Autism Speaks: Q&A

Pamela Gannon

Pamela Gannon

In a blog post entitled “Autism Speaks” that was published on the BCC website on October 23, 2017, I briefly considered issues that parents of autistic kids will likely face and gave initial direction for counsel. In this blog, I give voice to two verbal autistic young adults, that we may learn how to best counsel them and their families. Continue reading

“Me, Memorize Scripture? You’ve Got to be Kidding!”

Ken Long

Ken Long

In Psalm 1, God says that those who think deeply about His Word and then obey it will spiritually prosper in this life. All biblical counselors certainly desire for these practices and spiritual prosperity to characterize our loved counselees. With these goals in mind, we tell our counselees to memorize Scripture so they can meditate on it and be blessed. In the beginning of practicing this new spiritual discipline, a method to follow will help them get off to a successful start. Continue reading

15:14 Ep. 034 – Ed Welch

The BCC

The BCC

Ed Welch (Ph.D.) joins Curtis to discuss his newest book, A Small Book about a Big Problem. Dr. Welch brings years of wisdom gleaned from counseling many who struggle with sinful anger to this very accessible book. It is written for all people, whether they think they have a problem with anger or not, and it is written in short bites intended to be chewed on throughout the day for 50 days. Continue reading

Book Review of Descriptions and Prescriptions: A Biblical Perspective on Psychiatric Diagnoses and Medications by Mike Emlet

Nate Brooks

Nate Brooks

Most biblical counselors come from a background of theological training. This is good, as theology and biblical application are the foundation of wise biblical counsel. But that relative uniformity of training makes those who are experts in other fields who also share a biblical vision for counseling doubly valuable. Mike Emlet’s new book, Descriptions and Prescriptions: A Biblical Perspective on Psychiatric Diagnoses and Medications exhibits the kind of wisdom that enhances our knowledge of medical matters and raises the quality of our care for others. Continue reading