Crabb thinks through a model of counseling that can be integrated into the functioning of the local church, enabling caring Christians to become capable counselors. In his view, any approach to counseling that is truly biblical will work most effectively when carried out in the context of a local body of believers. 205 pages, hardcover from Zondervan.
Format: Hardcover Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 1977 Dimensions: 5 1/2 X 8 3/4 X 1 (inches)
ISBN: 0310225701 ISBN-13: 9780310225706 UPC: 025986225704 Availability: In Stock
In Effective Biblical Counseling, Gold Medallion Award-winning author Dr. Larry Crabb presents a model of counseling that can be gracefully integrated into the functioning of the local church. He asserts that counseling is simply a relationship between people who care and that its goal is to free people to better worship and serve God. This book will show you how to help people achieve obedience and character growth in their lives, and establish a sense of personal worth and security along the way. Dr. Crabb says, 'I believe that God has ordained the local church to be his primary instrument to tend to his people's aches and pains. In writing this book I have tried to be of practical help to Christians who want to be more effective in ministering to their suffering brothers and sisters.'
Dr. Larry Crabb is a well-known psychologist, conference and seminary speaker, Bible teacher, popular author, and founder/director of NewWay Ministries. He is currently Scholar in Residence at Colorado Christian University in Denver and Visiting Professor of Spiritual Formation for Richmont Graduate University in Atlanta. Dr. Crabb and his wife of forty-six years, Rachael, live in the Denver, Colorado area. For additional information please visit www.newwayministries.org