Pursuing Peace from My Anxiety

Dr. Lucy Ann MollFor Those Seeking Hope1 Comment

Editors Note: This article is written by BCC Counselor, Dr. Lucy Ann Moll as part of our series on Pursuing Peace. In this series, our counselors are unpacking how to find peace in all areas of your life. Is it possible to live anxiety-free and in peace? To be “anxious for nothing,” as the apostle Paul mandated us believers (Phil. 4:6, … Read More

Pursuing Peace in My Emotions

Tim AllchinFor Those Seeking Hope2 Comments

Editors Note: This article is written as part of our series on Pursuing Peace. In this series, our counselors are unpacking how to find peace in all areas of your life. If we believe that we are at peace with God and we are pursuing peace around us with others, we will experience more peace within us. The position of peace … Read More

Pursuing Peace from My Shame

Sherry AllchinFor Those Seeking Hope3 Comments

Editors Note: This article is written by BCC Counselor, Sherry Allchin as part of our series on Pursuing Peace. In this series, our counselors are unpacking how to find peace in all areas of your life. Guilt and shame churn like a hurricane in the soul! Anxiety, isolation, escape! What is shame and why is it such a part of the … Read More

Pursuing Peace in My Disciplines

Dr. Donna HartFor Those Seeking Hope5 Comments

Editors Note: This article is written by BCC Counselor, Donna Hart as part of our series on Pursuing Peace. In this series, our counselors are unpacking how to find peace in all areas of your life. Cultivating peace is not just a choice to “be still in the Lord,” hoping it will suddenly fall upon us. Experiencing peace is learned as Philippians … Read More

Pursuing Peace in a World Gone Mad

Tim AllchinFor Those Seeking Hope3 Comments

Editors Note: This is the first article in our new series on pursuing peace. In this series, our counselors are unpacking how to find peace in all areas of your life. Many years ago, a popular musical artist sang out the phrase “Peaceful Easy Feelings,” which well describes the state of mind that we often find so elusive in real life. We … Read More

7 Tips to Make a Great Apology

Dr. Lucy Ann MollFor Those Seeking HopeLeave a Comment

When we are under a lot of stress, our anger may bubble over and scorch someone. Then what? We may think that we are justified in our anger and that the other person deserved our hot words or our icy stare. But Scripture provides a better way: confession leading to forgiveness. In other words: an apology! Jack and Jill needed … Read More

You Don’t Have to be Perfect

Dr. Donna HartFor Those Seeking HopeLeave a Comment

Are we keeping score of how well we are doing? Do we strive to keep ourselves on task whether it is managing a business, our family’s lives, or our own? Do we want to motivate, influence, and be people others want to follow? When it comes to evaluating our success, do we often fall into the trap of thinking that we must be … Read More

Why Wishing for the “Good Old Days” Will Destroy You

Tim AllchinFor Those Seeking Hope6 Comments

“Can we just get back to normal?” Perhaps you find yourself fatigued by circumstances over the last year and wonder this exact question. While this is a normal question to ask, especially after times of grief, difficulty and hardship, it often leads us to an unhealthy mindset. The book of Ecclesiastes provides us with some thought-provoking counsel when we are … Read More