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Biblical Counseling Coalition: Grace & Truth

Monthly Archives: October 2011

Lessons Learned As a Biblical Counselor, Part Five: Reflections after Five Years of Biblical Counseling

Note from the BCC Staff: This is the fifth in a series of periodic posts by biblical counselors regarding what they have learned during their years of ministry in biblical counseling. Read Part One: Hayley Satrom: Reflections after Two Years, Part Two: … Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Equipping, Faith, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Interview, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , ,

The BCC Weekend Interview Series: Steve Viars on the BCC’s Mission and Vision

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. Resources for Reformation Sunday Justin Taylor at his Gospel Coalition … Continue reading

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

Creating a Culture Where Infertility Can Be Discussed

Note: This is Part 4 of a multi-part series on infertility. Read Part 1: Silent, But Very Painful Suffering, Part 2: Stewarding Your Infertility, and Part 3: Ministering to Those with Infertility. I don’t know whether my church growing up … Continue reading

Topics: Grief/Loss, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, Pregnancy, Self-Esteem/Self-Image, Suffering, Women/Wives | Tags: , ,

Ministering to Those Struggling with Infertility

Note: This is Part 3 of a multi-part series on infertility. Read Part 1: Silent, But Very Painful Suffering and Part 2: Stewarding Your Infertility. Whether you have struggled with infertility or not, I would hope that the previous posts … Continue reading

Topics: Grief/Loss, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, Pregnancy, Self-Esteem/Self-Image, Suffering, Women/Wives | Tags: , ,

Stewarding Your Infertility

Note: This is Part 2 of a multi-part series on infertility. Read Part 1: Silent, But Very Painful Suffering. In the previous post, I tried to help you through comfort. I wanted you to believe that (1) You are not … Continue reading

Topics: Grief/Loss, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, Pregnancy, Self-Esteem/Self-Image, Suffering, Women/Wives | Tags: , ,

Infertility: Silent, but Very Painful Suffering

Note: This is the first of a several-part series on infertility. Dreams. We have all had them. I remember growing up in Columbus, Ohio dreaming of playing middle linebacker for the Buckeyes. I dreamed of tackling the running backs for … Continue reading

Topics: Grief/Loss, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, Pregnancy, Self-Esteem/Self-Image, Suffering, Women/Wives | Tags: , ,

The BCC Weekend Interview Series: Bob Kellemen on Spiritual Abuse, Part 2

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. Pastor Appreciation Month October is Pastor Appreciation Month. At the … Continue reading

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

Jesus Never Met an Object

One of the things I appreciate about Portland is the focus you find here on the individual. I spend a lot of time counseling people in the city. Wherever you drive in Portland you see the focus on individuality. I … Continue reading

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

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