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Category Archives: Loneliness

Dealing with Holiday Loneliness

The holidays are special times of the year set aside for human connectedness with family and friends. When there is relational disconnection, however, holiday loneliness emerges. This overwhelming feeling of loneliness can produce self-pity, bitterness, and depression. God has a remedy for the sorrow of loneliness that is found only in the gospel of Jesus Christ. Continue reading

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Alone and “Not Alone”

The mission of the BCC is to multiply the ministry of the biblical counseling movement. One of the ways we do so is by being a “megaphone” for other biblical counseling organizations. We like to say, “The BCC is not about the BCC; the BCC is about BC.” Today we use our BCC megaphone to help you to learn more—from Ed Welch—about CCEF’s upcoming conference—Not Alone. Continue reading

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“Ten Commandments” for Counseling the Chronically Afflicted, Part Two

Note: You are reading Part Two of a two-part blog mini-series on communicating with those suffering from Chronic Pain (CP). Read Part One. A weeping family member sits across from your desk describing the devastating impact that Chronic Pain (CP) … Continue reading

Topics: Grief/Loss, Loneliness, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sadness, Suffering | Tags: , , ,

“Ten Commandments” for Counseling the Chronically Afflicted, Part One

A weeping family member sits across from your desk describing the devastating impact that Chronic Pain (CP) has brought into their family. Their loved one suffers miserably and yet all attempts to encourage seemingly either fall on deaf ears or … Continue reading

Topics: Grief/Loss, Loneliness, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sadness, Suffering | Tags: , , ,

Lonely Me: A Pastoral Perspective

I am lonely. Any echo in your own heart, or is it just me? Those who know me casually might be surprised to see such a confession. After all, I am a pastor leading a bustling church, and my life … Continue reading

Topics: Fear/Worry, Local Church Ministry, Loneliness, People in Need of Care, Uncategorized | Tags: , ,

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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.