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Category Archives: Small Group Ministry

RESTful Meetings

“Let’s get some ‘rest’ by having a meeting.” Normally, we would never make that statement, would we? The phrase, “restful meetings” does not have to be an oxymoron. “Rest” and “meetings” can and should go hand-in-hand. Ministry teams can and should become small groups. Ministry meetings can become small group meetings where everyone leaves rested and energized. Continue reading

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Redemption Groups and Biblical Counseling

You’re reading the third of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Biblical Counseling and Small Group Ministry. These posts help us to ponder the intersection of one-another ministry through biblical counseling and one-another ministry through small group community. You will also find posts in this series by Lee Lewis, Garrett Higbee, and Ken Long. In today’s post, Mike Wilkerson provides practical ideas for connecting biblical counseling and small group ministry. Continue reading

Topics: Discipleship, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Local Church Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Small Group Ministry | Tags: , , ,

Are You Competent to Counsel?

You’re reading the second of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Biblical Counseling and Small Group Ministry. These posts help us to ponder the intersection of one-another ministry through biblical counseling and one-another ministry through small group community. You will also find posts in this series by Lee Lewis (embed link), Garrett Higbee, and Mike Wilkerson. In today’s post, Pastor Ken Long explores the purpose of small group ministry. Continue reading

Topics: Gospel-Centered Ministry, Local Church Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Small Group Ministry | Tags: , , ,

Bear With One Another: Opportunities for Biblical Counseling in the Context of Gospel-Centered Community

You’re reading the first of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Biblical Counseling and Small Group Ministry. These posts help us to ponder the intersection of one-another ministry through biblical counseling and one-another ministry through small group community. You will also find posts in this series by Ken Long, Garrett Higbee, and Mike Wilkerson. In today’s post, Pastor Lee Lewis explores how Gospel-centered one-another ministry in small groups can become an agent of grace. Continue reading

Topics: Conflict, Discipleship, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Local Church Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Small Group Ministry | Tags: , , ,

Transformational Small Group Ministry and Biblical Counseling

For a church to have an effective biblical small group ministry, the “transformational small group ministry” and the biblical counseling ministry must be integrally tied together. Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Methodology, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Small Group Ministry | Tags: , , , ,

Uncommon Community

Backed by biblical wisdom and over 30 years of counseling experience, Dr. Garrett Higbee’s stirring four-part DVD series will transform the way you care for one another. For small group leaders, small group members, and church counselors alike, Uncommon Community: Biblical Soul Care in Small Groups is more than a teaching series; it’s a life-changing, game-changing opportunity to come together in a Christ-centered, gospel-saturated fellowship of believers. Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, Local Church Ministry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Small Group Ministry | Tags: , , ,

The BCC Weekend Megaphone: The Gospel Project

Part of the vision of the Biblical Counseling Coalition is for us to be a megaphone for excellent resources for the Christian Community. This weekend we want to be a megaphone for The Gospel Project. Continue reading

Topics: Gospel-Centered Ministry, Megaphone Post, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Small Group Ministry | Tags: , , ,

Small Group Equipping Strategy

According to Proverbs 27:17, “Iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.” Because healthy, balanced, and biblical growth as Christians takes place when we are an active part of the community of believers, the local church, our particular assembly began a men’s small group strategy for discipleship about 15 years ago. Continue reading

Topics: Discipleship, Local Church Ministry, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Small Group Ministry | Tags: , , , , ,

Equipping Counselors in Your Church: Transformational Small Group Labs

BCC Staff Note: You’re reading Part 2 in a BCC blog mini-series on equipping counselors in the church. Read Part 1: Do You Offer a Lab with Your Instruction? Transformational Small Group Labs In Equipping Counselors for Your Church, I … Continue reading

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Biblical Counseling Ministries Catalyze the Whole Church

BCC Staff Note: You’re reading Part 9 of a multi-part BCC Grace & Truth blog series on Biblical Counseling in the Local Church. Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, and Part 8. We asked a number of experienced … 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.