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Biblical Counseling Coalition: Grace & Truth

Monthly Archives: March 2012

The BCC Weekend Video Resource: Gospel Truth for Living in a Broken World

The BCC has a robust and growing portfolio of media resources. We’re creating, collecting, collating, and posting the best of the best in video, audio, MP3, Vimeo, YouTube, and other media resources to equip you for one-another ministry. You can … Continue reading

Topics: People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, 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. 4 Reasons People Lose Faith Brad Hambrick introduces C. S. … Continue reading

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

The Gospel and Marriage

The gospel and marriage… it’s hard to separate the two. In the Bible, both are inextricably linked.  Let’s consider how the Bible ties these two ideas together. The Bible uses marriage to remind you that your first allegiance is to … Continue reading

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

The Glory of Christ: Our “Bottom Line” As Counselors

Have you ever sat with someone struggling with extreme issues; problems that would likely garner such diagnoses as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, or Pedophilia from a psychiatrist or psychologist? If you have had the opportunity to work … Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Gospel-Centered Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity, Sanctification, Sin | Tags: , , , ,

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

Note: This post originally appeared on a local church Women’s Ministry site, and thus focuses on women. However, the post speaks to all of us. Susan Ellis has graciously granted the BCC permission to re-post this courageous article. You can … Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Faith, Grief/Loss, People in Need of Care, Women/Wives | Tags: , , ,

Triumphalism Versus Dependence

New “converts” are dangerous. To the guy who just switched to Mac, everyone who owns a PC is a technological dinosaur. To the teen who just discovered indie music, everyone who listens to mainstream is a mindless drone. To the … Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Humility, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , ,

The BCC Weekend Interview Series: Redemption Groups

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

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. What Every Person Must Hear and Confess Don’t read Paul … Continue reading

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

The Top 10 Biblical Priorities for Every Pastor

Previously, I put a question out there on my Practical Shepherding blog asking, What are the top 10 biblical priorities for every pastor and asked for your suggestions and input. Now that the Call Conference has come and gone (which … Continue reading

Topics: Local Church Ministry, Pastoral Resources, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Uncategorized, Worship | Tags: , , , ,

Living to Please God . . . Really?

Are you ever discouraged in your walk with Christ? Do your good intentions and daily reality tend to go something like this counselee’s? 5:00 AM BEEP . . . BEEP . . . BEEP . . . BEEP. Get up. … Continue reading

Topics: Anger, Christian Living, Guilt, People in Need of Care, Sanctification, Sin, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

About the BCC

The BCC exists to strengthen churches, para-church organizations, and educational institutions by promoting excellence and unity in biblical counseling as a means to accomplish compassionate outreach and effective discipleship.