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Category Archives: Theology

When Christians Despair

While meditating on 2 Corinthians 1:8-11, I found myself asking two questions: What does the apostle mean when he says of his companions and himself, “we despaired even of life?” And what is God’s purpose in allowing: “the sentence of death within ourselves?” Continue reading

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6 Biblical Perspectives on Strength in Weakness

It’s human nature to detest pain, suffering, and weaknesses. Perhaps that’s why I find 2 Corinthians so intriguing. It shows how Paul suffered for his faith and responded to criticisms. By that time, Paul had planted churches and proven his … Continue reading

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

The Grand Canyon from the Bottom Up: Creation and Counseling

Scripture directly connects reflecting on creation and its impact on the soul. Are we utilizing this powerful tool the Lord has given us enough in our counseling ministries? Are we using this wonderful gift from the creator enough in our own relationship with Him? Continue reading

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

5 Factors Leading to Spiritual Growth: “Run, Forrest, Run”

Paul coaches us in five features that should characterize our approach to spiritual growth in Philippians 3:12-16. Continue reading

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A Christian Psychology of and Response to Homosexuality, Part 3

You’re reading the third of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series by Dr. Sam Williams on A Christian Psychology of and Response to Homosexuality. Continue reading

Topics: Homosexuality, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity, Theology | Tags: , , ,

A Christian Psychology of and Response to Homosexuality, Part 2

You’re reading the second of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series by Dr. Sam Williams on A Christian Psychology of and Response to Homosexuality. Continue reading

Topics: Homosexuality, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity, Theology | Tags: , , ,

A Christian Psychology of and Response to Homosexuality, Part 1

You’re reading the first of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series by Dr. Sam Williams on A Christian Psychology of and Response to Homosexuality. Continue reading

Topics: Homosexuality, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity, Theology | Tags: , , ,

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

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

An Amazing Conversation, Part 1

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

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

9 Differences Between Legal Obedience and Gospel Obedience

Duty can be a dirty word in the Christian world these days. It is certainly a hot topic. But some advice from a 350-year-old book may help sort out some of the controversy over what is legalism and what is Gospel application in counseling and Christian maturity. Continue reading

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