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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Humility: The Solution to a Real Problem

Why Are We Not Humble? Our pride, which is really the root of all of our sin, goes all the way back to Genesis 3 when Adam sinned against God in the Garden of Eden. God made it very clear, … Continue reading

Topics: Humility, People in Need of Care, Self-Esteem/Self-Image, Sin, Theology | Tags: ,

The Pursuit of More: Addictions Conference

BCC Staff Note: Part of the vision of the BCC is to be a “megaphone” for the biblical counseling world. Today’s post is just such a megaphone as Shawn Saunders of Converting Hearts Ministries announces an upcoming conference on September … Continue reading

Topics: Conference, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: ,

Cutting: Bleeding the Pain Away

If you’re a cutter, you know what it’s like to feel the pain welling up inside you. It feels like any second you’re going to explode. In the past you may have cried, gotten angry, accused, complied, or blamed yourself, … Continue reading

Topics: Addictions, Cutting and Self-Harm, People in Need of Care, Suffering | Tags: ,

The BCC Weekend Interview Series: graceXchange Counseling

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, educational … Continue reading

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

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. Are You Unbroken? Unbroken is the riveting story of the … Continue reading

Topics: Five To Live By, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , ,

Is a Sin-Predisposition a Form of Suffering?

Most empirical research indicates that particular life struggles (including those that Scripture calls sin) have a higher incidence rate along hereditary lines. Stated in English, if your parents struggled with “x” sin, you are more likely to struggle with “x” … Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity, Sin, Suffering | Tags: , ,

Why I Blog

One of the most common questions I receive from week to week is, “How do you write so much.” On July 3, 2008, I posted my first weblog article, not knowing if I would write another one. On July 4, … Continue reading

Topics: Communication, Faith, People in Need of Care | Tags: ,

Do We Live in The Daily Reality of the Gospel?

Today my two boys got into a little sibling rivalry. After the crying, arguing, accusations of guilt, and vehement assertions of innocence I began my fatherly duty trying to broker peace in my house. As parents, we shouldn’t just dole … Continue reading

Topics: Gospel-Centered Ministry, Parenting, People in Need of Care | Tags: ,

Should I Try to Forget My Past?

As a biblical counselor, people often ask me the important question, “Should I try to forget my past?” I first respond with a one-word answer. “No.” Then I respond with a blog-size answer using the words: Remember Reflect Repent/Receive/Renew Reinterpret … Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Grief/Loss, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , ,

The BCC Weekend Interview Series: The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Biblical Counseling Department

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, educational … Continue reading

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

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