Reaching a Child’s Heart for Christ

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Reaching a child’s heart for Christ is something every Christian parent desires, right? This honest post by guest writer Barbara Reaoch appeared first here on Revive Our Hearts and is used by permission. When I was asked to lead the Children’s Division at Bible Study Fellowship, I knew it was a great privilege. But how naïve and prideful I was to think my experience … Read More

Book Review: How NOT to Raise an Addict

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Addict? Is your child at risK? In Mark Shaw’s booklet How Not to Raise an Addict, you learn the 5 mentalities that makes a kid susceptible to addiction. Reviewed by Ellen Castillo, whose  review appeared first here at the Biblical Counseling Coalition. Your Parenting Matters Mark Shaw has written a booklet that is excerpted from his more in-depth book Addiction Proof Parenting: … Read More

Showing God to the Hurting

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GOD matters to the hurting, so our counselees and spritual friends must first know “Where is God?” Then they can experience his care personally. In this insightful post, Dr Donna Hart, PhD, helps counselors and spiritual friends discover how to help the hurting. Her article appeared first here and is used with permission. We who know God often wrestle with how … Read More

Laughter and Fun Bring Healing

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Laughter heals! In this uplifting post, which appeared first here, Dr Donna Hart, PhD, shares how having fun and laughing is not only good for you but also pleases God.   At a family gathering over the holidays, I enjoyed good food, good friends, and. . .laughter. In a conversation with the family matriarch, affectionately called “Memaw” by her grandchildren, she … Read More

Restoration in a Changed Life

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Restoration! Sometimes the stories we hear as counselors crush us. And so we get to mourn with those who mourn. Sometimes they inspire us. It has been a joy to walk with Ana and her teenage son and to hear her say about the last year: “I have down the most healing of my entire Christian life.”   Now studying to … Read More

Peace to You at Christmastime!

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Blessings of peace to you from all of us at Biblical Counseling Center! We look back on 2017 with gratefulness for all the ways God brought peace and restoration to many people. God also renewed our purpose as a biblical counseling training center. This Year’s Highlights  This year we shared God’s peace as we… mobilized a team to rebuild our biblical … Read More

Celebrate 2017 with BCC!

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As 2017 winds down, I want to say “thank you” and ask you to celebrate with BCC. This year, God brought restoration to many people and nenewed our purpose as a counseling and training center. We are asking you to consider a year-end, tax-deductible donation. Click here to donate online. (If you prefer mail, send your donaton to Biblical Counseling … Read More

Counseling a Practical Atheist

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The practical atheist. You know him. He’d the guy who says he’s a Christian but lives like God is dead.  Perhaps he’s your counselee, a friend or a family member. The question is, how do you counsel a professing-Christian-practical-atheist? This guy who lists God’s attributes like a theologian–how do you counsel him? You begin by recognizing his ways. Then you … Read More