1st Annual Chicago Biblical Counseling Conference

Restore Hope–this is the theme of the 1st Annual Chicago Biblical Counseling Conference on April 29. Hosted by Biblical Counseling Center, this biblical counseling conference equips and encourages attendees to restore hope to the hurting in your church and community. The conference is geared toward all church leaders, from pastors and care ministers, to Sunday…

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Counseling after Adultery

Dave Dunham

Dave Dunham

Christians must forgive. We understand from Matthew 18, and the parable of the “Unmerciful Servant” (Matt. 18:21-35), that Jesus expects us to forgive. But the divine command does not mitigate the emotional difficulty. Forgiveness is hard. That is especially true in cases where there has been a betrayal by a spouse. Continue reading

An Open Letter to Someone Having an Affair (Part 2)

Brad Hambrick

Brad Hambrick

On Monday we began Brad Hambrick’s “open letter” to someone in the midst of an affair. In the first part of the letter, Brad stressed that the adulterer must make some decision about which intimate relationship will be pursued whole-heartedly. Ultimately, the best decision will be the one that honors God. Continue reading

An Open Letter to Someone Having an Affair

Brad Hambrick

Brad Hambrick

In the blogs for today and Wednesday, we have an opportunity to read an imaginary response to a person who is involved in adultery and yet struggles with what choices to make about both intimate relationships. With his usual sensitivity and tactic, Brad Hambrick gently challenges the adulterer to consider the realities of being stuck between a marital “rock” and adulterous “hard place.” Continue reading

PCA Report on Divorce and Remarriage

BCC Staff

BCC Staff

REPORT OF THE AD-INTERIM COMMITTEE ON DIVORCE AND REMARRIAGE TO THE TWENTIETH GENERAL ASSEMBLY In light of the current focus on sexuality and the public confusion generated through the recent controversy on that subject within the Presbyterian Church (USA), the … Continue reading

Seven Point Marriage Inventory

BCC Staff

BCC Staff

It takes work for m​arriage to work.  A marriage will not do well without an intentional focus on building a strong relationship. After more than 28 years of marriage, raising four children to adulthood and planting a Church during those … Continue reading