Resources for the Counselor

The resources below are for Parkside's Lay Counseling team. To serve as a Parkside lay counselor, you must complete How People Change and Helping Others Change, be a member of Parkside Chuch, attend monthly Iron Sharpens Iron meetings and have an initial pastoral interview.


Key Articles

Affirmations & Denials- David Powlison. What is biblical counseling? What is it about and for? Why is Parkside Church committed to biblical counseling? David Powlison helpfully affirms and denies what a true, relational biblical counseling is all about.

How Christ Changes Us By His Grace- Paul Tripp and Tim Lane succinctly lay out a biblical theology of change. For those who have read or gone through "How People Change" this article is a helpful summary of how we believe change takes place.

What Does Godly Change Look Like- Heather Rice writes a personal anecdote of what godly change looks like. Using the foundation put forward by Lane and Tripp, Rice helpfully plays out in a personal case study what godly change looks like in her life.


Helpful Counseling Resources & Websites*

Christian Counseling and Education Foundation

National Association of Nouthetic Counselors

Association of Biblical Counselors

The Biblical Counseling Coalition

Peacemaker Ministries

Harvest USA

Faith Counseling Ministries

*Parkside Church does not endorse all of the included content on these websites.


Parkside Counseling Dropbox

Counselors click here to log into the Dropbox account. If you have lost your username and password, please email Jonathan Holmes.