Ed Welch (Ph.D.) joins Curtis to discuss his newest book, A Small Book about a Big Problem. Dr. Welch brings years of wisdom gleaned from counseling many who struggle with sinful anger to this very accessible book. It is written for all people, whether they think they have a problem with anger or not, and it is written in short bites intended to be chewed on throughout the day for 50 days.
Bob Greenwood is Counseling Pastor at Grace Fellowship Church in Florence, KY. He and Curtis discuss the structure and role of the counseling ministry at Grace. They also consider how the counseling ministry integrates with small group ministry and other ministries of the church.
Brad Bigney is Pastor at Grace Fellowship Church in Florence, KY, author of Gospel Treason, and frequent speaker at biblical counseling conferences around the world. Curtis sits down with Brad in his study to discuss how Grace Fellowship Church was planted and founded with biblical counseling as a central tenant of the church and how that influences the culture and life of the church.
Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a difficult subject to discuss, let alone counsel. In this episode of 15:14, Curtis had the chance to interview Rachael Rosser on the topic of counseling those who wrestle with Complex PTSD. Rachael is a Groups Minister at the Village Church in Plano, TX, as well as a LPC Supervisor with North Texas Christian Counseling. Rachael's experience in cross-cultural counseling, as well as working with women who have come out of long-term abuse or human trafficking, gives her unique insight into counseling this difficult issue.
This episode of 15:14 features Eric Pace, Pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church and Founder of Pillars Ministry. Eric and Curtis discuss how “average” church members can have a significant role in the counseling ministries in their churches and communities.
Dr. Ernie Baker is Pastor of Counseling and Discipleship at First Baptist Church Jacksonville, Florida. He is also Professor of Biblical Counseling at The Master's University and a Biblical Counseling Coalition Council Board Member. Dr. Baker describes the difference between training biblical counseling in churches vs. academic institutions and talks about his latest book Marry Wisely, Marry Well.
This week Curtis interview's Kim Kira the primary teaching Elder at Lighthouse Community Church in Torrence, CA. Lighthouse has a unique ministry because it is comprised of a predominantly multi-Asian congregation. Pastor Kira shares the blessings and challenges that face a church of this kind. He also gives some practical insights into counseling person's of various Asian cultures. We also get to learn about what the Lord is doing in the biblical counseling movement in Japan.
This week's episode of 15:14 is an interview with Dr. Tim Allchin. Dr. Allchin shares about the ministry of the Biblical Counseling Center which has been offering biblical counseling training since 1989. Dr. Allchin also discusses the experience of pursuing a doctor of ministry degree in biblical counseling.
Pastor Kike Torres is lead pastor at Horizonte Querétaro as well as Founder and President of the Biblical Counseling Coalition in Mexico (consejero.org). In this interview Kike shares about his own testimony and introduction to biblical counseling as well as the exciting work God is doing through biblical counseling in Mexico and Latin America.