Shepherd or Sheepdog? Leadership Matters!

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We have been talking this week about how to deal with disappointment in church leadership, when and how to leave a church, and how to find a church where you can grow in your walk with God.  The reality is that church culture is often determined by how the leaders views themselves.  Do they mimic Christ in the way they … Read More

How to Listen Like a Counselor

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So you want to listen like an experienced counselor? In this post by Brad Hambrick, which appeared first here on The Biblical Counseling Coalition website, you’ll learn (or re-learn) how to listen well. Leave a comment and let us know what you think of Brad’s article. Thank you! This post makes two assumptions: (a) that counselors are good listeners, and … Read More

Stillness: A Discipline for Busy Times

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Stillness appeals to busy people like you. Yet it may sound threatening, doesn’t it? Dr. Donna Hart, PhD., a biblical counselor and speaker, shares how to incorporate this vital spiritual discipline in your life. Her article appeared first here and is used with permission. Stillness as a spiritual discipline before God can be appealing and a bit threatening. And stillness … Read More

Perfect Antidote to Stress: Healthy Escape!

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ESCAPE: Who doesn’t want to escape life’s crazy stress? Donna Hart, PhD, shares insights and practical, biblical ideas on escaping stress the better way. Here article appeared first here on her website and is used with permission. Our American culture is one that often encourages us to escape. When we feel tired and overworked can we say to ourselves, “I … Read More

5 Common Marriage Counseling Mistakes

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Counselor, have you made mistakes in marriage counseling? Chances are you have! Here are five common mistakes and ideas on how to avoid them. Guest writer Winston T. Smith is a faculty member at the Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation (CCEF) and is the author of  Seminary. He has been counseling for twenty years and is the author of Marriage Matters: Extraordinary … 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

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