Story: Troubled Marriage Restored!

Dr. Lucy Ann MollFor Those Giving Help, For Those Seeking Hope, Stories1 Comment

A counselee's story

This true story tells of a troubled marriage restored. Biblical Counseling Center is now sharing our counselees’ stories, written by them. This ongoing series covers issues from troubled marriages to a dad heartbroken over the sexual assault of his daughter, from rebellious teens to older folks with shattered dreams–and more. Listen to Ed Owens as he shares how he and … Read More

Why Children Disobey

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why children disobey

Ever wonder why children disobey? Or specifically why does your kid do the opposite of what the Bible instructs, encourage, and commands? You know God says kids should obey. You’ve read the verses and have shared them with your kids (and grandchildren). Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with … Read More

Why God NEVER Fears!

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God Never Fears

Did you know God NEVER fears? Like God, you and I feel grief, compassion, anger, and love. . .and so does God. Yes, God has emotions. But God never fears while we fear almost daily to some degree. God never fears anything; he never fears anyone. God is the Creator of everything and everyone. Because He is sovereign — which means … Read More

Father, Your Son Needs You (part 1)

Dr. Ron AllchinFor Those Giving Help, For Those Seeking Hope4 Comments

Father, welcome to a special four-part series! Dr. Ron Allchin, D.Min., founder and former executive director of BCC, wrote Growing in Wisdom: A Bible Study in Proverbs for Fathers and Sons. This excerpt reveals his insights and compassion for dads and young people. You may purchase Dr. Allchin’s book in two formats: Kindle and paperback (8.5 by 11-inch workbook). Income from … Read More

Encouraging Real Change

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You want to encourage real change in your counselee.  Your counselee or friend says she wants to change. And she talks and talks and talks about her struggle. Her follow-through on assignments—say, reading several Bible passages and jotting insights—is poor at best. So how does a biblical counselor encourage a counselee to commit to change? Knowing Versus Believing A place … Read More

Do You Give to Get?

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Do you give to get? Is this selfish?   Jacob wrestled with God and when God said to stop, Jacob replied: “I will not let you go until you bless me” Gen. 32:26, ESV Is your friend like Jacob too? Wanting, wanting, wanting. Does she want blessings too? Do you? Here’s a tool to find out. A Tool to Help You … Read More

How to Know God’s Will

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A common question among Christian is, How can I know God’s will? Twice in two days someone asked me: How does one know if she’s seeking her own way (her will) or God’s? Great question. The folks who asked this question had been dealing with difficulties for a long time. Both were frustrated. They were sick and tired of waiting … Read More