Friday’s 5 to Live By

December 28, 2014

Friday's 5 To Live By

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Friday's 5 To Live By

Each Friday our BCC staff links you to the top five biblical counseling and Christian living blog posts of the week—posts that provide robust, rich, and relevant insights for living.

Desiring God: Top 14 Posts of 2014

What were readers of blog posts at Desiring God most drawn to in 2014? Find out at Top 14 Posts of 2014.

Julie Ganschow on Christ-Centered Counseleing

Julie Ganschow reviews Dr. Bob Kellemen’s latest book, Gospel-Centered Counseling. In part, she writes:

As a biblical counselor, I believe my counsel should flow from the Gospel. Therefore, I was very excited to read Dr. Bob Kellemen’s new book, Gospel-Centered Counseling. I love his writing anyway, and this book provides so much robust and relevant counsel for the counselor that I had difficulty putting it down. I found this book to be warm and comforting, like having a conversation with a friend. The tenor of the book reflects the heart of a Pastor/Teacher/Counselor who longs to impart loving, biblical truth to the reader.

Read her entire review here.

Evangelism Today

At the Gospel-Centered Discipleship site, Pastor Jonathan Dodson equips us for Culturally-Literate Evangelism.

Let’s Rethink Our Holly Jolly Christmas Songs

Russell Moore encourages us to Rethink Our Holly Jolly Christmas Songs.

Dear Suicidal Friend, There Is Hope

Dr. Paul Tautges writes:

In his excellent mini-book, HELP! My Friend Is Suicidal, police chaplain and pastor Bruce Ray, writes, “There is ultimately only one reason why people commit suicide. Most of them have not lost their minds, but all of them have lost hope. They have developed tunnel vision and cannot see any other workable options. Suicide is the only choice left that makes sense – i.e., the only option that to them seems reasonable.

Read more here.

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Which post impacted you the most? Why? What blog posts have you enjoyed this week that you want to share with others?