Counseling And The Church

Counseling Young Couples and Families

By Ab Abercrombie | March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Pastor Larry Creamer

Human Sexuality in Biblical Counseling

By Ab Abercrombie | March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Pastor Larry Creamer Companion powerpoint file

Counseling Through Terminal and Chronic Illness

By Ab Abercrombie | March 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Dr. David R. Penley

The Theology of Experience: The Deceptive Support of Psychiatric Medications

By Ab Abercrombie | June 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

By: Dr. W.P. “Ab” Abercrombie In a recent blog on the CCEF website, faculty member and author Dr. Ed Welch asks an important question for all biblical counselors: “Can We Be Positive About Psychiatric Medications?” (Welch, 2012). In answering this critical question, one would assume the author’s first reference would be Scripture. Regrettably it is … Read More

Psychotropic Medications: In Search of a Biblical Context

By Ab Abercrombie | June 20, 2012 | 2 Comments

By: W.P. “Ab” Abercrombie, Ph.D.  In recent weeks, two articles appearing on the Internet have caused great stir in the biblical counseling community, and in the Body of Christ at large. There has been much debate through the years regarding psychology, psychiatry, and medication, as they relate to and interface with biblical truth. These latest … Read More

Are Psychology and Psychology Scientific?

By Ab Abercrombie | April 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

W.P. “Ab” Abercrombie, Ph.D. For decades, modern culture has struggled to define and categorize psychological and/or psychiatric conditions. Experts have created hundreds of diagnostic categories that attempt to isolate and classify specific conditions or illnesses so that they can be effectively treated. This has given rise to the term psychopathology, which refers to an illness … Read More

The Danger of Relying on Emotions…

By Ab Abercrombie | March 24, 2012 | 2 Comments

  By: Pastor Larry Creamer & Dr. Ab Abercrombie In a recent seminar entitled, “The Dangers of Relying on Our Emotions,” two questions were posed to the group before the instruction began: “What was the emotion you experienced most strongly today” and “What emotion do you struggle with the most on a day-to-day basis?” Take … Read More

The Impact of Biblical Counseling

By Ab Abercrombie | November 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Valley Baptist Church Biblical counseling is having a significant impact toward fulfilling our purpose of “Preparing People to Meet Jesus” here at Valley Baptist Church.  This is taking place on three distinct levels. First, we now have about 16 people who either have completed or are working toward certification in biblical counseling in a congregation … Read More

Review of “Wonderful Counselor: A Return to Truth”

By Ab Abercrombie | June 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

Wonderful Counselor: A Return to Truth by Dr. Ab Abercrombie and Rev. Kerry Skinner. The review is authored by Dr. Paul Martin Henebury, President of Veritas School of Theology in Granbury, Texas ( We are grateful indeed to receive such a powerful and positive endorsement. I think this is one of the very best introductions … Read More

Repentance and Forgiveness in the Family

By Ab Abercrombie | May 10, 2010 | 1 Comment

Dr. Ab Abercrombie Actions and behaviors are damaging. Things said and done between people often provoke emotions that are hurtful, even destructive, over time. Often, it is the root of bitterness and unforgiveness that lies at the core of unresolved issues and without attention, can deceive and destroy the peace of our relationships. Unforgiveness undermines: … Read More