CCEF  - Blog Post  - Aug 12, 2013

Glenside, PA
Monday, August 12, 2013

After twelve years of service, six of these as our Executive Director, Dr. Tim Lane has resigned from CCEF. Dr. David Powlison has been appointed as CCEF's new Executive Director. 

Dr. Powlison has been a leading voice in biblical counseling for nearly 30 years as an author, counselor, and professor. He has written numerous articles on counseling and ministry. His books include Seeing with New Eyes and The Biblical Counseling Movement: History and Context

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CCEF  - Blog Post  - Aug 05, 2013

We want to introduce you to CCEF students who are carrying out the mission of CCEF in the local church. We share these to encourage you with the stories and work of those who similarly serve behind the scenes in church life and minstry. This is an interview with ruling elder George Koontz.

Can you tell us about your ministry role?

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CCEF  - Premium Resource  - Jul 29, 2013

The complete digital issue (PDF) of JBC Volume 27, Number 2

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CCEF, David Powlison, Ed Welch, Mike Emlet, Tim Lane, Winston Smith  - Premium Resource  - Jun 20, 2013

1. listening to Prozac - Mike Emlet
2. Wisdom in Relationships - Winston Smith
3. Suffering and Psalm 119 - David Powlison
4. Innocent Pleasures - David Powlison
5. More than Counseling: A Vision for the Entire Church - Tim Lane

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CCEF  - Blog Post  - Jun 06, 2013

From The Gospel Coalition:

"Finding the courage to voice your story of sexual abuse can feel impossible: too exposing, too embarrassing, too painful, too taboo. Tragically, sometimes the hardest place to share such stories is within the church. 'Why is this so,' asks Scotty Smith, 'and how can the church do a better job of giving men and women the voice to tell their stories of shame?'"

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CCEF  - Blog Post  - Jun 02, 2013

Usually counseling skills are talked about from the counselor's perspective. But what is it like from the point of view of the one seeking help? For counseling to be fruitful, what must happen in the counsel-seeker’s relationship with the counsel-giver? This workshop will discuss four key ingredients that make a decisive difference in the effectiveness of pastoral counseling

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CCEF  - Blog Post  - May 28, 2013

“Take two verses and call me in the morning”? How do Biblical counselors actually use the Bible in counseling? Dr. Mike Emlet, CCEF faculty member, will be the keynote speaker at an upcoming conference based on his book, Crosstalk: Where Life and Scripture Meet. Four area churches are partnering for the conference, which will be held at Sovereign Grace Church in Titusville, FL this Saturday, June 1. For more information, please click here

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CCEF  - Premium Resource  - May 20, 2013

The complete digital issue of JBC Volume 26, Number 3.

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CCEF, Ed Welch, Julie E. Lowe, Mike Emlet, Paul David Tripp, Winston Smith  - Premium Resource  - Apr 30, 2013

Parenting so often can feel confusing and overwhelming.  We want Biblical wisdom and yet we are not sure where to turn.  This bundle contains refreshing, honest and wise counsel directly from Scripture on how to approach our children with God’s agenda and not our own.

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CCEF  - Blog Post  - Apr 25, 2013

What does it take for lasting change to take root in your life?  Is it a formula?  A set of rules? Or rather a relationship with Jesus Himself? Tim Lane, author of How People Change, will be speaking April 26-27, 2013 at Cross Point Community Church in Modesto, CA. Whether you are a pastor, lay counselor or simply desire to grow in Jesus, this conference is for you! Register here.

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