Lion or Lamb: Which Do You Need?

Tim Lane

Revelation for Encouragement? Have you ever considered reading the book of Revelation when you needed some encouragement? Most people avoid this book altogether due to the rich but confusing symbols. I confess, the symbolism can be confusing but once understood, … Continue reading

When Culture Feels Scary

Tim Lane

Paul’s tone and demeanor shifted radically upon receiving Jesus’ counsel. It is the same counsel that you are receiving today. The King is on the move rescuing folks just like you and me. In fact, He wants to use folks just like you and me. We have an opportunity to be the church and represent our gracious King. This starts by building bridges and connecting with people; especially with those whom we may disagree. Continue reading

How Does Jesus Talk to Worriers?

Tim Lane

You’re reading the second of a several-part Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Biblical Counseling and Anxiety. In today’s post, Dr. Tim Lane biblically and compassionately demonstrates How Jesus Talks to Worriers. Continue reading

2 Reasons the Church Should Do “Counseling”

Tim Lane

Local Church Equipping--2 Reasons the Church Should Do Counseling

Why should a local church and its leaders seek to incorporate counseling within the context of the local church? It seems like a major distraction from the more important matters of church life and mission. Won’t counseling distract the church from being truly missional? Might it move the church to become insular and self-focused? Shouldn’t counseling be left to professionals who are highly trained to deal with people’s problems? These are all good questions that deserve an answer. Here are two reasons a church should counsel. Continue reading

Slander in the Camp

Tim Lane

Slander in the Camp

How many of you have witnessed the evils of slander? Sadly, it happens all the time in circles of people who name Jesus as their King and Redeemer. The more I speak with leaders and fellow Christians, the more I realize how prevalent this is. Continue reading

Does Gospel = Jesus?

Tim Lane

Does Gospel Equal Jesus

Much is being said about “Gospel-centered” ministry. This is a good problem, by the way! I could not think of a better substitute for other problems brewing in our churches on a weekly basis. Still, definition is needed. Continue reading

Depression and Anxiety: Sisters for Life or Death

Tim Lane

Biblical Counseling and Depression - Depression and Anxiety - Sisters for Life or Death

You’re reading the fifth in a five-part BCC Grace & Truth blog series on biblical counseling and depression. Few issues are more painful. God’s Word provides us with wisdom for addressing depression with compassion so we can care well and wisely. Today’s post is Title By Tim Lane. Continue reading

Lion or Lamb: Which Do You Need?

Tim Lane

Lion or Lamb - Which Do You Need

Have you ever considered reading the book of Revelation when you needed some encouragement? Most people avoid this book altogether due to the rich but confusing symbols. I confess, the symbolism can be confusing but once understood, Revelation becomes a very practical comfort in the midst of daily life. Continue reading