The Theology of Death (Part 2): Informing Our Response by Gary Chaffins

In our first post, The Theology of Death (Part 1): Informing our Perspective we outlined a biblical view of death. That is how we as Christians should think about death. In summary form, we made the following points: Death is an enemy. Death was conquered by Christ. We have nothing to fear. God is sovereign … Continue reading

The Theology of Death (Part 1): Informing Our Perspective by Gary Chaffins

It was June of last year when my family received the dreadful news that Dad had been diagnosed with Renal Cell Carcinoma (Kidney Cancer). Unfortunately, the discovery itself came too late for treatment as it had already spread throughout his body and was considered to be at Stage 4. Although I knew things were serious, … Continue reading

Review: Side by Side

Ed Welch. Side by Side: Walking with Others in Wisdom and Love. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2015. 176 pp. $10.99. I love the way that Bob Kelleman has distinguished between two types of counselors in the church. One group is the advanced student with specialized training in crisis counseling situations. The other group is what he … Continue reading

Review: Comfort the Grieving

Paul Tautges. Comfort the Grieving. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2014. 128 pp. $9.71. I can honestly admit to having never read a book like Paul Tautges Comfort the Grieving. Manuals on how to shepherd people through the valley of the shadow of death are not exactly popular. In this short work, however, the author would seek to … Continue reading

Biblical Counseling Training at Wheerlerburg Baptist

Wheelersburg Baptist Church has announced the 2015 dates for their Counseling and Discipleship Training. The WBC training sessions will be on Monday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. for 12 weeks (January 12 – March 30). This year’s lectures will include tracks 2 and 3 (track 1 is not required in order to take track 2). … Continue reading