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Biblical Counseling Resources
Below are links to other Biblical Counseling ministries that provide training, resources and international theological education.
For nearly 40 years, the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (formerly known as the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors) has been certifying biblical counselors to ensure doctrinal integrity and to promote excellence in biblical counseling.
Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation exists to serve others. They are honored to help pastors, counselors, and leaders all over the world. Their mission is to restore Christ to counseling and counseling to the church by thinking biblically about the issues of living.
One of the distinctives of the International Association of Biblical Counselors is their International Ministries. To date, IABC has had the privilege of ministering in Romania, Uganda, Brazil, and other countries throughout the world. In addition to the training conferences we’ve offered, IABC has Certified Biblical Counselors and/or IABC Members in Australia, Belgium, Canada, Ireland, and Namibia. IABC is also reaching into the Amish communities through Biblical Counseling training.
The Biblical Counseling Coalition exists to multiply the ministry of the biblical counseling movement by strengthening churches, para-church organizations, and educational institutions through promoting unity and excellence in biblical counseling. Their mission is to foster collaborative relationships and to provide robust, relevant biblical resources that equip the Body of Christ to change lives with Christ’s changeless truth through the personal ministry of the Word.
Julie Ganschow, the main contributor of this blog, has been involved in Biblical Counseling and Discipleship for more than 20 years. She is passionate about the critical need for heart change in a person who desires change in their life. Julie is the founder and Director of Reigning Grace Counseling Center (ACBC, IABC, AABC Certified Training Center) and Biblical Counseling for Women. She has been writing this blog on counseling issues women face since 2008. In January 2016 the BC4Women blog expanded to include other women’s voices from the Biblical Counseling community.
Paul David Tripp is a pastor, author and conference speaker. He is the president of Paul Tripp Ministriesand works to connect the transforming power of Jesus Christ to everyday life. This vision has led Paul to write 16 books on Christian living, produce 14 teaching series and travel around the world speaking at events. Paul’s driving passion is to help people understand how the gospel of Jesus Christ speaks with practical hope into all the things people experience in this broken world.
Most Christians care deeply but struggle to speak the truth in love. RPM Ministries exists to equip pastors, lay people, educators, students, and biblical counselors to change lives with Christ’s changeless truth through Christ-centered, church-based, comprehensive, compassionate, and culturally-informed biblical counseling.
Rick is an author, speaker, consultant, teacher, and podcaster. He has been encouraging and training Christians since 1997. Today his organization reaches people globally through his cyber home.
The American Academy of Biblical Counselors is an accountability, advocacy, certification, and training association committed to the sufficiency of Scripture as a counseling model. They believe God’s Way is found in God’s Word.
Kyiv Theological Seminary offers a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling degree in partnership with Overseas Instruction in Counseling. Kyiv Theological Seminary is located in Kyiv, Ukraine.
The National Theological College and Graduate School, headquartered in Lexington, North Carolina, offers a Master of Biblical Studies with a concentration in Biblical Counseling in partnership with Overseas Instruction in Counseling in various countries in the Middle East.
The Master’s Academy International is committed to fulfilling the Great Commission by training indigenous church leaders to be approved pastor-teachers, able to equip their churches to make biblically sound disciples.
Word of Life is a nondenominational Christian organization creating faith-defining experiences that give students and families the chance to encounter God and grow in their spiritual walks. Through high-energy camping ministries, in-depth biblical training, local church ministries, and international missions, Word of Life shares the message of salvation with those who have never heard and helps believers grow in their faith.