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2016 BCC Global Conference: Revive the Nations | June 5th - 7th, Chicago, IL

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

Topics: Abortion, BCC Exclusive, Biblical Counseling, Five To Live By, Local Church Ministry, Parenting, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

BCC Weekend Megaphone Post: IBCD Newsletter

A Word from Your BCC Team: On weekends we often use our BCC “megaphone” to make you aware of various leading biblical counseling organizations. This weekend we highlight the Institute for Biblical Counseling and Discipleship (IBCD) and their most recent newsletter. Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Biblical Counseling, Christian Living, Discipleship, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Local Church Ministry, Marriage & Family, Megaphone Post, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , ,

5 Reasons to Join Us for the BCC’s First Global Conference: Revive the Nations

The Biblical Counseling Coalition’s Board of Directors recently agreed to partner with the major biblical counseling organizations in the United States to host a biblical counseling conference with leaders and caregivers from around the world—Revive the Nations will be the BCC’s first Global Biblical Counseling Conference! Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Biblical Counseling, Cross-Cultural Ministry, Discipleship, Equipping, Local Church Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Worship | Tags: , , , , , ,

A Vision for Soul Care in the Church

A vision for soul care, counseling and discipleship helps the church unify around a goal and purpose for counseling in the church. Important to the growth of the church are the people of the church regularly engaging in ministering the Word to one another. A vision for this that is well articulated will help foster such church growing activity. Continue reading

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

The 88th Note on Religious Rights, Gay Rights: Faith’s Focus after the Supreme Court Decision

The question I’ve been asked most frequently by people outside Faith Church since the Supreme Court’s legalization of gay marriage is what an organization like us plans to do now. I find that surprising because responding to decisions about how other people choose to live is at best the 88th note on our piano. We’re not political junkies, culture warriors, or media pundits because such activities are far afield from our God-given mission. The simple answer to the question is that we intend to do the same things we’ve been doing since we were founded by a small group of followers of Jesus on South 18th Street fifty years ago. Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Christian Living, Homosexuality, Local Church Ministry, Marriage & Family, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , , ,

Side by Side: The BCC Weekend Megaphone Post

On weekends, we love to use our BCC “megaphone” to get the word out about significant biblical counseling resources and conferences. This weekend we are highlighting CCEF’s 2015 National Conference: Side by Side. Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Local Church Ministry, Megaphone Post, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , ,

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

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Biblical Counseling, Five To Live By, Hope, Local Church Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Theology | Tags: , , , , ,

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

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Biblical Counseling, Communication, Five To Live By, Local Church Ministry, Marriage & Family, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , , , , ,

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

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Five To Live By, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Hope, Local Church Ministry, Pastoral Resources, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sexual Abuse, Shame | Tags: , , , , , ,

Side by Side: CCEF National Conference

This ​conference ​is ​for ​ordinary ​people ​who ​need ​help ​and ​want ​to ​grow ​in ​giving ​help, ​and, ​as ​we ​grow, ​we ​hope ​to ​contribute ​to ​the ​ongoing ​transformation ​in ​our ​local ​churches. Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Conference, Local Church Ministry, Megaphone Post, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , , ,

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.