Amy Baker

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Children and Divorce: Helping When Life Interrupts, Infertility, Managing Your Emotions, Relief Without Cutting: Taking Your Negative Feelings to God, Social Anxiety: Being Comfortable in Your Own Skin, Why Do I Care? When Others' Approval Matters Too Much

Andy Farmer

Life Counsel Bible articles:

A Father’s Guide to Raising Girls

Barbara Juliani

Barbara Miller Juliani, MA, is an author, Bible teacher, and editor. She cowrote Come Back Barbara with her father, C. John “Jack” Miller, edited a book of his letters, The Heart of a Servant Leader and a daily devotional, Saving Grace, authored several minibooks, and is the coauthor of Psalms: Real Prayers for Real Life. She is also the Vice President and editorial director for New Growth Press where she oversees acquisitions and content. Her husband Angelo is the founding pastor of Bridge Community Church and they have four children and twelve grandchildren.

“The Life Counsel Bible helps people see how Scripture does apply to your deepest needs, your deepest joys, your deepest sorrows, and your deepest struggles”

“I hope when people pick up the Life Counsel Bible, they will be able to pick up their lives as well”

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Dealing with Your Rebellious Teenager: Help for Worried Parents, Preparing for Motherhood

Basyle Tchividjian

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Child Abuse in the Church: Steps to Prevent and Respond, Caring for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Bob Kellemen

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Grief and Your Child: Sharing God's Comfort in Loss

Brad Hambrick

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Building a Marriage to Last: Five Essential Habits for Couples

Byron Peters

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Caring for an Aging Parent: Honoring as You Serve

C. John Miller

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Accepting Complete Forgiveness, Receiving Forgiveness and Dealing with Guilt, When Crisis Hits: Where to Turn When Life Falls Apart

Cooper Pinson

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Helping Students with Same-Sex Attaction (Part 1): Guidance for Parents and Youth Leaders, Helping Students with Same-Sex Attaction (Part 2): Some Practical Steps

Dave Deuel

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Is God Listening?

David Powlison

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Breaking the Addictive Cycle: Deadly Obsessions or Simple Pleasures, Breaking the Addictive Cycle: Practical Strategies for Change, Child Abuse: Redeeming Your Story, Controlling Anger (Part 1): Responding Constructively When Life Goes Wrong, Controlling Anger (Part 2): Practical Strategies for Change, Dealing with Fatigue, Facing Death with Hope: Living for What Lasts, Grieving a Suicide: Help for the Aftershock, Healing After Abortion: God's Mercy is For You, Life Beyond Your Parents' Mistakes, Overcoming Anxiety, Recovering from Child Abuse: Practical Strategies for Change, Renewing Marital Intimacy: Closing the Gap, Between You and Your Spouse, Replacing Suicidal Thoughts with Hope, Sexual Addiction: Freedom from Compulsive Behavior, Sexual Assault: Healing Steps for Victims, When Cancer Interrupts

David White

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Can You Change If You’re Gay? (Part 1): A Biblical View of Change, Can You Change If You’re Gay? (Part 2): Practical Change in Daily Life, Raising Sexually Healthy Kids

Dee Brestin

Life Counsel Bible articles:

God's Design for Friendship

Deepak Reju

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Preparing for Fatherhood

Diane Langberg

Dr. Diane Langberg is globally recognized for her 50 years of clinical work with trauma victims. She has trained caregivers on six continents in responding to trauma and to the abuse of power. For 29 years she directed her own practice in Jenkintown PA – Diane Langberg Ph.D. & Associates. Now, in partnership with Dr. Phil Monroe, Langberg, Monroe & Associates continues this work which includes seventeen therapists with multiple specialties.  Dr. Langberg’s newest books are Redeeming Power: Understanding Authority and Abuse in the Church and In Our Lives First: Meditations for Counselors, Volume 2. Other books include Counseling Survivors of Sexual Abuse, On the Threshold of Hope (with accompanying workbook), In Our Lives First: Meditations for Counselors, and Suffering the Heart of God: How Trauma Destroys and Christ Restores.

Dr. Langberg is the recipient of the Distinguished Alumna Achievements from Taylor University., the American Association of Christian Counselors Caregiver Award, The Distinguished President’s award, and the Philadelphia Council of Clergy’s Christian Service Award.

She is married and has two sons and four grandchildren.




Global Trauma Recovery Institute

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Bringing Christ to Abused Women: Learning to See and Respond, The Spiritual Impact of Sexual Abuse

Eamon Wilson

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Opiate-Related Disorders: Part One, Opiate-Related Disorders: Part Two

Edward Welch

Edward T. Welch, MDiv, PhD,is a licensed psychologist and faculty member at the Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation (CCEF). Ed has been counseling for over forty years and has written extensively on the topics of depression, fear, and addictions. His biblical counseling books include Shame Interrupted, When People Are Big and God Is Small, Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave, Depression: Looking Up from the Stubborn Darkness, Running Scared: Fear, Worry, and the God of Rest, A Small Book about a Big Problem, A Small Book for the Anxious Heart, A Small Book about Why We Hide, I Have a Psychiatric Diagnosis, and Someone I Know Is Grieving.

The Life Counsel Bible communicates that God says a lot and speaks many words to many different problems

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Bipolar Disorder: Understanding and Help for Extreme Mood Swings, Dealing with an Angry Spouse, Eating Disorders: The Quest for Thinness, Freedom from Addiction: Turning from Your Addictive Behavior, Helping Children with Shame: Resting in God's Approval, Hope for the Depressed: Beyond a "Cheer-Up" Theology, What is Biblical Counseling?

Elizabeth W. D. Groves

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Becoming a Widow: The Ache of Missing Your Other Half

Ellen Dykas

Ellen is the Director of Equipping for Ministry to Women for Harvest USA. She joined Harvest USA in 2007 as our first full-time women’s ministry staff. She’s authored several Harvest USA mini-books, a women’s curriculum, a devotional, and, most recently, Jesus and Your Unwanted Journey: Wives Finding Comfort After Sexual Betrayal. Ellen will now focus on producing new content and developing training for churches. She’s excited to build on her 16 years here through teaching, writing, and training. Ellen received her MA from Covenant Theological Seminary and a graduate certificate in biblical counseling from Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF).

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Sex and the Single Girl: Smart Ways to Care for Your Heart

Elyse Fitzpatrick

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The Empty Next: Finding Hope in a Mother's Changing Job Description

Garrett Higbee

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Helping a Hurting Friend: Bringing the Hope of Christ in Hard Times

Heather Nelson

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Domestic Abuse: Help for Victims

James C. Petty

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When the Money Runs Out: Hope and Help for the Financially Stressed

Jayne V. Clark

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Healing Broken Relationships: What to Do When You've Been Hurt, Single and Lonely: Finding the Intimacy You Desire, Struggling Through Singleness: Help for the Journey

Jim Newheiser

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Dealing with Past Parental Hurt, Financial Crisis: What to Do When the Bottom Drops Out, How to Love Difficult Parents

Jocelyn Wallace

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Helping Children with Body Image: Teaching Them to See What God Sees, What Are Anxiety and Panic?, What Should You Do about Anxiety?

John Freeman

As Founder of the organization he champions the mission of Harvest USA. John began his ministry with Harvest USA as a volunteer while still in seminary. He has a deep burden to see those who struggle with their sexuality, with pornography, or with sexual addictions to experience the truth and mercy of the gospel through Jesus Christ in order to live godly and faithful lives. John spends most of his time helping churches be equipped to better care for the hearts of individuals and families vulnerable to these struggles.

A native of Chattanooga, TN, John is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and Westminster Theological Seminary, PA. In addition to his ministry with Harvest USA, John has served as adjunct faculty in the graduate counseling departments of Cairn University, Langhorne, PA and Center for Urban Theological Studies, Philadelphia, PA. He is a ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). John and his wife, Penny, have been married for more than 30 years and have three grown children. Their home is in the Philadelphia area.

Life Counsel Bible articles:

The Gay Dilemma and Your Church: Reaching Out to Those Who Struggle

Joni Eareckson Tada

Joni Eareckson Tada is an esteemed Christian stateswoman and respected global leader in disability advocacy. Although a 1967 diving accident left her a quadriplegic, she emerged from rehabilitation with a determination to help others with similar disabilities. Mrs. Tada serves as CEO of Joni and Friends, a Christian organization which provides programs and services for thousands of special-needs families around the world. President Reagan appointed Mrs. Tada to the National Council on Disability, then reappointed by President George H.W. Bush. During her tenure, the ADA was passed and signed into law. Mrs. Tada served as advisor to Condoleezza Rice on the Disability Advisory Committee to the U.S. State Department. She served as Senior Associate for Disability Concerns for the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization. The Colson Center on Christian Worldview awarded Joni Tada its prestigious William Wilberforce Award, and she was also inducted into Indiana Wesleyan University’s Society of World Changers. Joni Eareckson Tada has been awarded several honorary degrees, including Doctor of Humanities from Gordon College and Doctor of Divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary. She is an effective communicator, sharing her inspirational message in books, through artwork, radio, and other media. Joni Tada served as General Editor of the Beyond Suffering Bible, a special edition published by Tyndale for people affected by disability. Joni and her husband Ken were married in 1982 and reside in Calabasas, California.

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Diagnosed with Breast Cancer: Life after Shock, Stressed to the Max: Peace for Women Under Pressure

Julie Lowe

Julie Lowe has been faculty member at the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF). She holds an MA in counseling from Biblical Theological Seminary. She is a licensed professional counselor with over twenty-two years of counseling experience. She has extensive experience with marriage, women’s issues, sexual abuse, body image issues, parenting, and child maltreatment issues, and regularly speaks on these topics. Julie is a registered play therapist and has developed a play therapy office and resources to serve families and youth. She is trained in leading mandated reporter trainings and provides numerous trainings on child sexual abuse. Julie has a registered therapy dog that she works with both professionally and on a volunteer basis. She has authored several books: Childproof: Parenting By Faith Not Formula, Safeguards: Shielding Our Homes and Equipping Our Kids, Building Bridges: Biblical Counseling Activities for Children and Teens, Helping Your Anxious Child: What to Do When Your Worries are Big, and Teens and Suicide: Recognizing the Signs and Sharing the Hope.

Julie and her husband, Greg, live in the Philadelphia, PA area and have six children. They have served as foster and adoptive parents.

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Helping Your Anxious Child: What to Do When Worries Get Big, Teens and Suicide: Recognizing the Signs and Sharing Hope

Justin S. Holcomb

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Children and Trauma (Part 1): The Effects of Trauma and Hope for Healing, Children and Trauma (Part 2): Helping Children Who Have Experienced Trauma, What Do You Do for a Living?, Caring for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Kathy Hoopmann

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Autism and Your Child

Ken Tada

Life Counsel Bible articles:

For Better or Worse: When Disability Challenges Your Marriage

Lauren Whitman

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Mom Guilt: Escaping Its Stronghold

Leslie Vernick

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Forging a Strong Mother-Daughter Bond: Beyond Manipulation and Control, Self-Esteem: Looking Up Instead of Looking Inside

Lindsey Holcomb

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Children and Trauma (Part 1): The Effects of Trauma and Hope for Healing, Children and Trauma (Part 2): Helping Children Who Have Experienced Trauma

Marty Machowski

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Leading Your Child to Christ, Help Your Children Live for God with Their Finances, Teaching Your Child About Money: Biblical Stewardship for Beginners

Michael R. Emlet

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Angry Children: Understanding and Helping Your Child Regain Control, Autism Spectrum Disorder: Meeting the Challenges with Hope, Chronic Pain: Living by Faith When Your Body Hurts, Help for the Caregiver: Facing the Challenges with Understanding and Strength, Overeating: When Enough Isn't Enough?

Paul David Tripp

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Grief (Part 1): Finding Hope Again, Grief (Part 2): Practical Strategies, Helping Your Adopted Child: Understanding Your Child's Unique Identity, Peer Pressure

Philip G. Monroe

Life Counsel Bible articles:

When You Love an Addict: Facing the Facts, When You Love an Addict: Moving Forward

R. Nicholas Black

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Homosexuality and the Bible (Part 1): Outdated Advice or Words of Life?, Homosexuality and the Bible (Part 2): Commonly Disputed Passages, Homosexuality and the Bible (Part 3): The Broader Perspective of Scripture, Protective Parenting in an Internet World, What's Wrong with a Little Porn When You're Married, Your Gay Child Says, "I Do": Loving Well While Staying Faithful

Rebecca Olson

Life Counsel Bible articles:

A New Normal

Rita Jamison

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Parenting Your Child with ADHD

Rob Green

Life Counsel Bible articles:

A Father’s Guide to Raising Boys, Can We Talk? The Art of Relationship Building, Preparing for Military Deployment, Reuniting after Military Deployment: Help for the Transition

Robert D. Jones

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Do I Need Counseling?: When and Where to Get Help, Freedom from Resentment: Stopping Hurts from Turning Bitter, Restoring Your Broken Marriage: Healing after Adultery, Single Parents: Daily Grace for the Hardest Job, When Trouble Shows Up: Seeing God's Transforming Love

Robert Smith

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Alzheimer’s Disease: Help for Families in Crisis, Authority Issues: When It’s Hard Being Told What to Do, Fibromyalgia: God's Grace for Chronic Pain Sufferers

Scott James

Life Counsel Bible articles:

When Your Child Is Sick: Nurturing Faith in Hard Times

Shauna Amick

Life Counsel Bible articles:

My Baby Has a Disability

Stephanie Green

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Stephen Viars

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Leading with Integrity, Redeeming Your Guilty Past: Present Grace, Future Hope, Redeeming Your Innocent Past: Present Grace, Future Hope, Redeeming Your Painful Past: Present Grace, Future Hope, Your Special Needs Child: Help for Weary Parents

Susan Lutz

Life Counsel Bible articles:

How Do I Look? Important Questions in Every Girl's Life

Tim Geiger

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Explaining LGBTQ+ Identity to Your Child (Part 1): Relevant Data and Biblical Guidance, Explaining LGBTQ+ Identity to Your Child (Part 2): Biblical Wisdom on LGBTQ+ Identity, Your Child Says, "I'm Gay"

Timothy S. Lane

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Conflict: A Redemptive Opportunity, Family Feuds: How To Respond, Forgiving Others: Joining Wisdom and Love, Freedom from Guilt: Finding Release from Your Burdens, PTSD: Healing for Bad Memories, Sex Before Marriage: How Far is Too Far?, Temptation: Fighting the Urge

Todd Stryd

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Schizophrenia: A Compassionate Approach

Vicki Tiede

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Your Husband Is Addicted to Porn: Healing after Betrayal

Victor I. Vieth

Life Counsel Bible articles:

A Godly Response to Institutional Abuse, What the Bible Says to Abuse Survivors and Those Who Hurt Them

William P. Smith

Life Counsel Bible articles:

How Do I Stop Losing It With My Kids? Getting to the Heart of Your Discipline Problems, How to Love Difficult People, How to Talk to Your Kid about Sex, What to Tell Your Kid about Sex, Moving from Fear to Faith, Obsessed with Your Phone?, Should We Get Married: How to Evaluate Your Relationship, Starting Over: How Not to Screw Up Your Next Relationship, When Bad Things Happen: Thoughtful Answers to Hard Questions, When Your Kid's in Trouble, Who Should I Date?

Winston T. Smith

Life Counsel Bible articles:

Sabbath Rest: Trusting God with Your “To Do” List, Divorce Recovery (Part 1): Growing and Healing God's Way, Divorce Recovery (PART 2): Practical Strategies for Change, Help For Stepfamilies: Avoiding the Pitfalls and Learning to Love, Help! My Spouse Committed Adultery: First Steps for Dealing with Betrayal, Who Does the Dishes?