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How Do You Personally Engage with Scripture?

September 12, 2018



In this episode, Alasdair Groves talks with Mike Emlet about how he personally engages with Scripture. How does he understand reading individually for devotions versus reading devotionally as a community? How can church liturgies help inform our Bible reading? How does he read through 1 Thessalonians and the Psalms? What do you do when the Bible isn’t grabbing your heart?

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Alasdair Groves

Executive Director, Faculty

Alasdair is the Executive Director of CCEF, as well as a faculty member and counselor. He has served at CCEF since 2009. He holds a master of divinity with an emphasis in counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary. Alasdair cofounded CCEF New England, where he served as director for ten years. He also served as the director of CCEF’s School of Biblical Counseling for three years. He is the host of CCEF’s podcast, Where Life & Scripture Meet, and is the coauthor of Untangling Emotions (Crossway, 2019).

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Mike Emlet

Dean of Faculty

Mike is the Dean of Faculty and a counselor at CCEF, where he has served since 2001. He holds a doctor of medicine from the University of Pennsylvania and a master of divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary. Prior to joining CCEF, Mike worked as a family physician for eleven years. He has particular interests in working with ministry leaders and with those who struggle with anxiety, depression, and OCD. He has published numerous books, including CrossTalk (New Growth Press, 2009), Descriptions and Prescriptions (New Growth Press, 2017), and Saints, Sufferers, and Sinners (New Growth Press, 2021).

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