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.
This week's episode features an interview with Michael Leister. Michael helps coordinate the Network of Biblical Soul Care in Germany and German speaking countries in Europe. Learn about what God is doing through this network of biblical counselors and what we might learn from them.
Curtis interviews Garrett Higbee, former Executive Director of the Biblical Counseling Coalition about his new ministry roles. Dr. Higbee shares about 12 Stones ministry and what a retreat there entails as well as his service consulting churches on developing soul care ministry.
This week's episode of 15:14 features an interview with Dr. Heath Lambert, Executive Director of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC). Dr. Lambert shares about the upcoming 2017 ACBC Annual Conference, "Faithfully Protestant." Learn about the theme of the conference, some teasers about things that will be revealed at the conference as well as some information about the pre-confernece "Crafting a Covenant." And of course find out more about Dr. Lambert in the segment "Two Minute Favorites."
Josh Stephens is Executive Director of the Biblical Counseling Alliance. Find out about how the BC Alliance started and what they are doing. Josh will also demonstrate great resources from their online resource center that are available to members of the BC Alliance.
Dave and Stacey Hare join us for this episode of 15:14. They are currently on furlough after spending five years in Cameroon, Africa learning the culture and the language of a people group with no Bible. This interview explores the challenges faced not only in this culture but in others which have no written Bible to point people to as you seek to disciple them. The Hares share about the need for Scripture in the sanctification process as well as counsel that missionaries need to hear from their pastors back "home."
This episode features an interview with Chad Robichaux, Founder and CEO of The Mighty Oaks Foundation which runs The Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs. Chad is a former Force Recon Marine with eight deployments to Afghanistan, former law enforcement officer and Mixed Martial Arts champion. Mighty Oaks Warrior Programs help veterans, active duty service members and first responders who are struggling with Post Traumatic Stress (PTS). The program helps men and women overcome this battle through hope and help found in God's Word.