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Category Archives: Marriage & Family

Confessions of an Attention Seeker

After listening to her over several sessions I conclude (and Ruth agrees) that where there is no drama, she creates drama. When there is no crisis, she manufactures one. Whether for good reasons or bad reasons, Ruth has to be the center of attention. Continue reading

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Marriage Is Death

I love my spouse; I’m just not ‘in-love’ with him/her anymore.” This is a statement I have heard pronounced in the counseling room many times by couples. Both women and men have said it. It is usually said in the context of a marriage counseling session scheduled because the couple has reached a crisis state, and in many cases, the one saying it is also declaring their desire to leave the relationship. Continue reading

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

BCC Weekend Resource: Taking a Time Out to Discuss Spanking

Do not hold back discipline from the child, although you strike him with the rod, he will not die. You shall strike him with the rod and rescue his soul from Sheol. Proverbs 23:13-14 Continue reading

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BCC Weekend Resource: Counseling As If a Life Depended on It (Anorexia)

In this resource, Martha Peace addresses the issue of Counseling As If a Life Depended on It. This lecture explains the physical issues of anorexia and the biblical antidote. It includes biblical principles, helping your counselee renew her mind, and, by God’s grace, to overcome her sinfully entrenched mindset about her weight. Continue reading

Topics: Eating Disorders, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Women/Wives | Tags: , , ,

BCC Weekend Resource: Counseling Sexually Abused Women and Children

In this resource, Caroline Newheiser addresses the issue of Counseling Sexually Abused Women and Children. Sexual abuse is more and more prevalent in our society. Vulnerable children become women who have lived with a secret for years. Continue reading

Topics: Biblical Counseling, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Sexual Abuse, Women/Wives | Tags: , ,

Parenting Adult Children

It is important to understand that in the end, our beliefs may not end up being our childrens’ beliefs. So how do balance the desire to parent our adult children with the need to let them be who God wants them to be? Continue reading

Topics: Faith, Parenting, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Women/Wives | Tags: , , ,

Wisdom for Abused Women

Biblical truths we need to know about domestic violence. Continue reading

Topics: Anger, Men/Husbands, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Violence/Physical Abuse, Women/Wives | Tags: , ,

BCC Weekend Resource: Helping Women Who Have Had Abortions

On weekends we like to highlight for you one of our growing list of free resources. This weekend we highlight a resource audio from the 2014 IBCD Summer Institute. Continue reading

Topics: Abortion, Audio, Grief/Loss, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Women/Wives | Tags: ,

Walking Together: Moms & Daughters

As part of our Biblical Counseling Coalition vision to multiply the ministry of the biblical counseling movement, we enjoy posts like today’s where we can use our BCC “megaphone” to make you aware of biblical counseling ministries. Today we’ve asked Camille Cates of Healing Hearts Ministries International to introduce you to their ministry and some upcoming events for mothers and daughters. Continue reading

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BCC Weekend Resource: Responding to Criticism in Marriage

On weekends we like to highlight for you one of our growing list of free resources. This weekend we highlight a resource video from David Powlison where he addresses the issue of Responding to Criticism in Marriage. Continue reading

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

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