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Biblical Counseling Coalition: Grace & Truth

Category Archives: Grace

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

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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

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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

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Grace, Local Church Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , ,

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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Vows, Promises, and the Problem of Love

Wedding vows are much more than a declaration of the spouse’s attempt to be decent. Couples should make these vow and promises in awareness of their inability to fulfill them in their own strength, yet believing that God will enable them to do so. It is in light of this reality that they can profess their love for each other. Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Grace, Love, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, Women/Wives | Tags: , , , ,

“Thank God I Am Not Like Them!”

BCC Staff Note: You’re reading Part Eight in a multi-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series by women biblical counselors. Read Part One: Real Women and Their Real Savior,Part Two: Little Trials or Big?, Part Three: Why Bother? He’ll Never Change!, Part Four: Works-Based … Continue reading

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Works-Based Women

BCC Staff Note: You’re reading Part Four in a multi-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series by women biblical counselors. Read Part One: Real Women and Their Real Savior, Part Two: Little Trials or Big?, and Part Three: Why Bother? He’ll Never Change! … Continue reading

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