Competent to Counsel by Jay E. Adams
Introduction to Nouthetic Counseling (Jay Adams Library)

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A Classic in the Field of Christian Counseling Competent to Counsel has helped thousands of pastors, students, laypersons, and Christian counselors develop both a general approach to Christian counseling and a specific response to particular problems. Using biblically directed discussion, nouthetic counseling works by means of the Holy Spirit to bring about change in the personality and behavior of the counselee. As Dr. Jay Adams points out in his introduction, "I have been engrossed in the project of developing biblical counseling and have uncovered what I consider to be a number of important scriptural principles. . . . There have been dramatic results. . . . Not only have people’s immediate problems been resolved, but there have also been solutions to all sorts of long-term problems as well." Since its first publication in 1970, this book has gone through over thirty printings. It establishes the basis for and an introduction to a counseling approach that is being used in pastors’ studies, in counseling centers, and across dining room tables throughout the country and around the world


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Jay E. Adams (PhD, University of Missouri) is a former director of advanced studies and professor of practical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, as well as a retired pastor. He has written over fifty books on pastoral ministry, preaching, counseling, Bible study, and Christian living. His books include Competent to Counsel, The Christian Counselor's Manual, and Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in the Bible. SPANISH BIO: Jay E. Adams tiene un doctorado de la Universidad de Missouri, fue director de estudios avanzados y profesor de teologia practica en la Academia Teologica de Westminster, y es ademas un pastor jubilado. Ha escrito mas de 50 libros sobre el ministerio pastoral, la predica, la consejeria, el estudio Biblico, y la vida cristiana. Sus libros incluyen entre otros Capacitado para aconsejar y El manual del consejero cristiano.
Published July 13, 2009 by Zondervan. 330 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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