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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Friday’s 5 to Live By—The Holiday Edition

Each Friday our BCC staff links you to the top 5 biblical counseling and Christian living blog posts of the week—posts that provide robust, rich, and relevant insights for living. Today’s post is our Holiday Edition. Continue reading

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What Are 10 Practical Tools to Hospital Visitation?

10 practical tools to equip you for hospital visitation and to help minimize any fear that may have kept you from this most noble and important task. Continue reading

Topics: Gospel-Centered Ministry, Pastoral Resources, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Suffering | Tags: ,

A Church without the Disabled Is a Disabled Church

According to Scripture, it is essential to the church’s health and faithfulness to the gospel that we intentionally reach out to the physically and mentally disabled with God’s saving truth and, for those who repent and believe in Christ, to include them in the functional life of the church. Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Cross-Cultural Ministry, Local Church Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , ,

The Pre-Sex Talks with Adolescents

The goal of this post is to connect these conversations about sex to the main land of parenting by describing two parts of parenting in the early years of a child’s life that lay a healthy foundation for talking about sex. Continue reading

Topics: Parenting, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sexual Purity, Teens | Tags: , ,

10 Ways that Satan Loves to Watch Marriages Fall Apart

According the Bible, Satan prowls around like a lion looking for someone to devour (1 Peter 5:8), but many times, he probably doesn’t have to do that much. I wonder if sometimes Satan sits back and laughs at us. We don’t need Satan to ruin our marriage. We do plenty of unhelpful things on our own to ruin our marriages. I’m sure Satan enjoys having a front row seat, watching our folly and foolishness. Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Conflict, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Women/Wives | Tags: ,

The BCC Weekend Megaphone: CCEF UK 2013

Part of the vision of the Biblical Counseling Coalition is to be a megaphone for excellent biblical counseling equipping. This weekend we want to be a megaphone for CCEF UK. Continue reading

Topics: Conference, Cross-Cultural Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , , , ,

Friday’s 5 to Live By

Each Friday our BCC staff links you to the top 5 biblical counseling and Christian living blog posts of the week—posts that provide robust, rich, and relevant insights for living. Continue reading

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

A Puritan Thanksgiving Prayer

On this Thanksgiving, we can reflect on this Puritan prayer from The Valley of Vision. Continue reading

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

Prayer and Counseling: An Impacting Statement

Having the privilege to be a part of a counseling ministry, I get a close up seat to the details of people’s lives. Many of these details are not easy. Instead they are the difficult, heartbreaking moments that a person is living out each day. Because of this reality I often get asked if being continually exposed to people’s trials and sufferings affects me. That’s a good question. The answer is an obvious—Yes! Continue reading

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

The Ubiquity of Biblical Counseling

Biblical Counseling occurs with global ubiquity because it has Scripture as its foundation, regarding both its theoretical framework and methodological process. And because Scripture is eternally true, it is transculturally true and therefore its counsel is globally applicable. Biblical Counseling is, and should be, ubiquitous. Continue reading

Topics: Cross-Cultural Ministry, Discipleship, Gospel-Centered Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , ,

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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.