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Monthly Archives: September 2011

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. A Rough Decade for Churches Pastor Steve Viars shares lessons … Continue reading

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

Something Must Come Between Us or We’re Going to Kill Each Other!

I was meeting with a couple who seemed pretty convinced that the other person in the marriage was the problem. They were articulate and clear about how the other person was messing up the relationship. They had their facts straight … Continue reading

Topics: Anger, Conflict, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, Women/Wives | Tags: , , ,

Helping the Hurting

Most people like to help others and that is a good thing, because we are surrounded by hurting people every day. They may be in your small group or Bible study, over your backyard fence or someone you meet in … Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Methodology, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care | Tags: , ,

C. S. Lewis, Bulimia, and Pornography

A Counselor Reflects on Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis “The Christian attitude does not mean that there is anything wrong about sexual pleasure, any more than about the pleasure of eating. It means that you must not isolate that … Continue reading

Topics: Addictions, Eating Disorders, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, Pornography, Sexual Purity | Tags: , , ,

Want to Change Lives? Be Equipped—Where You Are

BCC Staff Note: Part of our BCC vision is to be a “megaphone” for excellent biblical counseling ministries. Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries is a prime example. Today we help you to learn more about their regional training conference. Facts about … Continue reading

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

The BCC Weekend Interview Series: Grace in the Mountains Biblical Counseling Center

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, Uncategorized | 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. Gospel Imperatives and the OT Law The Christian blogosphere has … Continue reading

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

5 Internet Monitoring Approaches for Parents

In March and April, Knowledge Networks asked 535 pairs of parents and their teens a number of questions about Internet use. The results were interesting: 28% of teens believe their parents are not checking their Web browsing history. But of … Continue reading

Topics: Addictions, Parenting, People in Need of Care, Pornography, Sexual Purity, Uncategorized | Tags: , , ,

Blindness, Sight, and My Friend Shawn

I was reading this morning about the man born blind from the story in John 9. Ironically, Jesus had just had a lengthy conversation in John 8 in which he was basically saying to his hearers, “You are blind!” They … Continue reading

Topics: Faith, People in Need of Care, Suffering, Theology | Tags: ,

Who Pays for Your Spouse’s Sin? Your Spouse or Christ?

Christians understand the point of the Gospel: Christ paid for our sins. The profundity of the Gospel is encapsulated in those five words. When Adam chose to walk away from God in the garden by believing a lie, God instituted … Continue reading

Topics: Anger, Conflict, Forgiveness, Love, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, Women/Wives | Tags: , , ,

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