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Ed Welch

Fear and counseling in the church

September 15, 2016


“Fear and Counseling in the Church.” Today we welcome Dr. Ed Welch who will be sharing some thoughts on why his books are personal to him and are worth discussing within the broader church body. Dr. Welch has spent most of his career counseling, writing and teaching others to counsel. Listen in as he touches on just a few areas that hit close to home for so many of us.

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Ed Welch


Ed is a faculty member and counselor at CCEF, where he has served since 1981. He holds a doctor of philosophy in counseling (neuropsychology) from the University of Utah and a master of divinity from Biblical Theological Seminary. Ed is a licensed psychologist and has been active in local church ministry for decades. He has written numerous books, including When People Are Big and God Is Small (P&R Publishing, 1997), Shame Interrupted (New Growth Press, 2012), Side by Side (Crossway, 2015), and Created to Draw Near (Crossway, 2020).

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