How Counseling Helps Churches Embrace a Missional Mindset

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One of the major blessings of biblical counseling is that it naturally brings a missional mindset.  I love that.  Strong churches are not content to allow those around them to hurt without seeking to compassionately care. I was training at one of our Launch partners in Long Island, NY and was thrilled to hear about their new plans to engage their community.  … 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

Four Disadvantages of Outsourcing Counseling

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In my seminary’s counseling class, professors challenged the pastoral training class to find a good counselor or psychologist and outsource the vast majority of their counseling once they became pastors. The professors explained that the risks, frustrations, and relational pitfalls of counseling people would far outweigh the benefits that a pastor devoted to counseling might see. For many in the class, … Read More

Four Realistic Goals for a Church’s First Year of Embracing Biblical Counseling

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I recently talked with several churches that had taken groups to week-long biblical counseling training conferences or purchased curriculum to develop a training process. Unfortunately, they are frustrated because they have little to show for their efforts. They received valuable teaching that they wanted to implement in their church, but they seem no closer to developing a biblical counseling strategy. … Read More

Celebrate 2017 with BCC!

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As 2017 winds down, I want to say “thank you” and ask you to celebrate with BCC. This year, God brought restoration to many people and nenewed our purpose as a counseling and training center. We are asking you to consider a year-end, tax-deductible donation. Click here to donate online. (If you prefer mail, send your donaton to Biblical Counseling … Read More

Podcast: Dr Tim Allchin on 15:14

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A PODCAST FOR YOU: Our very own Dr Timothy Allchin, D.Min. spoke on the Biblical Counseling Coalitions’s podcast on Saturday. The Coalition names the podcast “15:14” after Romans 15:14 and spotlights leaders in biblical counseling. I myself am convinced, my brothers and sisters, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with knowledge and competent to instruct one another. In this podcast, … Read More

1st Annual Chicago Biblical Counseling Conference

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Restore Hope–this is the theme of the 1st Annual Chicago Biblical Counseling Conference on April 29. Hosted by Biblical Counseling Center, this biblical counseling conference equips and encourages attendees to restore hope to the hurting in your church and community. The conference is geared toward all church leaders, from pastors and care ministers, to Sunday school teachers and small group … Read More