Biblical Counseling in Academia

We continue to be excited about the number of schools that are turning from an integrated approach to counseling to a purely biblical stance. Ten years ago one could have counted the number on one hand. Yesterday a friend who is trying to get a biblical counseling program going at the school where he teaches asked me to name the schools that I knew were teaching truly biblical (nouthetic) counseling. I not only had to use both hands but take my shoes off and use most of my toes. I am especially encouraged about the Southern Baptist Schools that are implementing biblical counseling programs, the most recent of these being Southern Seminary in Louisville where our friend Stuart Scott has been hired to direct the program.

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