Reaching Your Teen’s Heart – How Parents Can Speak the Truth in Love

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This article is written by Mark Massey, Executive Director of Victory Family Ministries As parents, the ones most intimately connected to our children, we sometimes find ourselves at a total loss as to who they really are. It might be a sudden revelation of activities, friends, or thinking, or it might be a reflection on their life trajectory that causes us to … Read More

How the Gospel Shapes Mental Health Conversations

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This article is 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. Whenever our counselors speak or write about mental health in a Christian context, we expect to disappoint some people. We’ve even come to find out that some … Read More

Why Christians Don’t Talk About Mental Health Struggles

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This is the first article in 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. There has perhaps never been a more confusing time for Christians and church leaders to address the topic of mental health. Corporate America and the media … Read More

Our Most Important Thoughts

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Our view of God is the most important thing about us. The thoughts we think about God are the foundation of our Christian lives. If we do not have a good foundation, we will not have a solid relationship with God. Some believers have a faulty view of God. These views can develop in the relationships we have had with our … Read More

Equipping Biblical Counselors – Author Q&A with Bob Kellemen

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Editor’s Note: Dr. Tim Allchin, Dr. Ron Allchin, and Sherry Allchin co-wrote the forward to this updated edition of Bob Kellemen’s book. Our hearts so resonate with his vision and practical experience, and we wanted to recommend this book to the many churches and students we partner with in counseling training. Author Interview Question: “Bob, what’s the big idea behind Equipping … Read More

How Pursuing God Brings Victory for Addicts

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This article is part of our new series on addiction. In this series, our counselors are sharing how everyone can understand, overcome, and find freedom from addiction. February is the month that tests anyone who desires to change a bad habit. Whether we eat too much, drink too much, exercise too little, or feel trapped in damaging lifestyle choices, many … Read More

4 Ways to Address Teen Tech Addiction

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This article was written by BCC Counselor Brandon Lowery 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. My twelve-year-old son looked up with a sheepish frown as I walked into his bedroom. He was gripping the smartphone we had gifted him a couple … 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