Category Archive: Articles

Apr 19

What to Expect from Biblical Counseling, Pt 2

What to Expect from Biblical Counseling (part two) Biblical Counseling: What to Expect, which was written to acquaint those who are considering biblical counseling by explaining some of the key elements of the process and to offer them hope that no matter what their problem, Jesus Christ has a solution.  In this article I would …

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Feb 08

What to Expect from Biblical Counseling, Pt 1

What to Expect from Biblical Counseling (part one) My latest title, Biblical Counseling: What to Expect, was written to acquaint counselees with (and prepare them for) entering into the counseling process. This article (and the ones that follow) has been taken (or adapted) from that booklet. True biblical counseling should reflect the Scriptures at every …

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Jan 15

Review of Lou’s new book Danger Signs

Oct 15

Good stuff about Resolving Conflict

Sep 24

Sin and Misery…Connecting the Dots

People do not always appreciate the fact that the pain they experience is often due to acting or thinking in ways that are out of harmony with Scripture. As a biblical counselor, therefore, you must understand the relationship between sin and misery. Many of the over 250 secular counseling models would agree with the humanist …

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Mar 15

Training Teens To “Open Up”

One of the most common communication difficulties we encounter in counseling is people who are passive rather than active in the communication process. That is, they sit passively by, expecting those with whom they are supposed to be conversing to take all of the initiative. Rather than volunteering all of the data necessary for the …

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Mar 15

What’s Got You Down?

The following article has been adapted from Chapter Six of Lou’s book, Losing that Lovin’ Feeling. by Lou Priolo Why are you cast down, O my soul?  And why are you disquieted within me?  Hope in God; for I shall yet praise Him, the help of my countenance and my God. (Psalm 43:5) Depression is …

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Mar 15

Torn Between Two Lovers?

by Lou Priolo   This is probably not the kind of article you would expect to find in this kind publication. It’s a piece aimed at trying to help people who have cheated on their spouses and who find themselves “in love” with two different people. Now I’m sure those of you who are not …

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Mar 15

Helping People Overcome Worry

This article appeared in The Journal of Modern Ministry, Volume One, Issue One.  http://jofmm.com/ by Lou Priolo Worry is the acceptable sin. Everybody does it-so how can it be that bad? Counselees often use terms to describe this problem that help them feel less culpable-words such as, nervousness, apprehension, distress, or uneasiness.  But God calls …

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