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Counseling Unbelievers…

By Ab Abercrombie | August 8, 2013 | 4 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie The Bible is fully sufficient for the counseling task and superior to any method the world has to offer…for believers. But is the same claim applicable to unbelievers? Many in the biblical counseling field think not. For example, Jay Adams and many within the Nouthetic arena contend that unbelievers require “pre-counseling evangelism” before biblical … Read More

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The Wall Is Broken Down: Homosexuality and the Church

By Ab Abercrombie | June 21, 2013 | 3 Comments

The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ is in crisis and the enemy is gaining force. The biblical foundation of our faith has been ruptured by a secular assault, the likes of which, we have not seen. And while victory is assured and even the “gates of Hades” will not overpower Christ’s Church (Matt 16:18); … Read More

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A Bitter Heart: The Newest Psychiatric Disorder

By Ab Abercrombie | June 12, 2013 | 2 Comments

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has once again provided explanation and relief for the ailing psyche. In the newest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Volume V) the APA has introduced a new psychiatric diagnosis sure to bring justification and absolution to everyone who feels he/she has been unfairly wronged: Post-traumatic Embitterment Disorder … Read More

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“It’s Not My Job…”

By Ab Abercrombie | May 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

Dr. Ab Abercrombie In the Book of Ephesians, the apostle Paul wrote about the importance of sanctification and maturity in the Christian life: As a result, we are no longer to be children, tossed here and there by waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, by craftiness in … Read More

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The Homosexual Gospel: According to Rob Bell

By Ab Abercrombie | May 6, 2013 | 1 Comment

Dr. Ab Abercrombie I think Rob Bell has been eating some bad fruit. As a self-proclaimed spokesman for God and the Christian faith, Bell bears evidence of poor nutrition that has defiled his heart and mind. As Christians we all must be discerning of where we acquire our spiritual food. When God created the Garden … Read More

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Whatever Became of Sin?

By Ab Abercrombie | April 25, 2013 | 5 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie In 1973, the world-renowned psychiatrist Karl Menninger wrote a book entitled: Whatever Became of Sin? In his book the doctor projected the day would come when sin would no longer be an element of the human vernacular. He speculated that the explanation of sin and wrongdoing would be replaced by rationalizations excusing … Read More

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Suicide In The Church Part II: Why Do We Believe What We Believe…

By Ab Abercrombie | April 12, 2013 | 3 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie My first article on suicide in the Church entitled, “A Biblical Response To Mental Illness and Suicide In The Church: What Should We Conclude…” garnered a lot of attention and I am grateful for your response and comments. To say that this is a controversial issue is a great understatement, as readers … Read More

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A Biblical Response to Mental Illness and Suicide: What Should We Conclude…

By Ab Abercrombie | April 9, 2013 | 38 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie Practically everyone in the Christian community has been affected by the suicide of Rick Warren’s son Matthew. The Body grieves with this influential pastor and his family as they face the unfathomable process of coping with this unimaginable loss. Matthew’s death has also prompted the Church to examine our views on mental … Read More

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False gods and the Sacrifice of Children

By Ab Abercrombie | April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie  After receiving God’s magnificent grace and abundant supply throughout the generations, the Jewish nation was quick to forget and ultimately reject the God of their salvation. Frequently following God’s rescue and provision, His people would attach themselves to foreign nations for support and protection. In doing so Israel would adopt the traditions, culture, … Read More

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Biblical Sleight of Hand: The Homosexual Lie

By Ab Abercrombie | March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Ab Abercrombie  A powerful political voice has developed within the ranks of an extremely small minority of citizens.  The homosexuals, bisexuals, and transgendered persons have proven to be a force to be reckoned with.  Representing perhaps one to two percent of the population, this group of vocal and determined advocates have found great influence … Read More

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