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Category Archives: Relationships

Are You a Bad Listener or a Good Listener?

Are you a bad listener? What would your spouse or best friend or roommate or children say about you? Would they say you are a bad listener? People tend to think much more highly of themselves than they actually deserve. What would you say? Are you a good or bad listener? Continue reading

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12 Wisdom Principles for Hearing and Responding to Critiques

Dr. Howard Eyrich writes in the spirit of the BCC’s Confessional Statement as he lays out for us 12 wisdom principles regarding how those in the modern biblical counseling movement can respond to critiques—whether from others who self-identify as being within the movement or from those who self-identify as being outside the movement. Continue reading

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BCC Weekend Resource: Premarital Counseling Session 2: A Theology of Communication

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 2: A Theology of Communication. Continue reading

Topics: Communication, People in Need of Care, People Who Offer Care, People Who Train Caregivers, Premarital, Theology | Tags: , ,

BCC Weekend Resource: Premarital Counseling Session 1: A Theology of Marriage

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 1: A Theology of Marriage. T Continue reading

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BCC Weekend Resource: A Marriage Preparation Inventory

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— A Marriage Preparation Inventory. Continue reading

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The “Wedding” of Biblical Counseling and Biblical Peacemaking

I love biblical counseling (BC)…and biblical peacemaking (BP). I have pursued training, supervision, and credentialing as both a certified biblical counselor and a certified Christian conciliator. In fact, if a BC and a BP organization wed, I would attend the ceremony but not know which side of the aisle to sit on! The parallel and complementary skills each group teaches, united by Christ and His Word, can expand our ministries. Continue reading

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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: , , ,

BCC Weekend Resource: A Brief Introduction to a Premarital Curriculum

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—A Brief Introduction for Pastors (and Others) to Our Premarital Curriculum. Continue reading

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The “Frangible” Heart

The injuries experienced in conflict are very real. Apart from faith, these injuries can prove “lethal” as relationships become permanently damaged and destroyed. Yet, faith produces the ability to face conflict-related wounds in a way that enables the believer to powerfully proclaim the gospel to the world. Continue reading

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3 Principles to Consider During Marital Conflict

You’re reading Part Four of a multi-part Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Biblical Counseling and Women’s Issues. Men—you’d be wise to read these too—to learn more about a biblical understanding of women and about biblical women’s ministry. Today’s post is from Eliza Jane Huie on 3 Principles to Consider During Marital Conflict. Continue reading

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