Top Ten Posts of All Time – #9

Jonathan Holmes

One problem that biblical counselors will surely face in their counseling and everyday conversations, regardless of gender, is the addiction and enslavement to pornography. With a problem so prevalent and pervasive in the church, numerous books and articles have been written on the topic. How can biblical counselors contribute to this conversation? Continue reading

Why Is Friendship So Hard?

Jonathan Holmes

Since the publication of The Company We Keep (TCWK), it’s been encouraging to see more being written on the topic of friendship here at the BCC. One of the ongoing questions I’ve received since writing TCWK is in regards to the difficulty of forming friendships in the church. Continue reading

I Don’t Know Caitlyn Jenner

Jonathan Holmes

While you and I will never meet or probably know Caitlyn Jenner, you’ll probably run into someone like her if not now, very soon. We must be equipped as Christians to offer more than one-liners, political sound bites, or theological platitudes. We must be ready to offer them the good news of a Savior who came, lived, died, and ascended on high so that they could have the hope of eternal life! Continue reading

8 Recommendations “When Counseling Hits a Dead End”

Jonathan Holmes

As a counseling pastor, one of the most frequent questions I receive from our lay counselors and caregivers is what to do when you’ve done all the “right things” and nothing seems to be working. Here are eight recommendations I share with them by way of encouragement even when counseling seems to have hit a dead end. Continue reading