My Interview with Ed Welch of CCEF

This past fall, RTS Charlotte launched its new degree program in biblical counseling.  We are very excited about how God will use this new program to bless the church with men and woman who have been trained to apply God’s word more effectively in a one-on-one context.  You read more about the program here.

Last week (Jan 19-22), Dr. Ed Welch from the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation (CCEF) came and taught a week-long course for RTS Charlotte entitled, “Ethos and Essentials of Biblical Counseling.”  The course was so full (87 students) that we had to move it to our chapel.

During the lunch break on that Tuesday, I …

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Faculty Opening for Professor of Counseling at RTS Charlotte

Over the last thirteen years as a professor at RTS Charlotte, I have had the opportunity to talk to each graduating class about what they see as our strengths and weaknesses as a campus.  The strengths I regularly hear are as follows:  top-notch faculty, wonderful campus community, a great location, professors who are also pastors, a robust commitment to Reformed theology, a passion for proclaiming the gospel to the nations, etc.

But, there are also places we need to improve.  And time and again, our graduates have offered the same suggestion: we need more biblical counseling.  As our students have become pastors, they realize that they needed better …

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