BCC Summit 2017: Disability and a Theology of the Body

Mike Emlet (CCEF)

Mike Emlet (CCEF)

Whether associated with painful disability or pleasurable delight, we want our experiences as bodily creatures to be understood through the lens of Scripture. If we are not guided carefully by Scripture it’s very easy to gravitate toward a distorted theology of the body that either exalts or demeans the body’s importance. This can lead to potential distortions in ministry to those struggling with disability. Continue reading

Marytha and Lazarus

Charles Hodges

Charles Hodges

My favorite book in the Bible is John’s Gospel. It is full of really good stories and one of them has to do with a family that had a loved one who was sick. The story of Lazarus, Martha, and Mary in chapter eleven is familiar to most. In it is a wonderful four point sermon that tells us how to help those who are ill and the families who love them. The four points are know, plan, care, and do. Continue reading

In Your Light Do We See Light

Pat Quinn

Pat Quinn

Biblical counselors have the two greatest counseling resources known to man: the written Word and the living Word. Thorough Spirit-illuminated knowledge of Scripture equips us to profitably engage with the whole range of worldviews and philosophies of life, including modern psychology. Jesus models for us how to redemptively interact with many kinds of people and ideas. Continue reading