In Your Light Do We See Light

Pat Quinn

Pat Quinn

Biblical counselors have the two greatest counseling resources known to man: the written Word and the living Word. Thorough Spirit-illuminated knowledge of Scripture equips us to profitably engage with the whole range of worldviews and philosophies of life, including modern psychology. Jesus models for us how to redemptively interact with many kinds of people and ideas. Continue reading

A Master’s Degree in Counseling or Biblical Counseling?

Lilly Park

Lilly Park

Recently, I received an email from one of my graduate students who was contemplating a degree in biblical counseling or one that would allow her to work as a licensed counselor. Her questions and concerns were understandable. They were similar to the ones asked by other students. In particular, she wanted a female perspective. Continue reading

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

Avoiding Burnout as a Biblical Counselor

Victoria Mwongela

Victoria Mwongela

Almost everyone in the counseling profession experiences burnout. Even those of us outside the profession who take time to regularly have intentional conversations with others might experience burnout. Although burnout is not unusual or even shameful, it is helpful to acknowledge it in order to address and prevent it in the future. Continue reading