In this episode, Keith Palmer talks with Pastor Brent Osterberg of Living Hope Bible Church about how to help those struggling with scrupulosity, or religious OCD. Brent has also contributed a blog series on this topic as well as a message during our 2017 annual conference on the same topic.

  I have the privilege of training and supervising biblical counselors nearly every week. Working with those who disciple and minister as biblical counselors is a part of my pastoral role of “equipping the saints for the work of service” (Eph 4:15-16). It is one of my favorite parts of ministry. Like a coach working […]

In this episode of Counsel the Word, Keith Palmer talks with Mark and Diana Hampton about their decision to sell their business in Indiana and spend their retirement years serving the local church in Quito, Ecuador in Biblical Counseling.

  One of the joys of being a new parent is learning just how to parent. I came across this little tidbit of wisdom the other day that I have found very helpful in understanding my son. It’s called, “Toddler’s Rules of Possession.” (I know you’ve seen this before, but it’s worth repeating). If I […]

  Editor’s note: The content for this post was taken from our annual conference on Oct. 15, 2015. This post is part of a series about the qualifications of a biblical counselor. See also The importance of discipleship: Qualifications of a Biblical Counselor and Biblical Qualifications for Counseling Ministry. This specific post discusses some biblical methods of learning. […]