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Category Archives: Marriage & Family

What You Know Is Not Sufficient

Counseling is not merely imparting principles, but ultimately introducing counselees to the wonderful Redeemer. Continue reading

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Responding to Abuse, Part II

Based on the comments to my previous post on emotional abuse, I want to clarify or expand on a few selected points. I’m also aware that abuse is a sensitive topic and misunderstandings will occur. My prayer is that this post might provide some clarity or at least encourage people to seek help if they have not done so already. The resources at the end are not comprehensive but provide a starting point. Continue reading

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Trapped in a Troubled Marriage

People trapped in a troubled marriage need more than calls for personal change, advice to manage the situation, or challenges to stay faithful. They need to know that there is freedom that makes a profound difference because Christ has purchased it for them. Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Biblical Counseling, Gospel-Centered Ministry, Marriage & Family, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , ,

Marriage with a Chronically Self-Centered Spouse

You’re reading the third of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog miniseries on Biblical Counseling and Marriage. In today’s post, Brad Hambrick provides counsel for a Marriage with a Chronically Self-Centered Spouse. Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Biblical Counseling, Marriage & Family, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sin | Tags: , , ,

Dear Missionary: Should You Marry a Boyfriend Who Doesn’t Want to be a Missionary?

You’re reading the second of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog miniseries on Biblical Counseling and Marriage. In today’s post, Li Beach shares biblical wisdom regarding decision making concerning marriage and ministry. Continue reading

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What Principles Guide My First Meeting with a Couple in Marital Crisis?

You’re reading the first of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog miniseries on Biblical Counseling and Marriage. In today’s post, Pastor Robert Cheong provides 16 principles to ponder before you start your first meeting with a couple in marital crisis. Continue reading

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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

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Biblical Counseling, Communication, Five To Live By, Local Church Ministry, Marriage & Family, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers | Tags: , , , , , ,

BCC Weekend Resource: Premarital Counseling Session 3: A Theology of Sex

On weekends, we like to highlight biblical counseling resources from our growing library of free resources. This weekend, we’re highlighting a new resource by Dr. Deepak Reju— Premarital Counseling Session 3: A Theology of Sex. Continue reading

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

Fresh Hope for Marriage

Marriage is good, but marriage is hard. Conflict between us can pop up instantly with a disapproving look, a defensive response, or with an unmet expectation. God gives us timeless rhythms of grace we can live out not only in our weekly worship but also in our marriage daily. Continue reading

Topics: BCC Exclusive, Conflict, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Women/Wives, Worship | Tags: , , ,

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