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Category Archives: Sin

The Missing Ingredient for Sexual Purity

Purity is a funny word. It is a word that stresses the absence of something—the absence of some kind of contamination. In my mid-20s, this was the heart and soul of my pursuit as a young man: flee from porn and lust and hope it isn’t fast enough to catch me. Continue reading

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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

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Marriage with a Chronically Self-Centered Spouse

You’re reading the third of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog miniseries on Biblical Counseling and Marriage. In today’s post, Brad Hambrick provides counsel for a Marriage with a Chronically Self-Centered Spouse. Continue reading

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I Don’t Know Caitlyn Jenner

While you and I will never meet or probably know Caitlyn Jenner, you’ll probably run into someone like her if not now, very soon. We must be equipped as Christians to offer more than one-liners, political sound bites, or theological platitudes. We must be ready to offer them the good news of a Savior who came, lived, died, and ascended on high so that they could have the hope of eternal life! Continue reading

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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, Homosexuality, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sin | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Grace for Sin and for Suffering

Here’s a problem that we’re all familiar with in ministry to people: how do you deal with a person who has been badly sinned against, but is now acting out in response? Continue reading

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May I Continue in My Sin, Please?

One of the questions that is frequently raised about living a grace-based faith is related to how we are to live under grace. The answer is found in Romans 6. Continue reading

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BCC Weekend Resource: Sanctification: How Proper Worship Changes Habitual Desires

On weekends we like to highlight for you one of our growing list of free resources. This weekend we highlight a resource audio from the 2014 IBCD Summer Institute. Continue reading

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Are We Using the Word “Brokenness” Biblically?

We often hear Christians today talking about “brokenness.” But are we using the term biblically? In response to this question, Bob Kellemen provides 4 reflections on the word “brokenness.” Continue reading

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An Amazing Conversation, Part 2

The Scriptures provides a wide range of case material packed with truth and meaning for counseling ministry. The story of Cain offers a prime example (Genesis 4:1-16). Continue reading

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