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Category Archives: Grace

Christian Identity: Grace for Parents

On weekends we like to highlight for you one of our growing list of free resources. This weekend we highlight an interview with Elyse Fitzpatrick on Grace for Parents. Continue reading

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9 Differences Between Legal Obedience and Gospel Obedience

Duty can be a dirty word in the Christian world these days. It is certainly a hot topic. But some advice from a 350-year-old book may help sort out some of the controversy over what is legalism and what is Gospel application in counseling and Christian maturity. Continue reading

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Ascending Praise on Mother’s Day

tenacity, grit, and beauty that we experience in a mother’s love is but a faint echo, a soft ripple on the water’s surface, of a deeper love found in the heart of God. Continue reading

Topics: Grace, Love, Parenting, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Women/Wives | Tags: , , , , , ,

A Mother’s Guide to Raising Pharisees

The teenage years can be traumatic times and many teens are presented with situations they are not equipped to handle. Self-injury is one method of dealing with indescribable pain and loneliness. It is their way to cope with or relieve painful or hard-to-express feelings. Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Grace, Parenting, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Women/Wives | Tags: , , ,

BCC Weekend Media Resource: Piper and Keller Wrestle with Sanctification

In the Spring of 2012, John Piper and Tim Keller sat down to discuss the biblical vision of sanctification. In this 14-minute video they touch on how justification and sanctification relate, along with the dynamics of faith. Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Faith, Grace, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sanctification, Theology | Tags: , , , ,

14 Gospel Promises That Trump the Power of Lust: A Buzz Better Than Porn

I opened my e-mail to find the usual assortment of business and junk mail, but then I saw an e-mail that caught my eye: an Internet accountability report for my friend “Matt.” I knew after looking at this report I was in for a long conversation with him. Continue reading

Topics: Gospel-Centered Ministry, Grace, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Pornography, Sexual Purity | Tags: , , , , , ,

Mental Illness and the Church

In light of the passing of Matthew Warren, who took his life, and in light of much discussion in the Christian community about suicide and mental illness, we asked one of our BCC Council Board members, Dr. Jeremy Pierre, to share his perspective. As we do, we pray for Rick and Kay Warren as they find Christ’s hope in the midst of their grief. And we pray that Dr. Pierre’s insights would be helpful to the Christian community. Continue reading

Topics: Grace, Local Church Ministry, Pastoral Resources, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity, Shame, Suicide | Tags: , , , , ,

5 Ways God’s People Minister God’s Grace

How do God’s people minister God’s grace to each other? Let me suggest five categories. Continue reading

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How Are Those New Year’s Resolutions Going?

Here we are in late January, and if you’re like me many of the different esolutions you made are quickly dissolving in the pool of good intention. Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Faith, Grace, People in Need of Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Self-Control | Tags: , ,

The BCC Weekend Media Resource: Helping Readers Discover Grace through Your Writing

In this audio message, prolific and accomplished Christian writer, equips writers to help readers to discover grace. Continue reading

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