On Friday, September 11 we held a small celebration in the home of Jay and Betty Jane Adams to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Competent to Counsel. Special guests included: Dr. Mike Spradlin, President of Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary Dr. John Babler, Newly appointed Charman of the Biblical Counseling Department at Mid-America Mr. Nathan Cole, Vice-President for Institutional Advancement at Mid-America Pastor Bill Slattery, Pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church Dr. Dale Johnson, Executive Director of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors Rev. Donn R Arms, Director of the Institute for Nouthetic Studies   At that time, we presented to...

How does a believer determine what God would have him do in life's many baffling situations? The simple answer is, "Turn to the Bible." Good, but then what? Christians are rarely instructed about how to use the Scriptures in their decision making. So, when problems arise on Thursday (or any other day of the week) they are at a loss about what to do. They find the Scriptures useful for devotional uses, but not for decision making. If this is the case in your life, What to do on Thursday will end such perplexity --- once and for all. Buy Now ...

God is concerned about how you preach, how you counsel, and how you serve Him in all aspects of your life. He does not countenance slipshod work. In the Scriptures, He has spoken explicitly about becoming proficient at what you do. Though He will do as He pleases, God has not promised to bless the efforts of those who desire simply to "get by." In this book, Jay Adams looks at the whole matter of competent ministry and challenges every believer to honor God and please Him in his work. But what does please God? How can you become effective in...

The Christian Counselor’s New Testament and Proverbs (CCNT/P) is back! It features Dr. Adams’ original translation of the Greek text to which he has added helpful notes and cross-references, which will be of help to the counselor. In the back, he has appended a section of helps which include counseling outlines, check-lists, a topical index, charts, and more. It is beautifully leather-bound with a stitched binding. You can read Dr. Adams’ forward here. The price you see listed ($48) is 20% off the normal retail price of $60. A word about ordering. The CCNT/P cannot be ordered through our regular online bookstore....