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Category Archives: People in Need of Care

Gospel Light Is Brightest When It Gets Darker Outside

The recent Supreme Court decision in favor of homosexual marriage is one that grieves our heart. It brings grief because we know the Scriptures are true when it says that sin is a disgrace to any nation (Proverbs 14:34). But it also grieves us because we are sinners who have experienced the transforming power of the gospel and, therefore, also know that the hearty approval of sin does not do the sinner any favors. Instead it only leads to a deeper hardening of the heart away from God. So we grieve, but we do not grieve without hope. Continue reading

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BCC Weekend Resource: Gay Marriage, Speaking the Truth in Love, and the United States Supreme Court

Frequently on weekends at the BCC we use our “megaphone” to make you aware of significant happenings in the biblical counseling world. We do so today by alerting you to a new and ongoing endeavor by the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC). Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Biblical Counseling, Megaphone Post, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Theology | Tags: , , ,

Are Your Counselees God-Fearing Christians?

As counselors, our minds are set to focus on the how to. Our counselees want to know how to fix their problems. We know that their problems cannot be fixed if they are being controlled by them. Our goal is to teach our counselees the fear of the Lord so that their problems will become small and their God will become bigger. Continue reading

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10 Cross-Focused Principles Versus 10 Horizontal Strategies for Dealing with Anger

You’re reading Part Three of a three-part BCC Grace & Truth blog miniseries on Biblical Counseling and Anger. In today’s post, Tim Allchin contrasts 10 Cross-Focused Principles Versus Horizontal Strategies for Dealing with Anger. Continue reading

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What Is It About Parents and Anger?

You’re reading Part Two of a three-part BCC Grace & Truth blog miniseries on Biblical Counseling and Anger. In today’s post, Steve Midgley addresses the question, What Is It About Parents and Anger? Continue reading

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3 Compelling Reasons Why We Must Deal with Our Sinful Anger

You’re reading Part One of a three-part BCC Grace & Truth blog miniseries on Biblical Counseling and Anger. In today’s post, Dr. Bob Jones shares 3 Compelling Reasons Why We Must Deal with Our Sinful Anger. Continue reading

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Side by Side: The BCC Weekend Megaphone Post

On weekends, we love to use our BCC “megaphone” to get the word out about significant biblical counseling resources and conferences. This weekend we are highlighting CCEF’s 2015 National Conference: Side by Side. Continue reading

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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

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Responding to Abuse, Part II

Based on the comments to my previous post on emotional abuse, I want to clarify or expand on a few selected points. I’m also aware that abuse is a sensitive topic and misunderstandings will occur. My prayer is that this post might provide some clarity or at least encourage people to seek help if they have not done so already. The resources at the end are not comprehensive but provide a starting point. Continue reading

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