Lou Priolo

Lou Priolo is the founder and president of Competent to Counsel International and has started several counseling centers throughout Alabama and Georgia. He is a graduate of Calvary Bible College and Liberty University, as well as holding a Doctorate of Divinity from Calvary University.  He has been a full-time biblical counselor since 1985. He is the author of several books including The Heart of AngerThe Complete Husband, Teach Them DiligentlyGetting a GripPicking Up the PiecesPleasing PeopleResolving Conflict, and Danger Signs of an Unhealthy Dating Relationship, many of which have been translated into numerous foreign languages.

In addition to his books, Lou has dozens of recordings extrapolated from his years of lectures, teaching, and preaching. He is the editor of the Resources for Biblical Living series of booklets by P&R Publishers dealing with numerous counseling issues. Lou is a Fellow in the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors and an instructor with the Birmingham Theological Seminary. He travels frequently throughout the United States and abroad training pastors, laymen, and fellow counselors.

Lou and his wife, Kim, have been married since 1987 and are the parents of two girls, Sophia and Gabriella.

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Lou Priolo, Bill and Vicki Rose, and Tommy and Teresa Nelson tell about the people in their lives who were difficult to love, and how God helped them extend love anyway. View Show Notes →
Conflict happens, but what do you do with it? Dave and Ann Wilson relay a story of their most epic disagreement. Lou Priolo deconstructs the root cause of conflict and helps us see our sin. View Show Notes →
Lou Priolo, biblical counselor and author of "Resolving Conflict," reminds us that when facing conflict, nothing is more important than patience. View Show Notes →
Biblical counselor Lou Priolo opens the Scriptures to Ephesians 4 to understand the benefits of humility and gentleness when resolving conflict. View Show Notes →
Lou Priolo encourages listeners not to shy away from conflict, but to face it head on, knowing that's the only way we can finally gain resolution and peace. View Show Notes →
Sometimes families are filled with more dysfunction than fun. Bryan Loritts and Lou Priolo help us to know how to forgive, and to check our own hearts as we encounter difficult people. View Show Notes →
Are you totally honest with your spouse? Are they totally honest with you? View Show Notes →
Has anyone ever broken your heart? View Show Notes →
Live long enough, and someone will likely break your heart. View Show Notes →
Are you constantly worried about what others think of you? View Show Notes →
Can wanting to please your husband, mother or friends be a sin? View Show Notes →
Can wanting to please your husband, mother or friends be a sin? View Show Notes →
Are you driven by the need for people to always like you? Today on the broadcast, Lou Priolo, director of the Center for Biblical Counseling at Eastwood Presbyterian Church in Montgomery, Alabama, explains to Dennis Rainey why being a people pleaser can become a real problem when our desire to please others overrules our desire to please God. View Show Notes →
What should you do about your teen's anger? View Show Notes →