Adams

By Heath Lambert

Those inside and outside of the biblical counseling movement recognize growing differences between the foundational work of Jay Adams and that of current thought leaders such as David Powlison. But, as any student or teacher of the discipline can attest, […]

The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context

By David Powlison

Beginning in the late 1960s, a biblical counseling movement sought to reclaim counseling for the church and provide a Christian alternative to mainstream psychiatry and psychotherapy. The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context is an informative and thought-provoking account of that movement. […]

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