On Friday December 14, 26 people, including twenty children, were gunned down in an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. As we grieve this tragic loss of life, we also feel afraid and wonder how to think about God in all of this. Yesterday, Alasdair Groves, assistant faculty at CCEF, preached a sermon on Exodus 16. […]
In this episode, Winston Smith, Myriam Hertzog, and Ed Welch talk about how Christians ought to respond to tragedy. Is it ok to ask the question, ‘why?’ How can we as counselors best respond to counselees who are asking that question?
This week’s podcast is an excerpt from a CCEF’s School of Biblical Counseling course. Taken from CCEF faculty member Ed Welch’s Counseling Problems & Procedures class, this excerpt is from a lecture focusing on suffering, particularly the suffering that results from sexual violation. CCEF offers training in biblical counseling both on site (at Westminster Theological […]
In this episode, Andrew Ray talks Mike Emlet and Ed Welch to talk about enduring in the midst of suffering. Romans 12:12 says, “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer” (NIV). What does it look like to be “patient in affliction?”
Andrew Ray sits down with Dr. David Powlison and Cecelia Bernhardt to discuss what it might look like to rebuild trust after being hurt. The listener’s question they discuss is “How would you counsel someone struggling with rebuilding trust and trusting others? Can you provide biblical and practical insights specifically on this issue?”