Being liked is the currency of our social relationships, seen in everything from the unspoken gravitation toward one person over another at a party to the digitized tokens of attention we exchange on social media.
Associate Professor of Biblical Counseling; Chair, Department of Biblical Counseling and Family Ministry; Dean of Students
Dr. Pierre is author of The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience (New Growth Press, 2016) and co-author of The Pastor and Counseling (Crossway, 2015). He has contributed to various books, including Christ-Centered Biblical Counseling and Scripture and Counseling. His writing has been featured in Tabletalk Magazine, Baptist Press, and the Gospel Coalition. He currently serves as a pastor at Clifton Baptist Church and speaks at various engagements in the U.S. and overseas. He serves on the board of directors for the Biblical Counseling Coalition and is a certified member of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors. He and his wife Sarah raise their five children in Louisville, Kentucky.
Everyone is called to personal ministry of the Word. An essential element of every calling is to know people and to help them process their lives before the Lord.
Addictions do not die in one decisive action. They die over a long period of time.
Our responses flow from somewhere — from the deeper realities of the hearts we’re stewards of. We are stewards of the deeper realities just as much as we are of the surface expressions.
Annoyance is not an attribute someone can possess; it’s a response we have.
Disappointment is a gauge of how a person perceives his life—what he believes about it and wants from it.
Christians need to recognize that this world is broken, but God is going to redeem it all.
Can we control our anxiety? Is it sinful?
Assurance of salvation only comes through repentance over a long period of time.
One of the major sins that I consistently encounter is what I would call a “performance identity” in academic pursuits.
What you’re attracted to is more influenced by the culture around you than you might realize.
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