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Category Archives: Biblical Themes

What Makes Your Counseling Model Different from Anyone Else’s?

Biblical counselors must be prepared to give a defense for the hope they have in a counseling ministry of the Word—especially when working in communities not familiar with the model. Continue reading

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Reflections on 40 Years of Life

The building blocks of a healthy approach to following Jesus are the building blocks of a healthy approach to biblical counseling. Continue reading

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BCC Weekend Megaphone Post: IBCD Newsletter

A Word from Your BCC Team: On weekends we often use our BCC “megaphone” to make you aware of various leading biblical counseling organizations. This weekend we highlight the Institute for Biblical Counseling and Discipleship (IBCD) and their most recent newsletter. Continue reading

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Are You Healthy?

How does Paul define spiritual health? How do you know that your inner man is really healthy? The Bible doesn’t separate what we learn from how we live or the truth from how we behave. This article investigates the question on how we define spiritual health and shows its meaning for discipleship and for our churches. Continue reading

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The Missing Ingredient for Sexual Purity

Purity is a funny word. It is a word that stresses the absence of something—the absence of some kind of contamination. In my mid-20s, this was the heart and soul of my pursuit as a young man: flee from porn and lust and hope it isn’t fast enough to catch me. Continue reading

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Resources for Your Life and Ministry from the Biblical Counseling Coalition

On weekends we often highlight resources from various biblical counseling organizations and leaders. This weekend we highlight two resources produced by the Biblical Counseling Coalition and written by dozens of biblical counseling leaders. 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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5 Reasons to Join Us for the BCC’s First Global Conference: Revive the Nations

The Biblical Counseling Coalition’s Board of Directors recently agreed to partner with the major biblical counseling organizations in the United States to host a biblical counseling conference with leaders and caregivers from around the world—Revive the Nations will be the BCC’s first Global Biblical Counseling Conference! Continue reading

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A Vision for Soul Care in the Church

A vision for soul care, counseling and discipleship helps the church unify around a goal and purpose for counseling in the church. Important to the growth of the church are the people of the church regularly engaging in ministering the Word to one another. A vision for this that is well articulated will help foster such church growing activity. Continue reading

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Putting Your Past in Its Place

One of the many encouraging trends in the biblical counseling movement is an increased emphasis on the place of suffering in our model and practice. Much more is being written and said about the sadness and brokenness of life than ever before. I believe our sympathetic Savior is pleased by this development, and it has certainly given me direction as I contemplate what wise pastoral ministry sounds, looks, and feels like with people in my office who are under severe trial. Continue reading

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