About Christian Counseling

(My Faith and Values Column in The Morning Call of Allentown, Pennsylvania)                                                                 

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In a conversation with a medical doctor about anxiety and depression, he expressed frustration to me about the number of times he diagnoses significant levels of anxiety or depression only to be told that a patient’s pastor or friend warned against medicine and suggested a spiritual solution. “This kind of five-Bible-verses-and-you’ll-be-better approach,” he says, “is far more common than many realize.”

Read more: A word about Christian counseling

Steve Cornell

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Just another worker in God's field.
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1 Response to About Christian Counseling

  1. Jon says:

    It’s so true, sometimes people have faith without action. “Oh your arm is broken? No need to splint it or take you to the hospital, I’ll just pray over it.” We are clearly called to trust in the Lord, then step out in faith. In this situation I believe that would imply seeking that professional help.

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