Emphasizing the Identity of Jesus

Rob Green

The last few years have seen a significant rise in the importance of helping a counselee understand his or her identity IN Christ. We have welcomed (okay, many of us) this emphasis with open arms recognizing that this is an important emphasis in the Scriptures. Practically speaking, when a person understands their identity they are able to love because they are loved by Jesus, they are able to respond with grace because that is how Jesus responds to them, and they are able to be compassionate and merciful because that is what they receive from Jesus. Continue reading

Teens and Body Image

Ellen Castillo

Ellen Castillo

As I approached writing this blog post, I asked my 18-year-old daughter for input. I asked her what she would like counselors, youth workers, and parents to consider on this topic. She said this: “Body image issues are common, all girls struggle with it. Some of the prettiest, thinnest, and most attractive are the ones who have the most discontent with their bodies.” Continue reading

Christian Identity: Who Are You?

BCC Staff

BCC Staff

The Battle for Our Identity (Phil 3:4-11) Putting confidence in the flesh vs.  knowing Christ    Identity confusion   Trajectory to Christ How Do We Define Ourselves? What Other People Think of Me   Family   Ethnicity   Our Jobs … Continue reading

The Victim’s Heart

BCC Staff

BCC Staff

Human nature being what it is, we are often presented with cases where one person has caused harm to another. Many of the cases we deal with are marital situations where husband or wife has grievously sinned against the other … Continue reading

The Ethics of Personhood

BCC Staff

BCC Staff

Human history is tragically full of examples of the persecution and oppression that arise when those in power create their own definitions of human personhood and rights so as to exclude and misuse certain groups of people. Scripture is clear … Continue reading

God’s Words for Our Insecurity

BCC Staff

BCC Staff

Case Study: Jeff would tell people he was a private, introverted person; that he just didn’t want people to know “his business.” But it was more than personality or temperament. It was an insecurity that made relationships feel dangerous. Jeff … Continue reading

Coming Out of Homosexuality 2

BCC Staff

BCC Staff

NOTE: This audio message was originally given at the IBCD 2012 Summer Institute. To lean more about the ministry of the IBCD, you can read this BCC blog post about the IBCD, or visit the IBCD website. Used with permission.

Coming Out of Homosexuality 1

BCC Staff

BCC Staff

NOTE: This audio message was originally given at the IBCD 2012 Summer Institute. To lean more about the ministry of the IBCD, you can read this BCC blog post about the IBCD, or visit the IBCD website. Used with permission.

Who I Am To Christ

BCC Staff

BCC Staff

In Soul Physicians I provide two lengthy charts with well over 100 verses each about our identity in Christ. The first chart focuses on who we are in Christ. This has to do with our new nature. We are saints…and … Continue reading