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Category Archives: Theology

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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What Is It with Singing?

“Words make you think a thought; music makes you feel a feeling; a song makes you feel a thought.” Continue reading

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

4 Guidelines for Addressing “Mindfulness”

The purpose of this post is to help pastors and biblical counselors to biblically, wisely, and constructively engage this trend of “mindfulness” as it engages our churches and people. Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Biblical Counseling, Methodology, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Theology | Tags: , , ,

12 Wisdom Principles for Hearing and Responding to Critiques

Dr. Howard Eyrich writes in the spirit of the BCC’s Confessional Statement as he lays out for us 12 wisdom principles regarding how those in the modern biblical counseling movement can respond to critiques—whether from others who self-identify as being within the movement or from those who self-identify as being outside the movement. Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Conflict, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Suffering, Theology | Tags: , ,

BCC Weekend Resource: Premarital Counseling Session 2: A Theology of Communication

On weekends, we like to highlight biblical counseling resources from our growing library of free resources. This weekend, we’re highlighting a new resource by Dr. Deepak Reju— Premarital Counseling Session 2: A Theology of Communication. Continue reading

Topics: Communication, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Premarital, Theology | Tags: , ,

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

Topics: Christian Living, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sin, Theology | Tags: , , ,

The Beautiful Broken Heart of the Gospel

The gospel of Jesus’ suffering and sin bearing in our place meets our deepest needs for forgiveness, healing, transformation, and new life. It is the story we most want to be true but often struggle to truly believe. Biblical counseling is “evangelism to troubled people” and it is our privilege and responsibility to continually grow in creatively applying the gospel to ourselves and our counselees. Continue reading

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Finding Security in the Midst of Our Insecurities

Paul writes some of the most comforting words in all of his writings in Romans 8:1 where he states, “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” That one little word, now could not come at a better time for many of us. Helping a counselee truly soak in this precious truth is a noble and worthy endeavor for those who care for souls. One of the issues which often arises in counseling is the issue of insecurities. Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Fear/Worry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Theology | Tags: ,

3 Questions for Biblical Counselling

Most of us are suspicious of new things. Rightly so. If we’ve managed fine without this new-fangled idea for years, why would we need it now? In the UK, biblical counselling is new and I hear a fair bit of suspicion. This can be helpful. It’s good to question. It enables us to work out if we need this new thing or not. Here are three questions I’ve heard recently… Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Cross-Cultural Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Theology | Tags: ,

BCC Weekend Resource: Theo-Drama and Gospel-Centered Counseling

BCC Staff Note: On weekends we like to highlight for you one of our growing list of free resources. This weekend we highlight a resource PDF by Bob Kellemen on Theo-Drama and Gospel-Centered Counseling: God’s Redemptive Drama and Our Life … Continue reading

Topics: Megaphone Post, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Theology | Tags: , , ,

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