In this episode off Counsel the Word, Keith Palmer talks with Brent Osterberg about the importance of the worship service in counseling. In this conversation the following questions are discussed: How does biblical counseling and discipleship relate to the churches corporate worship service? How can the worship service and those who plan the service promote […]

In this episode of Counsel the Word Keith Palmer talks with Jim Newheiser about how to handle abuse cases in the local church. You can learn more about Jim Newheiser at or at

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.