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Category Archives: Biblical Counseling

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

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The 2015 IBCD Summer Institute “Equipped to Counsel”

The Institute for Biblical Counseling & Discipleship (IBCD) exists to equip Christians to counsel one another in their local churches. Our annual summer institute brings together a variety of pastors and biblical counselors to share the knowledge and resources they have developed over decades of ministry. This conference in San Diego county is a great way for pastors or laypeople to be encouraged and strengthened by the Word of God. Continue reading

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8 Recommendations “When Counseling Hits a Dead End”

As a counseling pastor, one of the most frequent questions I receive from our lay counselors and caregivers is what to do when you’ve done all the “right things” and nothing seems to be working. Here are eight recommendations I share with them by way of encouragement even when counseling seems to have hit a dead end. Continue reading

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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

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Are You a Bad Listener or a Good Listener?

Are you a bad listener? What would your spouse or best friend or roommate or children say about you? Would they say you are a bad listener? People tend to think much more highly of themselves than they actually deserve. What would you say? Are you a good or bad listener? Continue reading

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Weekend Resource: Free Discussion Guide for Gospel-Centered Counseling

On weekends, we often like to use our BCC “megaphone” to make you aware of new resources in the biblical counseling world. This weekend, Dr. Bob Kellemen, author of Gospel-Centered Counseling introduces you to a new, complimentary Gospel-Centered Counseling Discussion Guide Continue reading

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20 Questions Assessing How Equipped We Are to Counsel

While it is not always comfortable to own our weaknesses and shortcomings, it is imperative in our service to others. We must never remove ourselves, as counselors, from the same redemptive narrative we teach others. Never forget: as you counsel others God is using them as a means of changing and maturing you just as much as He is using you as an instrument of His grace in changing them. Continue reading

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The Counsel of the Word: Biblical Counseling in Cuba

You’re reading the seventh of a multipart BCC Grace & Truth blog miniseries on International Biblical Counseling. Today’s post is by Danilo Rodriguez, Discipleship Pastor at Maranatha Baptist Church in Holguin, Cuba, on The Counsel of the Word: Biblical Counseling in Cuba. Continue reading

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Gospel-Centered Biblical Counseling in French-Speaking Quebec

You’re reading the sixth of a multipart BCC Grace & Truth blog miniseries on International Biblical Counseling. Today’s post is by Matthieu Caron on Gospel-Centered Biblical Counseling in French-Speaking Quebec. Continue reading

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Moving Forward for Christ: The Growth of Biblical Counselling in Canada

You’re reading the fifth of a multipart BCC Grace & Truth blog miniseries on International Biblical Counseling. Today’s post is by Betty-Anne Van Rees on Moving Forward for Christ: The Growth of Biblical Counselling in Canada. Continue reading

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The BCC exists to strengthen churches, para-church organizations, and educational institutions by promoting excellence and unity in biblical counseling as a means to accomplish compassionate outreach and effective discipleship.