Serving Missionaries through Biblical Counseling

Eliza Jane Huie

Eliza Jane Huie

The life of a missionary and/or missionary family is full of sacrifice. Those called to the mission field leave all that is familiar to begin a new life in a country foreign and unknown to them. The challenges encountered are impacting to themselves and their family as a whole. Continue reading

The Chicken or the Egg? Thoughts Concerning the Order of Emphasis and Outcomes in International Biblical Counseling Training

Wayne Vanderwier

Wayne Vanderwier

The well-known causality dilemma in the title is really no dilemma at all for Bible-believing Christians: We know that God created chickens, and then chickens had chicken eggs! But the metaphor described by that phrase, the uncertainty about the cause-and-effect sequence of events or processes, may well be applied to some of the challenges in international biblical counseling training.  Continue reading

15:14 Ep. 031 – Rachael Rosser

The BCC

The BCC

Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a difficult subject to discuss, let alone counsel. In this episode of 15:14, Curtis had the chance to interview Rachael Rosser on the topic of counseling those who wrestle with Complex PTSD. Rachael is a Groups Minister at the Village Church in Plano, TX, as well as a LPC Supervisor with North Texas Christian Counseling. Rachael’s experience in cross-cultural counseling, as well as working with women who have come out of long-term abuse or human trafficking, gives her unique insight into counseling this difficult issue. Continue reading

The Challenge for White Biblical Counselors in a Diversifying Denomination

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

Mike, a beloved African-American member of our church, values the biblical counsel that our church provides for his life and marriage. However, he periodically struggles to receive the soul-care I provide because of what my whiteness represents to many black image-bearers here in the south. The honest tension that Mike and I periodically experience in our walk together creates a unique challenge that an increasing number of white biblical counselors are going to face as the Southern Baptist Convention progressively removes the stain of racism from the fabric of our most influential churches and institutions. Continue reading

15:14 Ep. 027 – Kim Kira

The BCC

The BCC

This week Curtis interview’s Kim Kira the primary teaching Elder at Lighthouse Community Church in Torrence, CA. Lighthouse has a unique ministry because it is comprised of a predominantly multi-Asian congregation. Pastor Kira shares the blessings and challenges that face a church of this kind. He also gives some practical insights into counseling person’s of various Asian cultures. We also get to learn about what the Lord is doing in the biblical counseling movement in Japan. Continue reading