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Alasdair GrovesEd Welch

Knowing and loving the Word of God

April 24, 2016



On this episode of “Help and Hope: In the Counseling Room,” Alasdair Groves talks with Ed Welch about loving and knowing the Bible well. Specifically, Alasdair asks Ed to fill out more of what he means when he talks about the “Word of Christ.” In his answer, Ed draws from the thoughts and writings of theologians such as J. Gresham Machen and Geerhardus Vos.

Length: 08:32



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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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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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