What is Biblical Counseling?

Biblical counseling could also be described as comprehensive discipleship. We identify the following four elements as integral parts of biblical counseling (or comprehensive discipleship).

    • Being centered on Christ – Colossians 1:15-23
    • Reliant on the ministry of the Holy Spirit – Galatians 5:16 & 22-25
    • Based on the sufficiency of scripture for all of life’s circumstances – 2 Timothy 3:16 & Hebrews 4:12-13
    • Done in the presence of biblical community – Hebrews 10:24-25 & Ephesians 4

What types of help do we offer?

At Grace we offer five types of counseling:

What training is required of our counselors?

All of our counselors are required to ABC or ACBC trained. We also require that they be in biblical community on a personal level and that they attend our Soul Care class. All of our staff pastors do counseling, some of our staff do counseling and a few from our congregation are also ACBC trained counselors.

What does it cost?

Our counseling comes free of a monetary charge, however, it does require a commitment. We require our counselees to commit to three things:

  1. Being in biblical community while they're part of the counseling process.
  2. Doing the homework that they're assigned at the end of each session.
  3. Coming with a humble and teachable attitude.

Our Counselors

Rick Wyss

Elder, North Liberty Congregation

Jim Sabin

Elder, North Liberty Congregation

Chelsy Reed

Biblical Counseling Administrative Assistant