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--- Please pray that the Gospel presentation document "How To Get To Heaven" in various languages on this website would be readily accessed, effectively understood, and instrumentally used by the Lord to bring countless numbers of people around the world to salvation through faith in Jesus Christ.

An important coming reality:

Upon the start of the Great Tribulation, believers can lose their salvation.  For details, see the document "End Times Speculations", which is located at the top of the 'Doctrines' web-page.

? Did you know that:
- - God has assigned all true believers to be functioning as "priests", doing ministry work in a church or ministry.
(For more information, see the document "1 Peter 2:5 - Assigned To Be Ministering In A Priestly Fraternity" in the ' 1 Peter' Sermon or Lesson Outlines web-page.)

A key passage to shape a philosophy of ministry for biblical counseling:

2 Timothy 2:24 "And the Lord's servant must not quarrel; instead, he must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful.  25. Those who oppose him he must gently instruct, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading them to a knowledge of the truth, 26. and that they will come to their senses and escape from the trap of the devil, who has taken them captive to do his will."


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Counseling used with Leadership:

Leading Change - Reducing Resistance Through Counseling (Research Paper)
Proposes and describes a theoretical strategy of utilizing biblical counseling in order to reduce resistance to the implementation of change in a church or ministry
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Lay counseling training curriculum for free download, for Christian ministry spiritual care, biblical, editable, printable, can be easily customized or projected, NIV-based

Seminar Series Teaching Lessons:
Biblical Counseling Training for Lay Counselors

Session 01 - Distinctives For Counseling That Is Biblical .htm .rtf .doc .pdf
Session 02 - Presenting The Gospel .htm .rtf .doc .pdf
Session 03 - Identifying, Exposing, And Treating Ungodly Or Sinful Habits, Behavior Patterns, Thinking, Speaking, Etc. .htm .rtf .doc .pdf
Session 04 - Depression, Anxiety, And Anger .htm .rtf .doc .pdf
Session 05 - Drug And Alcohol Addictions .htm .rtf .doc .pdf

For a List Of Abbreviations used within these documents, click here (to access the list on the "Abbreviations & Copyrights" page).

Christian help and guide e-book ( free download) for parenting a troubled child or teenager and how to deal with their serious mental problems and spiritual disinterest using a ministering and lay counseling approach, biblical, printable, can be easily customized or projected, NIV-based

E-book (full-text) - Children Of Fire: How to Effect Positive Lasting Change in Your Troubled Youth

Children Of Fire .htm .rtf .doc .pdf

A list of common counseling topics and sin stronghold topics for free download.  For each topic there are listed several Bible references that can be applied in counseling that particular topic.  This list can be used as a printout that you can carry in the back of your Bible for quick reference.

Quick List of Bible References .htm .rtf .doc .pdf

Troubled Marriage:

For a wife who is experiencing misery from her unbelieving husband, God has delineated a specific solution approach for her to use in how she should respond to her husband.  See and study the information in the following link for the Bible lesson for 1 Peter 3:1-6.

Psychological / Medical Conditions:

List of Curable Strongholds
Psychological and medical problems that were cured through the use of biblical counseling and that were in some manner directly linked to a source of sin.
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Especially interesting in this document: The listed medical problems that were cured by means of biblical counseling are: asthma; mental block-out; burping; cerebral palsy; dyslexia; eye problems (cross-eyed; divergent or split-eyed; tunnel vision; blurred vision; pink eye); fainting; farting (profuse); fidget (restlessness); freeze up (unable to move or speak); abnormal yellowish lump (cancer growth) under the skin; headache; hiccups; the itches; memory loss; odor (body, breath); pain (physical, mental, blocker); paralysis; pass out; pneumonia (lethal); shakes; sleepiness; sleeplessness; speech problems (speechless or mute, talk endlessly, pronunciation problems, speech mix up); stomachache; too frequent urination; vomiting; weakness; zone out.


This disorder is primarily characterized by having a split personality, in which splitting or dividing of the personality and mental functioning into compartments called ‘alternate identities’ occurs when the person is severely abused during childhood years. Usually, dissociative persons and people around them are unaware that their personality is compartmentalized (or dissociated).

In order to assist you in evaluating the possible presence of dissociation in a person (if no such diagnosis has ever been made by a mental health professional), the following is a list of typical characteristics and behaviors that a dissociative person may display:

- - In public, the person appears normal and is able to blend in to conform to most kinds of social environments that he/she desperately wants to fit in to (like a chameleon). But in private when details of the person’s thinking and behaviors are exposed, it is obvious the person has major problems functioning and adapting socially. 

- - The person has ‘mood’ swings, which are usually minimally fairly intense. Each mood will have its own distinct perspective that has a specific theme. The person seems to at times readily switch or flip between moods. Some examples of moods that may indicate dissociation are: Accuser, I-Hate-The-World, Exaggerator, Sexually Needy, Sexually Deviant, Pessimistic Fatalist, Rage, Threatener, Intimidator, Demander, Manipulator, Blamer, Antagonizer, Arguer, I-Want-To-Fight, Controller, Profuse Liar, Profuse Cussor, Giddy, Unfair, Strife, Hopelessness, I-Am-King/Queen/God, Depression, Anxiety, Masquerader, Rebellion, Revenge, Seclusion, Harm Self, Destroyer, or Narcissist.

- - At times, the person appears mentally pathetic, or irrational, or illogical.

- - The person has memory gaps or unreasonable chronic forgetfulness.

- - The person easily and immediately explodes into a fit of intense rage, which can last days, weeks, or even months.

- - The person has a love/hate relationship with parents or spouse.

- - The person exhibits significant difficulties holding a job or maintaining a marriage.

- - The person experiences vivid traumatic nightmares or memories.

- - The person is mentally unstable or has a history of being in and out of psychiatric hospitals.

During my years of counseling, I have found that every dissociative patient I extensively counseled had endured major trauma from witchcraft abuse, witchcraft torture, or witchcraft ritual ceremonies. Some of them initially had some access to memories of their past witchcraft abuse and some of them initially had blockages that prevented access to their memories of past witchcraft abuse.

Through Biblical counseling of this disorder, amazing results have been accomplished in achieving permanent integration of the counseled personality compartments, psychological healing of past abuse, neutralization of recurring trauma from corresponding vivid memories, removal of connected co-occurring disorders, spiritual cleansing, and spiritual sanctification.

Research Thesis: Treatment For Dissociation - An effective biblical counseling-based treatment approach for dissociation in residential treatment group home adolescent girls

Treatment For Dissociation .rtf .doc .pdf

Angelman Syndrome:

The condition known as 'Angelman Syndrome' may have a significant spiritual problem at its core, which Biblical counseling may prove to be successful in facilitating healing for.  In the following Bible passages, there are profound similarities and possible indications that a direct link can exist between the medical symptoms of Angelman Syndrome as featured below, and significant spiritual problems: 

- - Matthew 17:14-20 NIV - seizures, suffering, and falling into harm (inability to adequately or consistently control movement and balance)
- - Matthew 9:32-34 NIV - cannot speak
- - Matthew 12:22 NIV - blind (eye problems)
- - Luke 6:17-18 NIV - troubled (probably physical ailments and/or mental agitation, could include sleep problems)
- - Luke 9:37-42 NIV - suddenly screams, falls to the ground, and then convulsion (or violent muscle contractions), foams at the mouth; it scarcely ever leaves (is frequent and ongoing), and is destroying the person


The condition known as 'Autism' has characteristics that are very similar to or coincide with some of the symptoms listed in the Scripture verses above (for Angelman Syndrome).  Again, biblical counseling may be the only counseling approach that has the ability to cure this condition because it can successfully and effectively access the power of God to heal the root spiritual causes of this condition.


Recursos de ministerio en español.
(Ministry resources in Spanish.)
Recursos do ministério em português.
(Ministry resources in Portuguese.)

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                    What's New
(free downloads):

_______ December, 2022 _______

- - The new "Elder Training Series" is being added, and is located near the top of the "Home Page - Ministry" web-page.

_____ May - October, 2022 _____

- - The document, "How To Get To Heaven", has been added in many other languages, as listed in the above box.  These translated documents enable you to share the gospel with people who speak one of these languages.

________ April, 2022 ________

- - New documents, that pertain to end-times events, have been added near the top of the 'Doctrines' web-page.

- - Replicate This Website Into Your Language:

I am hereby offering to grant permission to anyone who is interested, that you can translate my documents in this website into a foreign language, and then post them on the Internet.

I ask that you provide your translated documents for free download, and not sell them.  However, you can provide a way for your website clients to extend a freewill monetary donation to you.

I ask that you take the time to translate each document as accurately as reasonably possible, and not pervert or adulterate the doctrines, concepts, and meanings of what I have written.

You can translate from the New International Version (NIV) the Scripture verses I use, thereby rendering no need to secure copyrights from the owners of any Scripture translations.

I may be able to raise some financial support for you, to cover some of your expenses in setting up, running, and adding documents to this kind of website.

You can structure the website just like mine, if you want.

I have already achieved translation of most of my documents into Spanish, which you can view to see how I therein replicated my (English) website into an additional parallel Spanish branch of my website. 

And I gladly offer to help you set up your website, if I can.  Or, you can work with me to add your translated documents as a parallel branch of my website, if feasible.

- - Church-planting:
A primary reason why church-plants do not succeed is because God's people and/or God's servants fail or downright refuse to make the sacrifices that are necessary for the church-plant to sufficiently develop, progress, and come to viability and self-sustaining.  Apparently, they fail to realize and/or accept the importance that church-planting plays in God's program to build His kingdom.

To substantiate these assertions from the Scriptures, and in brief:
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since the time of Jesus Christ on this earth, the church is the main element in God's program (Matthew 16:18);
- - - - through the church, the gospel is preached to the world (Ephesians 3:4-10);
- - - - during the early time of the Apostle Paul's ministry to share the gospel with the Gentiles and plant churches among them, the Philippian church was the only church who had enough concern for him and his ministry work to therein send support to him, and repeatedly
(Philippians 4:10 with verses 4:15-16 and verse 1:5).