Caroline’s New Book: When Words Matter Most

Caroline’s New Book: When Words Matter Most

I am very excited that my wife, best friend, and favorite counselor, Caroline Newheiser, has co-authored her first book, along with our dear friend Cheryl Marshall, to be published by Crossway. This book contains wonderful practical wisdom for ladies who want to honor...
Help for the Counselor Who Feels Overwhelmed

Help for the Counselor Who Feels Overwhelmed

Recently a conversation with a friend ended with the question, “How do you handle meeting with so many women without getting overwhelmed?” This caring person became a friend because we have spent hours together talking through some very difficult issues in her life....
Lessons Learned from a Fallen Pastor

Lessons Learned from a Fallen Pastor

Introduction (by Jim Newheiser) Recently, the BCC presented a blog about “Helping Adult Victims of Clergy Sexual Abuse,” authored by Caroline Newheiser along with an anonymous victim. A fallen pastor who read Caroline’s blog contacted me and wanted to tell his story...
Helping Adult Victims of Clergy Sexual Abuse

Helping Adult Victims of Clergy Sexual Abuse

Recent news reports have revealed the sad reality of several adult women who were victims of sexual misconduct by a man in spiritual leadership. The following article offers suggestions for the counselor who has the opportunity to counsel women in similar...
Is Accountability Too Intrusive?

Is Accountability Too Intrusive?

Have you ever wondered how involved a counselor should be in the life of a counselee? Have you ever thought, “It is fine to meet once a week, but I shouldn’t become more involved”? Do you ask yourself, “Am I being too nosy to ask my counselee to report on specific...