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Category Archives: Worship

Fresh Hope for Marriage

Marriage is good, but marriage is hard. Conflict between us can pop up instantly with a disapproving look, a defensive response, or with an unmet expectation. God gives us timeless rhythms of grace we can live out not only in our weekly worship but also in our marriage daily. Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Conflict, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Women/Wives, Worship | Tags: , , ,

Falling In and Out of Love

How easy it is for us as believers to fall out of love with Jesus in the same sense as the Ephesian believers did. “You have left your first love,” Jesus said to them (Revelation 2:4). Their deeds and toil and perseverance for Jesus and the gospel were noteworthy, commendable. But Jesus had one thing against them. Their primary passion had shifted from Jesus—alone—to all the things they were doing for Him and, no doubt, also things from Him. Continue reading

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

Taste This!

In Psalm 34:8, David speaks as though he were sitting at a Thanksgiving meal when he abounds with praise and proclaims, “Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good! “ David is not nonchalantly asking us to know a few things about God; he is begging us to taste the feast of God’s goodness. Tasting requires a genuine experience so that we can authentically assess from the experience, “The Lord is indeed good!” But do we always deem good that which is tasted or experienced? Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Faith, Fear/Worry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Worship | Tags: , ,

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

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

Gospel Terminus

The gospel tries to guide us somewhere in life with God and one another. There is a particular posture of the soul God has in mind for us—a certain end point to which He uses the gospel to lead. Sometimes we can stop short of this terminus. Continue reading

Topics: Gospel-Centered Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sanctification, Sin, Worship | Tags: , , , ,

Dealing with Stubborn Desires through Worship

How do you deal with frustrating, stubborn sinful desires? Is it possible for the heart and its entrenched desires to change? If so, how does change take place? As an answer let’s explore the theme of worship and how true worship is superior to and defeats false worship. We will see that if false worship is the problem then true worship is the solution. Continue reading

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

The Greatest Gift

The Biblical Counseling Coalition wishes you a joyous Christmas. Our gift to you this Christmas Day: Luke’s account of the birth of Jesus. Continue reading

Topics: Christmas, Faith, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Worship | Tags: , , , ,

The Story Behind the Christmas Story

The Biblical Counseling Coalition wishes you a joyous Christmas. Our gift to you: this powerful, beautiful, moving narration of the eternal story behind the Christmas story. Well worth watching and sharing. Merry Christmas! Continue reading

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

“That’s What Christmas Is All About Charlie Brown”

The Biblical Counseling Coalition wishes you a joyous Christmas. Our gift to you: A Charlie Brown Christmas which includes television’s best ever two-minute answer to the question “What is Christmas all about?” as Linus recites Luke 2:8-14. Continue reading

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