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Biblical Counseling Coalition: Grace & Truth

Monthly Archives: July 2011

The BCC Weekend Interview Series: RPM Ministries

As part of our BCC vision, we want to point you to the best of the best in robust, relational biblical counseling. Each week we’re posting (and then making available as an ongoing resource) interviews with churches, para-church groups, and … Continue reading

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Friday’s Five to Live By

Each Friday our BCC staff links you to the top five biblical counseling and Christian living blog posts of the week—posts that provide robust, rich, and relevant insights for living. What Makes Biblical Counseling Biblical? 9Marks has an excellent interview … Continue reading

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God’s Smile

Did you know that your Father rejoices over you each and every day? Rejoicing Over Our Children Kids indeed say the darndest things and so do adults. My wife was reflecting on the amount of clothes that our youngest son … Continue reading

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A Counselor’s Temptation

I remember one of the very first workshops I taught on biblical counseling at my church. Fresh out of college with a degree in counseling but little experience, there was an overwhelming sense of fear and unpreparedness. During the question … Continue reading

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Why Do I Keep Doing the Same Sin Over and Over Again? Part 2

Note: Read Part I to learn the Galatians 6:1 background to Part 2. My strength is weaker than my sin. Let’s pretend you are caught in a bear trap somewhere deep in the woods. Let’s further pretend that your strength … Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sin | Tags: , , ,

Why Do I Keep Doing the Same Sin Over and Over Again? Part 1

The alcoholic spends his entire paycheck at the bar, in one night. The crack addict steals money from her daughter’s savings to get her fix on. The fearful person is in a situation she can’t control. Now she’s afraid. The … Continue reading

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A Compassionate Look at Complex Problems: Psychiatric Disorders

The 2011 CCEF National Conference The BCC wants to encourage you to consider attending the 2011 CCEF National Conference in Louisville, KY from October 21-23, 2011. For all the information you need, including brochures, registration, speaker and topic lists, and … Continue reading

Topics: Local Church Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sin, Theology | Tags: , , , , ,

The BCC Weekend Interview Series: Briarwood Counseling Ministries

As part of our BCC vision, we want to point you to the best of the best in robust, relational biblical counseling. Each week we’re posting (and then making available as an ongoing resource) interviews with churches, para-church groups, and … Continue reading

Topics: Interview, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , ,

Friday’s Five to Live By

Depression and the Ministry We’ve never highlighted our own posts before, and don’t want to make a habit of it. However, it seems wise to provide some quick links for the five-part joint series presented by BCC and The Gospel … Continue reading

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The God of Impossibilities

I’ve been thinking about some of my favorite Old Testament personalities and the situations in which they have found themselves. We tend to sugar coat the circumstances these people were in, or make them into more than what they were—just … Continue reading

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