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Category Archives: Fear/Worry

2016 BCC Global Conference: Revive the Nations | June 5th - 7th, Chicago, IL

Friday’s 5 to Live By

Each Friday our BCC staff links you to the top 5 biblical counseling and Christian living blog posts of the week—posts that provide robust, rich, and relevant insights for living. Continue reading

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Scared to Death!

You’re reading the fourth of a several-part Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Biblical Counseling and Anxiety. In today’s post, Sherry Allchin discusses fear and faith in Scared to Death! Continue reading

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For the Fearful and Anxious

You’re reading the third of a several-part Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Biblical Counseling and Anxiety. In today’s post, For the Fearful and Anxious, Dr. Ed Welch takes us to two passages that remind us that God is always with us. Continue reading

Topics: Anxiety, BCC Exclusive, Biblical Counseling, Fear/Worry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Trust | Tags: , , , , , ,

How Does Jesus Talk to Worriers?

You’re reading the second of a several-part Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Biblical Counseling and Anxiety. In today’s post, Dr. Tim Lane biblically and compassionately demonstrates How Jesus Talks to Worriers. Continue reading

Topics: Anxiety, BCC Exclusive, Biblical Counseling, Fear/Worry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , ,

The Divine Remedy for Anxiety

You’re reading the first of a several-part Grace & Truth blog miniseries on Biblical Counseling and Anxiety. In today’s post, Pastor Pat Quinn diagnoses the spiritual root causes of anxiety and then offers God’s remedy for anxiety. Continue reading

Topics: Anxiety, BCC Exclusive, Biblical Counseling, Fear/Worry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , , ,

Humility and Anxiety

The Bible’s solution to anxiety can seem a bit strange. The Bible impresses upon anxious souls the importance of humility. In writing to Christians undergoing severe persecution the apostle Peter guides them to a place of confidence and rest outside of themselves. We see this in 1 Peter 5:6-7. Humility is the key to overcoming fear, worry, and anxiety. Continue reading

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Helping a Family Member Struggling with PTSD Symptoms, Part Two—Biblical Wisdom

You’re reading Part Two of a two-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series by Greg Gifford on a biblical perspective for understanding and helping a family member struggling with symptoms of what our society labels post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Continue reading

Topics: Anxiety, BCC Exclusive, Fear/Worry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Stress | Tags: , , ,

Finding Security in the Midst of Our Insecurities

Paul writes some of the most comforting words in all of his writings in Romans 8:1 where he states, “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.” That one little word, now could not come at a better time for many of us. Helping a counselee truly soak in this precious truth is a noble and worthy endeavor for those who care for souls. One of the issues which often arises in counseling is the issue of insecurities. Continue reading

Topics: Christian Living, Fear/Worry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Theology | Tags: ,

Taste This!

In Psalm 34:8, David speaks as though he were sitting at a Thanksgiving meal when he abounds with praise and proclaims, “Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good! “ David is not nonchalantly asking us to know a few things about God; he is begging us to taste the feast of God’s goodness. Tasting requires a genuine experience so that we can authentically assess from the experience, “The Lord is indeed good!” But do we always deem good that which is tasted or experienced? Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Faith, Fear/Worry, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Worship | Tags: , ,

The Brain’s Response to Threat

It is always great when someone in research science spends time and money to prove something that we knew all along. In a study done at the University of Exeter, researchers have found that the brain response to a perceived threat is stopped when we are reminded that we are loved and cared for! Who knew? Continue reading

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