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Category Archives: Humility

The Journey to Restoring Broken Trust, Part One

In this post, Brad Hambrick describes how couples might work toward restoring their marriage in the aftermath of sexual unfaithfulness. He presents a series of steps that can progressively heal the trauma of broken trust. Join Brad as he lays out a map for this challenging journey… Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Biblical Counseling, Doubt, Faith, Fear/Worry, Forgiveness, Humility, Intimacy, Love, Marriage & Family, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Trust | Tags: , , , ,

The Expense of Posting: Be a Wise Blogger

Blogging brings joy when its message is useful to readers. If the timing is right and the message is challenging, then the result might be a course correction that yields a personal blessing to the reader. The hand of the Lord in using the blog becomes obvious. Continue reading

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What You Know Is Not Sufficient

Counseling is not merely imparting principles, but ultimately introducing counselees to the wonderful Redeemer. Continue reading

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Humility and Anxiety

The Bible’s solution to anxiety can seem a bit strange. The Bible impresses upon anxious souls the importance of humility. In writing to Christians undergoing severe persecution the apostle Peter guides them to a place of confidence and rest outside of themselves. We see this in 1 Peter 5:6-7. Humility is the key to overcoming fear, worry, and anxiety. Continue reading

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Dumb Down Your Smart Phone

There was a time when porn was primarily a problem for desk-tops or laptops, but over the last few years, technology has expanded to a host of different mobile formats—ipods, smart-phones, tablets… So, if you are helping someone fight a porn problem, you’ve got to ask about all of their devices. Continue reading

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A Conduit for Christ

This post addressed what is means to “be” a biblical counselor and what is required to serve in this capacity. It is not quite what you would expect! Continue reading

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Glorifying God by Diving Deeper

Experienced counselors regularly encounter people who, for whatever reason, seem resistant to the counselor’s connection attempts. In these trying situations, the counselor experiences this person as a reluctant participant in the counseling process and as a result, their sessions become havens for awkward moments, “yes/but” rebuttals, and frustrations emanating from both parties. In their frustrations, counselors may be tempted to blame their parishioners for this “obvious rebellion” against the word of God. Continue reading

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What I Have Learned in Biblical Counseling

In a little under a week we will begin our next round of training people in the practice of intensive discipleship, otherwise known as biblical counseling. This is a very exciting time for me as I see the eager faces of our students who want to soak up the truth about effective ways of helping others. I have learned so many lessons over the years of counseling and discipleship and it is really my greatest joy to pass it all on. Continue reading

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Self-Counsel: The Missing Ingredient

Note: You’re reading Part 5 in a six-part Grace & Truth blog series by professors of biblical counseling. Read Part 1: The Sufficiency of Scripture, Part 2: Is Every Christian a Counselor?, and Part 3: Tendencies in Counseling Students, and Part 4: Counselors Need Counselors. … Continue reading

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Counselors Need Counseling Too

Note: You’re reading Part 4 in a six-part Grace & Truth blog series by professors of biblical counseling. Read Part 1: The Sufficiency of Scripture, Part 2: Is Every Christian a Counselor?, and Part 3: Tendencies in Counseling Students. When the Problem Is … Continue reading

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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.