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David Powlison

Slow Growth

Journal of Biblical Counseling 32:3

Five decades ago, biblical counseling sprouted from the formative idea that God has much to do with human troubles and struggles, so he has many things to say. Over that time, this formative notion—this seedling—has slowly grown, blossomed, and borne fruit. In this editorial, David Powlison points out a number of significant growth points that emerged from the interactions between Jay Adams and John Bettler, the two men who planted that seedling fifty years ago.