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Adams, Jay E. 1929-

Works: 411 works in 980 publications in 8 languages and 11,863 library holdings
Genres: Cowboy poetry  Poetry  Handbooks and manuals  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, ed
Classifications: BV4012.2, 253.5
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Competent to counsel by Jay E Adams( Book )

70 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seldom has a book written for pastors, Christian workers, and laypersons received such widespread attention and such avid readership as Competent to Counsel. First published in 1971, the book has been reprinted more than thirty times. It has assumed the role of a classic in the field of Christian counseling. The refreshingly new approach to counseling advocated in Competent to Counsel, now firmly established as nouthetic counseling (from the Greek word noutheteo, to admonish, warn, instruct), obviously was a method of counseling sought by many who may have suspected that secular counseling techniques were not only antithetical to biblical truth but also amazingly barren and ineffective. Adams' thoroughly scriptural approach offered a welcome escape from the deeply worn ruts of secular psychiatry. Competent to Counsel is the seedplot from which numerous other publications by Adams have emerged. To understand why his books are so avidly read by so many Christians, and why thousands of Christians have found nouthetic counseling so satisfying, one must go back to Competent to Counsel. There Adams exposed the nature of Freudian and Rogerian techniques and delineated what he coined nouthetic counseling. Of note, too, is Adams' early insistence that all Christians can become competent counselors. - Back cover
The Christian counselor's manual by Jay E Adams( Book )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pastors, Christian workers, and laymen who found Competent to Counsel so helpful and stimulating will welcome this sequel that was written specifically for the large number of persons who recognize and appreciate the thoroughly scriptural basis of nouthetic counseling and want to learn more about it. Filled with counseling principles and techniques that are squarely based on the Bible, The Christian Counselor's Manual is a "how-to" handbook that will make Christian counseling even more effective. It applies biblical principles and methods to the difficult problems commonly met in the counseling room as well as to the everyday concerns of the counselees. The Christian Counselor's Manual takes the reader beyond the approaches recommended in Competent to Counsel. It includes many answers to questions raised in seminars conducted by the author or in letters to him. The format is that of a ready reference guide, filled with practical suggestions. A special quick-reference section adds to its utility. The Christian Counselor's Manual duplicates little that is found in Competent to Counsel -- except the same evident desire of the author to be faithful to the Word of God. - Jacket flap
Coyote cowboy poetry by Baxter Black( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of cowboy verse and stories drawn from three previous collections, with an additional thirty-five pieces that have never been published in book form
Marriage, divorce, and remarriage in the Bible by Jay E Adams( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If the church is going to use the Bible to decide whether divorce is legitimate in certain cases and whether divorced couples have the right to remarry with the approval and blessing of God's people, then the Bible must be studied without prejudice toward a particular answer. The author examines the relevant passages in both the Old and New Testaments so that his readers can consider the many issues and interpretations that arise in trying to establish a consistently biblical position. As a result, readers can see more clearly and accept more firmly the truth of Scripture. The book succeeds at being exactly what the author wanted it to be: "a comprehensive, lucid, accurate study presented in a readable and practical style. . . ." It is a valuable resource for the pastor, counselor, church leader, and others who are struggling to understand and apply scriptural principles to the problems of divorce and remarriage
A theology of Christian counseling : more than redemption by Jay E Adams( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Theology of Christian Counseling connects biblical doctrine with practical living. Salvation, that central concern of Protestant theology, is often too narrowly defined. It is thought of as "being saved from the consequences of sin." But God is doing much more. He is making something new out of the old sinful nature. He is, in Christ, making new creatures. "No counseling system that is based on some other foundation can begin to offer what Christian counseling offers ... No matter what the problem is, no matter how greatly sin has abounded, the Christian counselor's stance is struck by the far-more-abounding nature of the grace of Jesus Christ in redemption. What a difference this makes in counseling!" In this book the reader will gain an insight into the rich theological framework that supports and directs a biblical approach to counseling. And the connection between solid theology and practical application will become compelling. This book is one-of-a-kind
Shepherding God's flock : a handbook on pastoral ministry, counseling, and leadership by Jay E Adams( Book )

27 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shepherding Gods' Flock is both a textbook for students of pastoral ministry and a handbook for pastors. The book is divided into three parts. Pastoral life deals with the pastor, his calling, and the general care he provides the flock. Pastoral counseling provides an overview of the task and a general approach for pastoral counselors. Pastoral leadership offers a perspective on the ways the pastor can lead the church in its many tasks and responsibilities. In its three parts most of the tasks of a pastoral ministry are outlined, and a practical approach to those tasks is developed. - Back cover
Christian living in the home by Jay E Adams( Book )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is intended to serve two fundamental purposes. First, I hope that individuals and families will use this book on their own. In the home it may be used to evaluate, discuss, and improve on various aspects of the Christian home. I trust that it will point the way to God's solutions to problems. Second, this volume has been designed especially as an aid to Christian counselors. It may be used in conjunction with the counseling of husbands and wives, parents and children, or single members of the family. In the counseling of families, chapters may be assigned for reading and discussion between counseling sessions. The assignments at the end of chapters should be completed before the next session. In the case of premarital counseling, counselors may find it useful to assign chapters 4 through 7. - Preface
The Christian counselor's casebook by Jay E Adams( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1986 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This companion volume to Competent to Counsel and The Christian Counselor's Manual is designed for the classroom, the study, or ministerial seminars. It is an excellent tool for any Christian counselor who is striving for a thoroughly scriptural approach in his counseling. A workbook based on actual counseling experiences, this compilation of cases represents the variety of problems encountered in the course of ordinary pastoral counseling. Jay E. Adams had three major purposes in view as he compiled The Christian Counselor's Casebook: (1) to provide practice in learning how to identify various sorts of problems according to biblical norms, (2) to provide practice in laying out biblical plans of action, and (3) to provide familiarity with a wide variety of representative types of problems that every counselor will sooner or later encounter. The Christian Counselor's Casebook is the tool that will assist those who have studied the counseling techniques explained in the earlier books of Jay E. Adams and now want to put into practice what they have learned. - Back cover
The big umbrella : and other essays on Christian counseling by Jay E Adams( Book )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays, formerly titled The Big Umbrella, is a miscellany of Jay Adams's approach both to specific topics, such as dealing with grief, and to larger issues, such as defining and evaluating "mental illness." The author is not convinced that "mental illness" is the proper term to describe the condition of most people who seek help in dealing with their problems. In these essays the issues will be made clear: "The work of changing men's lives belongs to the Christian ministry in particular and to Christian people in general." The purpose of these essays is to equip Christian people for the role they must play in helping others to change in conformity with scriptural principles. They follow upon the author's classic introduction to counseling, Competent to Counsel. - Back cover
The use of the scriptures in counseling by Jay E Adams( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and German and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solving marriage problems : biblical solutions for Christian counselors by Jay E Adams( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book will help counselors understand and deal with the typical problems that arise in a marriage. The approach is to offer not merely solutions, but biblical solutions. Chapter by chapter, each problem that is brought into focus is addressed by Scripture, and a solution arising from Scripture is developed. Unless one understands what a biblical marriage is supposed to be, it is difficult to solve marriage problems. For that reason, Dr. Adams spends the first few chapters developing a biblical model. Then he treats many of the specific kinds of problems that typically arise : life patterns, priorities, children, sex roles, in-laws, and so forth. - Back cover
Coping with counseling crises : first aid for Christian counselors by Jay E Adams( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in English and German and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prepares the Christian counselor to aid his people in facing many crisis situations. The counselor will be enabled to help the counselee in three vital areas: to ake a biblical analysis of the crisis situation, to take a personal inventory of his state, attitudes, behavior, and resources, and to follow biblical directions in responding to the issues in the crisis situation
Lectures on counseling by Jay E Adams( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents four of Dr. Adams' recently published and widely-received works: Your Place in the Counseling Revolution, What about Nouthetic Counseling? (part one), Coping with Counseling Crises, and The Use of the Scriptures in Counseling. It contains practical, biblically oriented counseling information and instruction
The Christian counselor's New Testament : a new translation in everyday English, with notations, marginal references, and supplemental helps by Jay E Adams( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to help people change : the four-step Biblical process by Jay E Adams( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Korean and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book answers not only the question "How does a counselor help people change?" but also "How does scripture operate as the source of a counselor's method?" It is a book that has much to say about the ongoing discussion of the relationship between theology and psychology in the enterprise of Christian counseling. - Back cover
The Biblical view of self-esteem, self-love, self-image by Jay E Adams( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and German and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who am I? Why am I here? Where am I going? Familiar questions in our day and age. But has our search for answers led us too far in the wrong direction: away from our true position in Christ and toward a dangerous emphasis on self? The last 15 years have seen the rise of a powerful and influential movement within the church. Easily identified by labels such as "self-image," "self-esteem," "self-worth," and "self-love," this movement has one common denominator -- the emphasis on self. Regardless of religious persuasion, everyone seems to be fighting what they perceive to be a shared enemy : low self-esteem. Now well-known biblical counselor and noted author Jay Adams brings much-needed clarification to the area of self-esteem and offers the church and every believer a truly biblical view of self. - Back cover
What about nouthetic counseling : a question and answer book with history, help and hope for the Christian counselor by Jay E Adams( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ready to restore : the layman's guide to Christian counseling by Jay E Adams( Book )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, at last, is a guide to Christian counseling written specifically for laymen. Dr. Adams wrote this book in response to hundreds of requests from Christian laymen and pastors. It provides help in a form that is both simple and nontechnical, yet biblical and comprehensive. Although Ready to Restore is simple and easy to use as a beginning textbook, unlike many simple books it is neither simplistic nor superficial. Its contents are the fruit of the author's arduous Bible study as well as his long and successful ministry of the Word in counseling. The chapters comprise a true picture of Christian counseling in a coherent and systematic way. This book can be used effectively for individual study, but the content, scope, format, and language have been especially designed for textbook use in Bible colleges, churches, Bible study groups, prayer meetings, or older youth groups. - Back cover
Pulpit speech by Jay E Adams( Book )

15 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of church discipline by Jay E Adams( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a handbook for pastors, elders, and all Christians who want to see how Scripture presents the process of discipline that should operate in the Christian community. It was written in response to the various concerns that threaten to tear apart marriages, families, friendships, and congregations--concerns that call for a biblical approach to discipline that can heal fractures, restore right relationship, and ensure the health of the church. Developed around the five corrective steps found especially in Matthew 18:15-17, this book helps church leaders deal with the sorts of problems that require the church's disciplinary response. Charting a course that combines discernment with appropriate action, this simple, readable handbook can have a profound effect on the community of believers."--Back cover
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Alternative Names
Adams, Džej 1929-

Adams, Jay

Adams, Jay 1929-

Adams, Jay E.

Adams, Jay E. 1929-

Adams, Jay E. (Jay Edward)

Adams, Jay E. (Jay Edward), 1929-

Adams, Jay Edward.

Adams, Jay Edward 1929-

Jay E. Adams Amerikaans auteur

Jay E. Adams US-amerikanischer reformierter Theologe, Psychologe, Seelsorger, Sachbuchautor und Referent

אדמס, ג'י א

עדעמס, ג'י א

جی ئی. آدامز الهی‌دان و نویسنده آمریکایی

아담스, 제이 1929-

아담스, 제이 E. 1929-

アダムズ, ジェイ・E

The Christian counselor's manualCoyote cowboy poetryMarriage, divorce, and remarriage in the BibleA theology of Christian counseling : more than redemptionShepherding God's flock : a handbook on pastoral ministry, counseling, and leadershipThe Christian counselor's casebookThe big umbrella : and other essays on Christian counselingSolving marriage problems : biblical solutions for Christian counselors