Austin Bible Church
8405 Cross Park Drive, Austin, Texas 78754
p.o. Box 142648, Austin, Texas 78714-2648

Philosophy of Counseling

Pastor Bob’s newest Ministry Workshop module develops a comprehensive explanation for why he tells everybody that he does not counsel. He shepherds his flock and prefers to engage in the Biblical function of shepherding rather than the psychotherapy function of counseling.

Assigned reading includes Martin & Deidre Bobgan, Stop Counseling! Start Ministering! available in book form from or in pdf form from

Assigned YouTube viewing includes a series of six 10-minute youtube videos called Psychology and the Church.