Hating Hate without Hating Haters: What did Jesus teach us about Hate?

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This was a tough week in our country.  In El Paso, Dayton, Chicago, and multiple other communities across the country, hatred was on full display as bullets flew.  The carnage and discourse over the last week has been unsettling as we all grapple with why our fellow citizens would delight in shooting up a retail store, night club, or a … Read More

The Conundrum of Confidentiality, Part 2

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BCC executive director Dr. Tim Allchin tackles questions on confidentiality in counseling. His article appeared first here and is used with permission. Part One of this article describes the difficulty for biblical counselors in simply embracing the professional counseling ethic of complete confidentiality. Part Two proposes suggestions that biblical counselors should embrace regarding confidentiality. While the assumption within the ethical … Read More

The Conundrum of Confidentiality, Part 1

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BCC executive director Dr. Tim Allchin tackles questions on confidentiality in counseling. His article appeared first here and is used with permission. One of the most common concerns about biblical counseling is how we handle the issue of confidentiality and how our ethical standards would be enforced if there were to be a violation. Critics propose that biblical counseling will … Read More

Results of Training for Women in Your Church

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Since BCC began counseling in 1989, we were determined to not just become a counseling center but rather to be a training center so that churches could more effectively counsel their own people. Many of the churches we work with came to us with a common struggle.  How can we equip and utilize the gifts of women at our church? How … Read More

Transforming Hospitality into Kingdom Impact

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Editor’s Note: This post is written by Sherry Allchin who counsels for Biblical Counseling Center.  In this series, we are featuring articles written by the women of the Biblical Counseling Center, talking about how God has shaped them for their ministry of biblical counseling. You may not know the story of how a youth pastor’s wife became a full time biblical counselor … Read More

Stop arguing, and equip your women for ministry!

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Editor’s Note: Today, we are starting a series about women involved in the ministry of biblical counseling.  Our heart is that this equipping series will encourage more churches and more individual women to embrace the impact they can make for Christ through learning and engaging in effective biblical counseling. During this series, you will hear from the women counselors of … Read More

A plan for better discipleship

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A pastor at one of our Launch partnership churches, Michael Wallenmeyer, recently shared a quote he picked up at a conference, “If the disciples we are making, aren’t making disciples, are we making disciple of Jesus?” This mission is at the core of why we train churches to biblically counsel, or as we often call it “intensified, personalized discipleship.” Does … Read More