Important Reminders for the Art of Relationship-Building

Sacha Alexandre Mendes

Sacha Alexandre Mendes

Relationships are an interesting topic. Relationships can assume several forms and degrees of closeness, due to the diversity of people, customs, and cultures. Whenever and wherever you find at least two people, you can find the beauty and the challenges of relationships. This topic deserves our attention. In fact, it is because of the commonality and the purpose of relationships that Christians should be aware of their potential dangers to be ready to enjoy their potential blessings. Continue reading

Biblical Counseling in Brazil

Sacha Alexandre Mendes

Sacha Alexandre Mendes

In today’s post you will hear from one of the presenters at the upcoming BCC Global Summit. Sacha relays how biblical counseling has affected the churches in Brazil. We urge to sign up for the Global Summit, where you can learn more about biblical counseling’s impact in other parts of the world as well. Continue reading

Divisiveness through a Bad Usage of Humor

Sacha Alexandre Mendes

Sacha Alexandre Mendes

In a community such as the local church, we find a variety of people and personalities. Such blessing of variety can challenge the unity of the church. Relationships must endure different cultures, perspectives, and personalities. It is not surprising that God’s Word reveals the unity of the church as a miraculous gift of the gospel. Continue reading

Helping the Sluggard

Sacha Alexandre Mendes

Sacha Alexandre Mendes

Laziness is a common secondary issue that aggravates any presenting problem. Laziness is not secondary because it is not a sin, but because it is rarely the presenting problem. Usually, counselees are not seeking help because they are lazy and want to change. However, laziness becomes a powerful aggravating issue. Laziness hinders true change because it keeps the counselee away from God-given sources of change. Continue reading

News from Your Relatives in Brazil

Sacha Alexandre Mendes

Sacha Alexandre Mendes

You’re reading the third of a multipart BCC Grace and Truth blog miniseries on International Biblical Counseling. Today’s post is by Pastor Sacha Alexandre Mendes on News from Your Relatives in Brazil. Continue reading