Even in the isolation of suffering, God knows you and remembers you as His beloved child. Continue reading
God said, “It is not good for [people] to be alone.” We need each other. Yet many of us are hesitant to seek out community because we don't want to be seen “needy.” So what's the answer?
The holidays are special times of the year set aside for human connectedness with family and friends. When there is relational disconnection, however, holiday loneliness emerges. This overwhelming feeling of loneliness can produce self-pity, bitterness, and depression. God has a remedy for the sorrow of loneliness that is found only in the gospel of Jesus Christ. Continue reading
The mission of the BCC is to multiply the ministry of the biblical counseling movement. One of the ways we do so is by being a “megaphone” for other biblical counseling organizations. We like to say, “The BCC is not about the BCC; the BCC is about BC.” Today we use our BCC megaphone to help you to learn more—from Ed Welch—about CCEF’s upcoming conference—Not Alone. Continue reading
Note: You are reading Part Two of a two-part blog mini-series on communicating with those suffering from Chronic Pain (CP). Read Part One. A weeping family member sits across from your desk describing the devastating impact that Chronic Pain (CP) … Continue reading
A weeping family member sits across from your desk describing the devastating impact that Chronic Pain (CP) has brought into their family. Their loved one suffers miserably and yet all attempts to encourage seemingly either fall on deaf ears or … Continue reading
I am lonely. Any echo in your own heart, or is it just me? Those who know me casually might be surprised to see such a confession. After all, I am a pastor leading a bustling church, and my life … Continue reading