When Your Counselee Confides Abuse

Julie Ganschow

Julie Ganschow

Every secular counselor is a mandated reporter of abuse, which means they must report it to the authorities. If this applies to secular counselors, how much more it applies to biblical counselors! We, who not only have the secular law that requires us to render aid and assistance to a person in danger, but also have the commands of Scripture that instruct us to submit ourselves to the governing authorities! Biblical counselors must report physical and sexual abuse of man, woman, elder, or child. Continue reading

The Licensure Question

Sam Williams

The following post by Dr. Sam Williams is the second article in a several-part series that addresses whether biblical counselors should consider state licensure. As a coalition, the BCC has invited several of our Council Board members to share their diverse perspective. Continue reading

Why I Don’t Want or Need a License to Counsel

Jim Newheiser

Jim Newheiser

The following post by Dr. Jim Newheiser is the first article in a several-part series that addresses whether biblical counselors should consider state licensure. As a coalition, the BCC has invited several of our Council Board members to share their diverse perspective. Continue reading

3 Most Upsetting Forms of Cyberbullying

Luke Gilkerson

BCC Staff Note: You’re reading Part Three in a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series in partnership with Covenant Eyes. Read Part One and Part Two. Part Three was originally posted at Covenant Eyes here. Cyberbullying According to MTV’s … Continue reading

Strict Confidentiality?

Deepak Reju

Deepak Reju

BCC Staff Note: You’re reading Part 6 of a multi-part BCC Grace & Truth blog series on Biblical Counseling in the Local Church. Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5. We asked a number of experienced biblical … Continue reading