Wonderful Challenges of Parenting

Andrew Rogers

• As parents, we have particular challenges because we have been blessed with children. We face certain challenges as we strive to reach the biblical directive of Ephesians 6:4, to “bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.” Three of these wonderful challenges are described in the form of general guidelines we ought to keep in mind as we look for practical suggestions to flesh out the biblical mandate found in Ephesians 6:4. Continue reading

A Vision for Soul Care in the Church

Andrew Rogers

A vision for soul care, counseling and discipleship helps the church unify around a goal and purpose for counseling in the church. Important to the growth of the church are the people of the church regularly engaging in ministering the Word to one another. A vision for this that is well articulated will help foster such church growing activity. Continue reading

How Do I Enjoy My Spouse?

Andrew Rogers

Marriage Mini-Series - How Do I Enjoy My Spouse

You’re reading the second of a special BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series on marriage—timed to coincide with the week of Valentine’s Day. Today’s post is by Andrew Rogers: How Do I Enjoy My Spouse? Continue reading

Helping Others Cool Down

Andrew Rogers

Helping Others Cool Down

Dealing with anger in your own life is challenging. But, what about dealing with other people’s anger? What counsel do we glean from God’s Word on how to respond in heated moments? Continue reading

Conviction: Vital for Biblical Counseling in the Local Church

Andrew Rogers

Local Church Series - Conviction - Vital for Biblical Counseling in the Local Church

Training counselors who are properly motivated is a great joy. Conviction to counsel is a vital ingredient for counseling in the local church. We must help the church see that counseling one another is an essential ministry of the church, a natural outgrowth of our love for God, and our desire to please, honor, and glorify Him. Continue reading