Coming Together as a Blended Family

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This article is written by BCC Counselor Dr. Lucy Ann Moll as part of our new series on the family. In this series, our counselors examine various difficulties of family life and share ways to pursue healthier family dynamics. Blended families have ups and downs, joys and messes. If you’re in a blended family, you know what it takes to … Read More

Finding Hope as a Young Family

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This article is written by BCC Counselor Theron St. John as part of our new series on the family. In this series, our counselors examine various difficulties of family life and share ways to pursue healthier family dynamics. Not too long ago, my wife Esther and I’s lives changed forever. My wife and I were expecting it to happen but … Read More

Being Thankful for Family

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This article is part of our new series on the family. In this series, our counselors examine various difficulties of family life and share ways to pursue healthier family dynamics. A viral video in recent years captured the spontaneous tears of a teenage boy receiving a beautifully decorated birthday cake. Because this boy was adopted from Sierra Leone in Africa, birthdays … Read More

Waiting for a Delayed Family

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This article is written by BCC Counselor Sherry Allchin as part of our new series on the family. In this series, our counselors examine various difficulties of family life and share ways to pursue healthier family dynamics. It’s hard to wait for the family you so desire! But here you are again; no pregnancy this month. Another year has gone … Read More

Healing Marital Strife

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This article is revised and updated by BCC Counselor Matt Black as part of our new series on the family. In this series, our counselors examine various difficulties of family life and share ways to pursue healthier family dynamics. Editor’s Note: The Puritans, and Richard Baxter in particular, thought deeply about how to avoid unhealthy fights within their marriages and … Read More

Overcoming Family Disagreements

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This article is written by BCC Counselor Mark Johnson as part of our new series on the family. In this series, our counselors examine various difficulties of family life and share ways to pursue healthier family dynamics. On a trip to Israel, our tour group stopped at the baptismal site of Jesus on the southern part of the Jordan River … Read More

How the Bible Speaks to Family Problems

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This is the first article in our new series on the family. In this series, our counselors examine various difficulties of family life and share ways to pursue healthier family dynamics. Every family has problems, and the families in the Bible are no exception. The Bible paints family life in vivid colors, pictures of families just like ours. In the … Read More

Surprising Research About Controlling Anger

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Over the past few weeks, I have been reviewing some of the recent research about anger. It’s fairly obvious to even the most casual observer that anger seems to be on the rise in our everyday situations. At a basic level, we know that we all get angry, but that observation isn’t very helpful. Controlling our anger is usually the … Read More

Help and Hope for Your Social Anxiety

Dr. Lucy Ann MollFor Those Seeking Hope

This article was written by BCC Counselor Lucy Ann Moll as 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. Ally called in sick again. No cold or flu that day. Rather, she dreaded giving a work presentation and … Read More