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Biblical Counseling Coalition: Grace & Truth

Category Archives: Equipping

“What’s in Your Training Plan?”

If you watched any of the “March Madness” college basketball, you are familiar with this advertising line, “What’s in your wallet?” For us today, let’s change that line slightly to, “What’s in your training?” Let’s talk together about some plans for instruction. Continue reading

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The Importance of Biblical Counseling Certification

The Association of Certified Biblical Counselors is the leading biblical counseling certification organization in the world. In today’s post, we are re-posting, with the permission of the ACBC, their interview with Dr. Nicolas Ellen on the vital importance of being ACBC Certified. You can also view this interview at the ACBC site here. 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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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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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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8 Ways Biblical Counseling Centers Can Reinforce the Local Church

As a counseling center, our goal is not to take the place of the ministry of the local church or to compete with churches, but rather to help equip local churches to shepherd the Lord’s sheep and to help the sheep to experience the blessing of being cared for within a faithful local assembly. Continue reading

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Biblical Mentoring for Women: Our Titus 2 Calling

You’re reading Part Three 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 Ellen Castillo on Biblical Mentoring for Women. 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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10 Endorsements for Scripture and Counseling

“Robert Jones says it well, ‘The Bible does not merely inform our counseling…the Bible drives our counseling.’ I believe he is exactly correct. The contributors to Scripture and Counseling encourage, teach, and show us how this happens as we pursue and develop a robust biblical strategy in ministry to hurting, confused, and broken people. The book is obviously comprehensive! It is also well-written. I suspect it will become a standard resource in the field of biblical counseling.” Continue reading

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Word of Hope Ministries

Ellen Castillo, Executive Director of Word of Hope Ministries, introduces you to this vital biblical counseling and online training ministry. 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.