Five to Live By

By Bob Kellemen | Founder and CEO, RPM Ministries

Posted 5:49 am on July 29, 2011

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Linking you to the top 5 Christian blog posts of the week—posts that provide robust, rich, and relevant insights for living. 

Are You an Astronaut or an Archeologist?

Paul Tripp discusses how when we are young we are astronauts looking ahead to each new launch phase of life. As we age, we become archeologist looking back on our past. He also explores how we can look back, failures and all, and experience Christ’s Grace. Read his perspective in Archeologists and Unafraid.  

The Parenting Pendulum

Ed Welch at CCEF has an intriguing post with an even more interesting title: Parents Ignore Your Kids’ Feelings. Read it to find out what Ed thinks about the pendulum swings in how society says we should parent. 

When Should I Confront?

Paul Tautges has a great post on Ten Questions I Need to Ask Before Confronting a Brother in Christ.

How to Recognize a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

This “classic” (old) post from John Piper has insight relevant for today about How to Recognize a Wolf in the Making.  

What Makes Biblical Counseling Biblical?

What Makes Biblical Counseling Biblical?

9Marks has an excellent interview with David Powlison on What Distinguishes Biblical Counseling from Other Methods? 

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Which post impacted you the most? Why? What blog posts have you enjoyed this week that you want to share with others?

Tags: biblical counseling, parenting, pastoral ministry

about the author:
Bob Kellemen

Robert W. Kellemen, Ph.D., LCPC, served for over a dozen years as Chairman of the Master of Arts in Christian Counseling and Discipleship Department at Capital Bible Seminary. He is now Professor-at-Large in that Department. In his three pastoral ministries, Bob has equipped 100s of lay people as biblical counselors and spiritual friends. In his role as Founder and CEO of RPM Ministries (, Bob is known for his Christ-centered, comprehensive, compassionate, and culturally-informed approach to equipping local churches for biblical counseling and spiritual formation. Bob is the Executive Director of the Association of Biblical Counselors’ Center for Church Equipping. He also serves as the Launch Director for the Biblical Counseling Coalition. Bob is the author of Soul Physicians, Spiritual Friends, Beyond the Suffering, Sacred Friendships, and God’s Healing for Life’s Losses.

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