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Biblical Counseling Coalition: Grace & Truth

Category Archives: Biblical Counseling

4 Ways to Use the Internet to Train Biblical Counselors

In the past few months, the Biblical Counseling Center has come alongside a variety of churches, helping them to develop more effective ministries to care for those who hurt. We are accomplishing this by online training that develops their counseling team right within their own church walls. Consider these four common scenarios detailed from recent conversations with pastors. Continue reading

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15 Ways to Give Hope in Biblical Counseling

Ministering hope is crucial to ministry and counseling. Hope gives life. Equipping counselors to minister to one another is vital. In any given moment we should know how to use God’s Word to give hope. Continue reading

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The “Wedding” of Biblical Counseling and Biblical Peacemaking

I love biblical counseling (BC)…and biblical peacemaking (BP). I have pursued training, supervision, and credentialing as both a certified biblical counselor and a certified Christian conciliator. In fact, if a BC and a BP organization wed, I would attend the ceremony but not know which side of the aisle to sit on! The parallel and complementary skills each group teaches, united by Christ and His Word, can expand our ministries. Continue reading

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7 Benefits of Partnership: Why Partner with the BCC?

Our BCC Partner Ministry makes it possible for you to have an active role in promoting biblical counseling globally. In 2015, our goal is to increase the number of BCC Partners tenfold—which means we need you! Continue reading

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Thy Word Is Truth!

As biblical counselors, we find ourselves frequently at the point at which we must appeal to the counselee to affirm the veracity and authority of the Word of God and, therefore, the standard by which their choices in life must be made in order to be obedient, to please God, and to find the peace and tranquility promised in Jesus Christ. Continue reading

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4 Wisdom Principles for Multiethnic Ministry

As part of Black History Month, we’ll have several posts this week on Black Church History, the Black Church, and Multiethnic Ministry. Today, Nicolas Ellen ponders with us 4 Wisdom Principles for Multiethnic Ministry. Continue reading

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Why “Stop It” Doesn’t Work

You’re reading Part Six of a multi-part Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Biblical Counseling and Women’s Issues. Men—you’d be wise to read these too—to learn more about a biblical understanding of women and about biblical women’s ministry. Today’s post is from Julie Ganschow entitled Why “Stop It” Doesn’t Work. Continue reading

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16 Online Evaluations on Marriage, Depression, and Anxiety

Today’s post is from Brad Hambrick’s personal ministry site and is reproduced here with Brad’s permission. Brad has graciously made available to the BCC and to you sixteen biblical counseling evaluation resources on marriage, depression, and anxiety. Continue reading

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Reaching In and Reaching Out

Each year, our entire BCC Board of Directors and Council Board convene for three days of mutual iron-sharpening. Our theme this year focused on building mutually respectful relationships within the biblical counseling movement and building missionally robust relationships outside the biblical counseling movement. Continue reading

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Endeavoring to Keep the Unity of the Spirit

You’re reading Part 1 of a BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series on our recent Biblical Counseling Coalition Leadership Retreat. Each year, our entire BCC Board of Directors and Council Board convene for three days of mutual iron-sharpening. Our theme this year focused on building mutually respectful relationships within the biblical counseling movement and building missionally robust relationships outside the biblical counseling movement.
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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.