A Note from the BCC Staff: The mission of the BCC is to advance the ministry of the biblical counseling movement. One of the ways we seek to fulfill this mission is by being a “megaphone” for biblical counseling organizations around the world. Today we use our BCC megaphone to highlight the Association of Biblical Counselor’s (ABC) 2015 National Conference: Psychology and a Biblical Worldview.
Psychology and a Biblical Worldview
The Association of Biblical Counselors invites you to join us for our 2015 Annual Conference from April 16th-18th, 2015, in Euless, TX. This year we are tackling several “hot button” issues within the culture in hopes of equipping believers to address them with divine wisdom and grace. We have invited some of the most respected scholars within the church to guide us in this pressing journey. You can find out more about our registration discounts HERE.
Day One: Homosexuality and the Gospel
Thursday has been dedicated to address the mounting issue of homosexuality and the church. Are these feelings simply a choice? Does the Bible speak to the struggle of homosexuality? Is the biblical resolution to homosexual temptation found in heterosexual orientation? In an age when homosexuality is becoming more and more accepted as a norm, how is the church to respond? Dr. David Powlison, Dr. Paul Tripp, Sam Allberry, and Tim Challies will outline a robust biblical worldview to assist counselors, pastors, and all Christians to wisely navigate this ever increasing and profoundly sensitive topic.
Days Two and Three: Psychology and a Biblical Worldview
Friday broadens our scope of study by examining the grand themes of psychology and the church. Who are we? Why do people behave the way they do? How do we change? Is the Bible relevant to the deeper issues of psychology? These questions and more will be examined in light of sacred Scripture. Dr. David Powlison, Dr. Eric Johnson, Dr. Paul Tripp, and Dr. Jeremy Lelek will be the featured plenary speakers for this day. Break-Out Sessions will also be offered to dig deeper into the practical application of Scripture to specific issues.
Day three will hone in on applying a biblical worldview to actual components of psychology. Dr. David Powlison and Dr. John Henderson will walk us through a biblical understanding of specific therapies as well as a biblical conceptualization of the counselor. Is counseling exclusive to the professional or does the Bible provide an alternative? Break-Out sessions will also be offered to dig deeper into the practical application of Scripture to specific issues.