Teaching for Change

Teaching for Change: Eight Keys for Transformational Bible Study with Teens

Teaching for Change guides teachers to unravel the mystery of how students absorb and Teachingprocess information. This insight leads to better prepared lessons that will engage the hearts and minds of students. Coley offers many easily implemented ideas for sharing the truth of God’s Word that will connect with teens on a deeper level. Along with providing eight key concepts of effective teaching essential to real transformation in the lives of students, Coley also includes practical illustrations of how the key concepts look in a typical lesson. Continue reading

Equipping Counselors for Your Church

Equipping Counselors for Your Church: The 4e Ministry Training Strategy

The best way to leave a legacy is to equip others to leave their own. ECFCLeaders want to change lives, and the best leaders know that a truly effective ministry must train its members to become leaders themselves. After all, God’s people want to change lives too—but we are all tired of approaches that promise much and deliver little. We are ready for an equipping ministry that is comprehensive, easy to implement, and relationship-oriented; not program-focused.

The 4E Ministry Training Strategy, tested in hundreds of churches already, is a best- Continue reading

Side by Side

Side by Side: Walking with Others in Wisdom and Love

Practical Guidance for Loving Others Well

Everyone needs help from time to time, especially in the midst of painful circumstancesSidebySide and difficult trials. In this short book, a highly respected biblical counselor and successful author offers practical guidance for all Christians—pastors and laypeople alike—who want to develop their “helping skills” when it comes to walking alongside hurting people.

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Developments in Biblical Counseling

Developments in Biblical Counseling

Are you looking for a brief introduction to what the biblical counseling movement is DIBCand how it has changed over the years? In Developments in Biblical Counseling, J. Cameron Fraser turns a journalistic eye to this question and presents a concise assessment. Introducing us to the formative work of Jay Adams, Fraser outlines several themes of biblical counseling that became foundational for the movement as a whole and observes how the movement received criticisms from outside and made necessary developments from within. Continue reading