Dr. Charles Ware on True Strength

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God’s strength displayed through weakness is the emphasis of today’s post by guest blogger is Dr. Charles Ware, president of Crossroads Bible College in Indiana and the keynote speaker at Biblical Counseling Center’s Celebration Banquet this Friday. Dr. Ware knows firsthand what strength through weakness really means. Please read this compelling account of his son. It is a beautiful side to the witty … Read More

How to Become Patient

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Donna Hart, PhD, a biblical counselor on staff at BCC, admits to her problem with patience and, through her mishaps, helps us grow in it.I am not a very patient person. I am always in a hurry. The Lord has been teaching me to slow down and be patient, think it through, and look to see things more clearly. In the slowing down, … Read More

How the ‘Other Gospel’ Hurts You!

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Guest blogger and biblical counselor Julie Ganschow questions pastors who send the hurting to mental health clinics in this provocative post, reprinted here with her permission. She reminds us that God says his Word gives everything we need for life and godliness. At her blog, she names it: The Gospel of In-sufficiency. This other gospel hurts you! I am amazed that you are … Read More

Break Free from Distress

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To break free from distress and other problems, you need to know how and you need to know Who. Guest blogger Lynn Mosher encourages us to snip entanglements of care and distress and break free. She writes regularly at her blog.–Ed. Snip the Earth Bands Tethered. Earthbound. A spirit cannot be free to soar as an eagle. Earth-bands keep us from … Read More

I Need Discernment

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 Need Discernment? Who doesn’t? I read a line from Michael Hyatt’s blog the other day that really struck me as practically discerning: “If you don’t like what you see in the life of the messenger, it’s usually best to ignore the message.” In essence, Michael is advising us not to take advice from people aren’t getting the results you want to experience. … Read More

Know the Power of Jesus’ Name!

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Today’s guest blogger is Lynn Mosher — who writes inspirational devotions to encourage hearts and uplift souls at her website and at many other sites including The Mom Initiative — discovers the power of Jesus’ name. In counseling, as hurting folks learn who Jesus truly is, the deeper their healing. –Ed. Have you ever looked up the meaning of your name? When I looked … Read More

New Office! New Counselor!

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Biblical Counseling Center joyfully announces wonderful news: our new office in Schaumburg, IL, is open and active. Equally exciting, biblical counselor Donna Hart, PhD, joins our Arlington Heights, IL, office, and counsels couples with her husband, Donald Hart, and speaks the truth in love to hurting women, children and teens too. “For over 26 years Biblical Counseling Center had led the … Read More

When to Listen, When to Talk

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Today’s blog on how when to listen and when to talk helps you ask good questions and. . .listen well. Your spiritual conversations blossom. You help the hurting. Your life becomes richer. We welcome BCC biblical counselor Donna Hart, PhD, to our blogging team. This post first appeared here on Donna’s blog. Spiritual conversation is all about someone asking a good … Read More