The memories of past trials and trauma can live in our hearts and minds like a second person inside waiting to reach out at any time to corrode the day. The common memory of the present day restores us to normal and offers a detached framework from the memory of trauma and trials. To live in the present is to block … Read More
As much as we try to avoid it, in this world we have grief. It is a necessary process by which we mend and heal. If we avoid the pain of grief it will fester causing us to become stuck. The truth teaches us that we are going to grieve losses. To not face the pain is to be out of touch with … Read More
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
This article is written by Sherry Allchin, a longtime counselor for Biblical Counseling Center.
You may not know the story of how a youth pastor’s wife became a full time biblical counselor with more than 25,000 hours of counseling experience. Sherry overseas our training and works with students around the world to learn the skills of biblical counseling, but it all began with a strong desire to bless others through hospitality.
In recent months, many arguments about the roles of women in ministry have been widely debated on the internet and have distracted our attention from the ministry that God has called us all to do.
Do we realize that even if women aren’t permitted to preach in your church, they must still disciple? Even if women can preach at your church, they must still disciple!
Why are so many churches ignoring the biblical mandate to equip women to shoulder real world ministry?
In a world turned upside down, we say “thank you” to God in all circumstances for this is his will. BCC counselor Lucy Ann Moll continues counseling by video-conferencing (Skype, FaceTime, Zoom) from her new office in Alabama. Her article appeared first here on her website. A “Thank You” prayer popped up in my e-mail box, and it was exactly … Read More
Moral relativism — it defines topsy-turvy postmodern culture and is coming to a counseling room near you. How might a counselor think compassionately about such things? This article by BCC Counselor Lucy Ann Moll, DMin candidate, ACBC, appeared first here at The Biblical Counseling Coalition. Remember the blind men and the elephant? Six blind sojourners come across different parts of an … Read More