Martin Luther not only reformed theology, he reformed pastoral counseling. Through lively vignettes, real-life stories, and direct quotes from Luther, Counseling Under the Cross equips us to apply the gospel richly, relevantly, and robustly to suffering and sin so that we find our hope and help in Christ alone. Anne Dryburgh recently reviewed Bob Kelleman’s newest book:Read More
Category: Book Review
Teens today are being bombarded in this hyper-sexualized world with sexual content and images making it difficult for even the most engaged parents to keep up with. It can leave you feeling exhausted and defeated before you even get a chance to really try and engage them.Read More
I highly recommend When I am Afraid. It is a small but powerful and very practical resource for the counselor or discipler who desires to help a sister learn to put off fear and worry, and put on trust in God.Read More
God’s Healing for Life’s Losses is Kelleman’s answer to the question, what do we do when life hurts? When our gains become losses and our joys become sorrows? What does God expect of us in these times, and what provision has he made to help us fulfill His expectations? I first read this book as I was trying to recover from what I now know was a botched knee replacement. I had always been a physically strong person, able to do just about anything I wanted to do. I loved power walking, and had enjoyed it daily for most of my adult life. Whenever there was a need in the neighborhood or church, I was your go-to gal, always ready to help in anyone’s time of need. In the weeks and months following this surgery, I came slowly to the realization that I would never be that person again.Read More
Depression is a dark hopeless feeling that believes all is lost and there is no way out of the pit. It also makes wrong assumptions about God. Very often the feelings and the Truth of what God’s Word says are at opposite ends and in great conflict with each other. Seeing Depression Through the Eyes of GraceRead More
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