Counseling

How J. P. Moreland Presented His Anxious Mind to God

"In public, J.P. Moreland is best known for battling in the arena of Christian apologetics. But privately, he has waged a personal struggle against occasionally debilitating mental illness. The longtime Biola University philosophy professor opens up about this side of his life in Finding Quiet: My Story of Overcoming Anxiety and the Practices that Brought Peace." - Christianity Today

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TGC Council member David Powlison died on June 7 at the age of 69 after suffering from pancreatic cancer.

Tim Keller: "I think David’s groundbreaking work on idolatry showed that the Bible speaks to both (a) corporate, systemic evil in family and social systems and also (b) how sin distorts the inner life, creating denial, false identities, a 'delusional field,' and harmful motivations. David put the biblical teaching about the deceitfulness of the heart back into the center of biblical counseling." - TGC

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Massachusetts governor signs conversion therapy ban into law

"The law specifically attempts to restrict health care providers from performing and advertising efforts to change the gender identity and sexual orientation of a minor. ... In doing so, the law specifically targets conversion therapy techniques, which were originally ordered by physicians, therapists and psychologists/psychiatrists." - Jurist

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Barna Research: Most Pastors Don't Feel Qualified to Address Touchy Sexual Issues, Abuse in Church

"...when pastors were asked about their qualifications for handling sexual problems, less than a third of them reported that they felt 'very qualified' to address 15 of the 18 sexual issues in the survey." - C. Post

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