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Category Archives: Christian Living

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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3 Truths to Move from Discontentment to Contentment

Most of the people you counsel or disciple will struggle with the sin of discontentment in some aspect of life. My goal today is to give three key truths to help counsel someone struggling with putting on contentment and putting off discontent. Continue reading

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4 Principles for Finishing Well

In college, as well as in life, it doesn’t matter as much how you start, but how you finish that really counts. Here are four practical biblical principles to help the college student finish the school year well— principles that all of us can relate to our calling to finish well. Continue reading

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The Centrality of Hope in Counseling Biblically

In my years of work as both a police officer, and now a biblical counselor, I have found that one common thread running through most, if not all interactions with people seeking help is their desire for hope. Whatever circumstance they face, they seek the assurance that things can change for the better. Continue reading

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Are You a Bad Listener or a Good Listener?

Are you a bad listener? What would your spouse or best friend or roommate or children say about you? Would they say you are a bad listener? People tend to think much more highly of themselves than they actually deserve. What would you say? Are you a good or bad listener? Continue reading

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12 Wisdom Principles for Hearing and Responding to Critiques

Dr. Howard Eyrich writes in the spirit of the BCC’s Confessional Statement as he lays out for us 12 wisdom principles regarding how those in the modern biblical counseling movement can respond to critiques—whether from others who self-identify as being within the movement or from those who self-identify as being outside the movement. Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Conflict, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Suffering, Theology | Tags: , ,

BCC Weekend Resource: Living for Approval

On weekends, here at the BCC we enjoy pointing you to excellent resources for your Christian life and for your biblical counseling ministry. Today we do so by posting the following blog by Dr. Amy Baker, which is excerpted from Why Do I Care? When Others’ Approval Matters Too Much (releasing Fall 2015 by New Growth Press). Continue reading

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Never at Rest, Part 2

Learning to distinguish good from better, and better from best, is a skill that requires wisdom. And it is a skill that is required if we are to learn to rest in Christ. Continue reading

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Never at Rest, Part 1

Learning to distinguish good from better, and better from best, is a skill that requires wisdom. And it is a skill that is required if we are to learn to rest in Christ. Continue reading

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