Mike Emlet

Michael R. Emlet, M.Div., M.D. practiced as a family physician for 12 years before joining CCEF as a counselor and faculty member. Mike holds an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania as well as a Master of Divinity degree from Westminster Theological Seminary. He has authored the mini-books: Asperger Syndrome; Help for the Caregiver; OCD; and Angry Children, and has just released his first full-length book: CrossTalk: Where Life & Scripture Meet.

Alasdair Groves, Brad Hambrick, David Powlison, Mike Emlet, Steve Midgley  - Premium Resource  - Dec 15, 2014

The complete digital issue (PDF) of JBC Volume 28, Number 3

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Mike Emlet  - JBC Article  - Dec 15, 2014

Is same-sex attraction a taboo subject in your church? If it is, you are probably failing to connect to people in your congregation who are struggling silently and need fellowship and support. In this article, Mike Emlet speaks to this pastoral need. He offers practical ways that ministry leaders and wise lay persons can positively impact the church culture in order to offer help to those who struggle with same-sex attraction. 

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Mike Emlet  - Premium Resource  - Oct 08, 2014

Few couples anticipate difficulty in having children. Few anticipate the sadness, envy, and anger provoked by a baby boom among friends and fellow church members. But many married couples do experience the pain of infertility. This session is geared for those couples currently struggling with this problem and for those who seek to walk alongside them. It will provide biblical perspective and practical steps in the midst of this suffering.

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Mike Emlet  - Premium Resource  - Oct 08, 2014

What does it look like to journey faithfully with others in their experience of loss? How do we provide meaningful comfort? Paul gives us a clue in 2 Corinthians 1:3–7. He tells us that just as the sufferings of Christ overflow into our lives so we also experience the comfort of Christ overflowing into our lives. But that’s not the end of the story. God intends the rich comfort we receive to flow over into the lives of other suffering people. This session will explore the dynamic of living as a conduit of Christ’s comfort for those who are hurting.

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David Powlison, Judy Blore, Julie E. Lowe, Lauren Whitman, Mike Emlet, Paul David Tripp, Robert D. Jones, Tedd Tripp  - Book  - Jul 25, 2014
Over the decades, the JBC has published more than 1000 articles. With so much content that explores ministry and life, it can be hard to know where to begin. This “Must Read” series provides carefully selected articles on key issues as an entryway into those decades of content.
 
This issue on parenting explores goals of Christian parenting, and provides practical help and wisdom for particularly difficult issues. This issue begins with articles on adolescent years when parenting often becomes the hardest.
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David Powlison, Joseph P. Lehmann, Mike Emlet, Paul David Tripp  - Book  - Jul 25, 2014

Over the decades, the JBC has published more than 1000 articles. With so much content that explores ministry and life, it can be hard to know where to begin. This “Must Read” series provides carefully selected articles on key issues as an entryway into those decades of content.

This issue on suffering explores the character, meaning, and experience of suffering, how God meets us in suffering, and practical guidance for counseling those who suffer.

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David Powlison, Ed Welch, Mike Emlet, Paul David Tripp, Winston Smith  - Book  - Jul 25, 2014
Over the decades, the JBC has published more than 1000 articles. With so much content that explores ministry and life, it can be hard to know where to begin. This “Must Read” series provides carefully selected articles on key issues as an entryway into those decades of content.
 
This issue on anger explores the features of anger, its effects on the individual and others, the way forward in the struggle, and practical help and applications for life and ministry.
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David Powlison, Ed Welch, Mike Emlet  - Book  - Jul 25, 2014

Over the decades, the JBC has published more than 1000 articles. With so much content that explores ministry and life, it can be hard to know where to begin. This “Must Read” series provides carefully selected articles on key issues as an entryway into those decades of content.

This issue on redeeming psychology explores how Christian faith and scripture engage various psychologies and counseling models, and includes analysis of modern diagnoses and medications.

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Andrew D. Rogers, David Powlison, Lauren Whitman, Matthew C. Mitchell, Mike Emlet, Winston Smith  - Premium Resource  - Apr 28, 2014

The complete digital issue (PDF) of JBC Volume 28, Number 1

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Mike Emlet  - JBC Article  - Apr 28, 2014

Our reviewer takes a keen look at this recent book about a common struggle for American Christians: we are all too busy. Expressing appreciation for DeYoung’s work, Emlet carries the conversation forward by identifying areas that warrant additional discussion, including questions about how to implement practical changes in how we live. 

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