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Category Archives: Anxiety

Depression and Anxiety: Sisters for Life or Death

You’re reading the fifth in a five-part BCC Grace & Truth blog series on biblical counseling and depression. Few issues are more painful. God’s Word provides us with wisdom for addressing depression with compassion so we can care well and wisely. Today’s post is Title By Tim Lane. Continue reading

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Has God Ever Scared You?

Scripture unflinchingly affirms that in God’s wisdom and sovereignty, He could purposely and wisely ordain the things that we most fear. Does this thought leave you trembling or trusting? Continue reading

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Counseled by the Birds & Flowers

Keeping the Lord first and foremost in my mind excludes anxiety from entering in. But how do I do that, practically speaking? Continue reading

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When Anxiety Attacks…Let Love and Peace Rule

When anxiety attacks, fight back with God’s love and peace ruling in your heart and mind. Continue reading

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Facing Anxiety Face-to-Face with Christ

From cover to cover the Bible has much to say about moving from fear to faith. In this post we’ll look at one book—Philippians—and focus on one chapter—chapter 4. We’re concentrating here not because it is the only or “best” place to look for biblical wisdom regarding anxiety, but because it’s the “common place” with that oft-quoted verse about being anxious for nothing (Phil. 4:6). We want to put that verse in the context of Paul’s entire letter to the Philippians. My hope is that by the time we’re done you will be thinking. “Incredible! One short epistle and one brief chapter in the Bible have that much relevant counsel about anxiety. I can’t wait to explore the rest of the Word to find truth for life so that I can experience victory in anxiety!” Continue reading

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Applying Truth to Truth: Practical Help for Post-Traumatic Stress

Having a painful past that still hurts is an opportunity to build a deeper confidence in the truth of God’s Word and what it says about you. This is not an exercise in positive thinking; it is telling gospel truth to yourself. Continue reading

Topics: Anxiety, Gospel-Centered Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Stress | Tags: , , ,

What Constitutes Ministry Failure?

When did not having enough fun become a tragic failure? Some would say in the last 100-150 years. Neal Postman’s title Amusing Ourselves to Death almost immediately came to mind as I considered our lust-affair with fun and amusement. Isn’t our problem that we don’t take our calling seriously enough? Continue reading

Topics: Anxiety, Fear/Worry, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Local Church Ministry, Pastoral Resources, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , , ,

The BCC Weekend Media Resource: How Biblical Counseling Helped a Woman Struggling with Self Injury, Depression, and Anxiety

Every weekend we highlight one of our free resources. Many times those are media resources—video or audio. But we also have hundreds of blog resources on Christian living and biblical counseling. This weekend’s resource is an example of that. It’ss part of a Biblical Counseling Coalition series of testimonies by people who have received biblical counseling. Though anonymous, each testimony is from a real person who is excited to share how biblical counseling has benefited them. Continue reading

Topics: Anxiety, Biblical Counseling, Cutting and Self-Harm, Depression, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , ,

A Top 10 Biblical Counseling Resources List

A major part of the vision of the Biblical Counseling Coalition is being a “megaphone” for the best of the best in biblical counseling resources. Today’s post alerts you to ten biblical counseling resource list by Pastor Paul Tautges. This post originally was posted at Paul’s site and is re-posted with Paul’s permission. Continue reading

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How Biblical Counseling Helped a Woman Struggling with Self Injury, Depression, and Anxiety

A testimony of how God used His Word in biblical counseling to bring healing to a young woman struggling with depression, anxiety, and self-harm. Continue reading

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