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Category Archives: Cross-Cultural Ministry

Biblical Counseling Training in EurAsia: A BC Movement Update

You’re reading the third of a several-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Updates on the Biblical Counseling Movement. We’ve asked several leaders of major biblical counseling organizations to share with you—our readers—what is happening in their ministries. In today’s post, Dr. Wayne Vanderwier shares updates about biblical counseling worldwide. Continue reading

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Counter Culture: Practical Biblical Counseling for the Issues of Today

The mission of the Biblical Counseling Coalition is to multiply the ministry of the biblical counseling movement. One of the ways we seek to accomplish this mission is by using our “BCC Megaphone” to help biblical counseling ministries get the word out about their conferences. We do so today by highlighting the March 20-22, 2014 Biblical Counseling Conference of Reigning Grace Counseling Center of Kansas City, Missouri. Continue reading

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Biblical Counseling Training in the Middle East

What’s really happening in the Middle East and how can biblical counseling play a role? Continue reading

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Compatibility Is Not God’s Highest Value

Jesus brings people together in groups who have little in common with each other in order to build and strengthen His Church down through the ages. We now have the privilege of learning to value the people He puts us with who we struggle to like. Continue reading

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Equipped to Equip

Discover how God is growing biblical counselling in Canada. Continue reading

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How Biblical Counseling Is Growing in Australia

There is a growing momentum in Australia for biblical, Christ-centred pastoral counselling, although we are moving off a relatively small base. Continue reading

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Culture is Local—Really Local!

The ministry of Overseas Instruction in Counseling (OIC) in the Middle East illustrates the concept that culture is local. All biblical counseling trainers must be alert to the ways culture influences both counseling and counseling training. Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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.