Because we live in a broken world, at some point we all experience pain and suffering. In these moments, we are more open to hearing from God.
As C.S. Lewis has written, “God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pain: it is His megaphone to rouse a deaf world.”
Serge missionaries who are trained as Christian counselors recognize that God calls us to serve from a place of neediness and brokenness. Through that posture of humility, we seek to meet hurting people in their pain and provide a glimpse of the hope found in the gospel.
Types of counseling include: