Leaving a Legacy

Curtis Solomon

Curtis Solomon

Last month the Biblical Counseling Coalition hosted our Annual Leadership Summit in Rome, GA, and we were blessed to have Joni Eareckson Tada, her husband Ken, and a team from Joni & Friends join us. In our time together we considered the important relationship between biblical counseling and disability ministry. This blog is a reflection of our time together.  Continue reading

10 Questions to Consider as You Enter the New Year

Deepak Reju

Deepak Reju

As the New Year begins, there is yet again a chance to face life’s opportunities and challenges. New aspirations. New hopes. New resolutions. New goals. New dreams. Lose some weight next year? Maybe run a marathon, or start running in the first place? Read your Bible more? Pick up a new hobby? Spend more time with your kids? Consider these 10 questions as you enter into the New Year. Continue reading

A Master’s Degree in Counseling or Biblical Counseling?

Lilly Park

Lilly Park

Recently, I received an email from one of my graduate students who was contemplating a degree in biblical counseling or one that would allow her to work as a licensed counselor. Her questions and concerns were understandable. They were similar to the ones asked by other students. In particular, she wanted a female perspective. Continue reading

Counseling Mushrooms and Oak Trees

Andy Farmer

Andy Farmer

Counseling is an encounter with what we call in our vernacular, “presenting issues.” Any good biblical counselor knows that presenting problems typically express deeper heart-based concerns. These “roots” are what get our attention, and hopefully our ministry efforts as well. But even in looking at heart issues in counseling I find it tempting to expect oak-sized change with mushroom-like immediacy. Continue reading