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2015 National Conferences: ACBC and CCEF

November 4, 2014

2015 National Conferences--ACBC and CCEF
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The Biblical Counseling Coalition’s mission is to multiply the ministry of the biblical counseling movement. One of the ways we seek to do so is by being a “megaphone” for biblical counseling organizations. Today we want to use our megaphone to make you aware of two national biblical counseling conferences in 2015.

2015 National Conferences--CCEF

CCEF: Side by Side: Walking with Others in Wisdom and Love

The Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation’s (CCEF) 2015 National Conference is entitled: Side by Side: Walking with Others in Wisdom and Love. It will be held in Virginia Beach, Virginia, from October 16-18, 2015. Here’s the CCEF introduction to the conference theme:

“A ​vibrant ​church ​community ​is ​dependent ​on ​us ​being ​both ​needy ​and ​needed. ​So ​we ​want ​to ​grow ​in ​how ​we ​ask ​for ​help ​and ​how ​we ​give ​help. ​This ​conference ​is ​designed ​to ​guide ​us ​in ​those ​skills, ​with ​a ​focus ​on ​how ​these ​work ​in ​everyday ​friendships. ​Even ​in ​our ​professional ​culture, ​God ​is ​pleased ​to ​use ​needy ​people ​and ​ordinary ​conversations ​to ​do ​most ​of ​the ​heavy ​lifting ​in ​his ​kingdom. ​It’s ​the ​perfect ​system. ​If ​God ​used ​only ​experts ​and ​people ​of ​renown, ​some ​could ​boast ​in ​their ​own ​wisdom, ​but ​God’s ​way ​of ​doing ​things ​is ​not ​the ​same ​as ​our ​own. ​This ​conference ​is ​for ​ordinary ​people ​who ​need ​help ​and ​want ​to ​grow ​in ​giving ​help, ​and, ​as ​we ​grow, ​we ​hope ​to ​contribute ​to ​the ​ongoing ​transformation ​in ​our ​local ​churches.”

To learn more about CCEF’s 2015 national conference, visit: Side by Side: Walking with Others in Wisdom and Love.

2015 National Conferences--ACBC

ACBC: Homosexuality: Compassion, Care, and Counsel for Struggling People

The Association of Certified Biblical Counselors’ (ACBC) 2015 National Conference theme is Homosexuality: Compassion, Care, and Counsel for Struggling People. It will be held in Louisville, Kentucky, from October 5-7, 2015. Here’s the ACBC’s introduction to the conference theme:

“The Christian community cannot only be known as the people who understand that homosexuality is wrong. It is a matter of urgent concern that we also be known as the people who move towards people struggling with homosexuality with the love, grace, power, and hope of Jesus Christ and walk with them through the door to real and lasting change.”

To learn more about ACBC’s 2015 national conference, visit: Homosexuality: Compassion, Care, and Counsel for Struggling People.

Join the Conversation

If you’ve attended past CCEF and/or ACBC conferences, what testimony would you share about their impact on your life and ministry?

As you read the overview of the CCEF and ACBC conference themes, what encourages and excites you about these two conferences?