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Monthly Archives: February 2012

Forgiveness Fatigue

Parenting Fatigue As a parent, I often get tired of telling my children the same thing again and again. “Johnny, please put your shoes on the rack.” “Debbie, you need to brush your teeth before you get to bed.” “Mark, … Continue reading

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Slaying the Shame of Sexual Abuse

I just finished speaking at the Faith Biblical Counseling Training Conference in Indiana on the topic of sexual abuse—and the shame associated with it. Shame is such a pervasive part of any kind of abuse or any sin. I’ve been … Continue reading

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

Is “Addiction” Rooted in a Disease, Demon, or Decision?

With so much recent attention on addiction due to the death of Whitney Houston on February 11, 2012, one thing is clear: the world’s message regarding addiction issues opposes biblical truth. Disease The world proclaims the theory that addiction and … Continue reading

Topics: Addictions, Biblical Counseling, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sin | Tags: , , , , ,

The BCC Weekend Interview Series: Crossroads Bible College—Biblical Counseling

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

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News You Can Use From the BCC

(Note: This post originally appeared as our February e-newsletter. To sign up for ongoing BCC news and updates, please visit our email signup page.) Friends of the BCC, This has been a momentous month for the BCC! Not only have we released three new BCC-created video … Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Book Reviews, Christian Living, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Local Church Ministry, Pastoral Resources, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity, Video | 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. The Dangers of Video Chat At the Breaking Free blog … Continue reading

Topics: Faith, Five To Live By, Pastoral Resources, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sexual Purity | Tags: , , , , ,

5 Reasons the 2012 BCTC Was Totally Awesome

First, let me say thank you to those who made the effort to attend the Biblical Counseling Training Conference this year. It was truly an awesome week. Quite frankly, when I came into work on Saturday, I was met with … Continue reading

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The Incomparable Yahweh

Since Genesis 3, people created in the image of God instinctively reversed their role. We who are made in God’s image now attempt to make god in our image according to our desires. The essence of the problem is our … Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Faith, Idolatry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Theology, Uncategorized, Worship | Tags: , , , ,

God Has a Good Heart

I enjoyed an amazing week last week at the Faith Biblical Counseling Training Conference at Faith Church in Lafayette, Indiana. What was the highlight for me? Was Equipping the Highlight? As much as I enjoyed my six teaching times (I … Continue reading

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

Gospel Terminus

The Biblical Basis “It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all. Yet for this reason I found mercy, so that in me as … Continue reading

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