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Category Archives: Homosexuality

Counseling People with Same-Sex Attraction

In the current landscape of the church, there is probably no other issue which is being discussed more so than the issue of human sexuality and orientation. In particular as biblical counselors, how do we wisely understand, love, engage, and counsel those struggling with same-sex attraction (SSA) or who find themselves in a same-sex relationship? Continue reading

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Gay Marriage and the Mission of the Church

The Supreme Court’s recent gay marriage decisions have evoked strong responses from various corners of Christ’s church. Here are at least three ways these events can work for the good of Christ’s church. Continue reading

Topics: Church Discipline, Communication, Homosexuality, Intimacy, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , ,

Exodus International: Another Reason We Must Trust Sacred Theology over Man-Made Theory

My heart breaks for a ministry that was no doubt founded on principled hopes and aspirations for the many Christians who are faced with homosexual attraction. While I do not know all the details surrounding the closing of the ministry Exodus International, I can’t help but believe that their ultimate motivation over almost four decades was to help the hurting and disillusioned. However, I am saddened for the many people who were sold a program that promised far more than Scripture when it comes to our fallen natures. Continue reading

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Why Did He Marry Me?

Shannon is a biblical counselor at Valley Center Community Church in Southern California. She has a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling from The Master’s College in Santa Clarita, CA and is NANC certified. She is a retreat and conference speaker, author, and guest lecturer at The Master’s College. Shannon is currently pursuing future candidacy for the Ph.D. program in Biblical Counseling at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Continue reading

Topics: Adultery, Audience, Homosexuality, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Women/Wives | Tags: , ,

Why I Don’t Want or Need a License to Counsel

The following post by Dr. Jim Newheiser is the first article in a several-part series that addresses whether biblical counselors should consider state licensure. As a coalition, the BCC has invited several of our Council Board members to share their diverse perspective. Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Homosexuality, Legal Issues, Methodology, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Psychology and Christianity | Tags: , , , , ,

Friday’s Five to Live By

Each Friday our BCC staff links you to the top five biblical counseling and Christian living blog posts of the week—posts that provide robust, rich, and relevant insights for living. 2 Consistent Lies About Chick-fil-a Denny Burke carefully delineates 2 … Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Five To Live By, Homosexuality, Parenting, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Temptation | Tags: , , , ,

He Asked for Race; His Need Was Grace

BCC Staff Note: This is the first in a three-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series on biblical counseling and cross-cultural ministry. A Divine Appointment Walking down the hallway of our college I saw a colleague speaking with a young … Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Cross-Cultural Ministry, Homosexuality, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , , ,

The BCC Weekend Video Resource: Homosexuality: Culture and Theology, Part 3

The BCC has a robust and growing portfolio of media resources. We’re creating, collecting, collating, and posting the best of the best in video, audio, MP3, Vimeo, YouTube, and other media resources to equip you for one-another ministry. You can … Continue reading

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The BCC Weekend Video Resource: Homosexuality: Culture and Theology, Part 2

The BCC has a robust and growing portfolio of media resources. We’re creating, collecting, collating, and posting the best of the best in video, audio, MP3, Vimeo, YouTube, and other media resources to equip you for one-another ministry. You can … Continue reading

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The BCC Weekend Video Resource: A Biblical and Cultural Examination of Homosexuality

The BCC has a robust and growing portfolio of media resources. We’re creating, collecting, collating, and posting the best of the best in video, audio, MP3, Vimeo, YouTube, and other media resources to equip you for one-another ministry. You can … Continue reading

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