Finding Hope as a Young Family

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This article is written by BCC Counselor Theron St. John as part of our new series on the family. In this series, our counselors examine various difficulties of family life and share ways to pursue healthier family dynamics. Not too long ago, my wife Esther and I’s lives changed forever. My wife and I were expecting it to happen but … Read More

Healing Marital Strife

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This article is revised and updated by BCC Counselor Matt Black as part of our new series on the family. In this series, our counselors examine various difficulties of family life and share ways to pursue healthier family dynamics. Editor’s Note: The Puritans, and Richard Baxter in particular, thought deeply about how to avoid unhealthy fights within their marriages and … Read More

Overcoming Family Disagreements

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This article is written by BCC Counselor Mark Johnson as part of our new series on the family. In this series, our counselors examine various difficulties of family life and share ways to pursue healthier family dynamics. On a trip to Israel, our tour group stopped at the baptismal site of Jesus on the southern part of the Jordan River … Read More

Three Goals of Effective Discipleship Training

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Written by BCC Director of Training, Dr. Joel Badal When it comes to our spiritual lives, the benefits received from relationships with well-trained individuals can be immense. For over 23 years, I have had the privilege of serving in a variety of ministries. Each of them focused on discipleship of God’s people in fulfilling Ephesians 4:11, “equipping people to do … Read More

Mental Health, Depression, and the Help God Brings

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This article was written by BCC Counselor Matt Black as part of our new series on Mental Health. In this series, our counselors hope to call churches and Christians to re-engage with the discussion and care for mental health struggles. Editor’s Note: Perhaps the most common mental health struggle that many people deal with is depression. While many would consider … Read More

The Spiritual Reality of Addiction

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This article was written by BCC Counselor Jin Taek Chung as part of our new series on addiction. In this series, our counselors are sharing how everyone can understand, overcome, and find freedom from addiction. “Bet you can’t eat just one,” a potato chip company once confidently challenged shoppers. They knew very well how the deep-fried carbs, garnished with a … Read More

Hope for Sexual Addicts – Understanding Process Addiction

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This article was written by BCC Counselor Jim Lang as part of our new series on addiction. In this series, our counselors are sharing how everyone can understand, overcome, and find freedom from addiction. How does sexual addiction compare to other addictions? This is a question that men and women coming to counseling often struggle with. Let’s start to answer this … Read More

Understanding How Addiction Affects the Brain

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This article was written by BCC Counselor Jim Lang as part of our new series on addiction. In this series, our counselors are sharing how everyone can understand, overcome, and find freedom from addiction. Every addict asks the same question: “Why?” The “why” question takes many forms– Why do I struggle with this? Why can’t I stop? Why is it … Read More