For Parents of a Prodigal: Hope through the Pain

Mark Shaw

Mark Shaw

Parenting pain is deep and real when a child rebels to the point of prodigal living. There are a plethora of sound biblical resources available to hurting parents and some are listed here. The BCC is a great place to start looking for people resources, book resources, and hope from Jesus Christ and His Word of Truth. Biblical counseling within the Body of Christ has exploded all over the nation and there are lots of people willing to walk graciously with you down this hurting path of parenting a prodigal. Readers are encouraged to not walk alone. Continue reading

Teens and Counseling Homework

Ellen Castillo

Ellen Castillo

One of the most common questions I am asked about counseling teens is “what resources do you use for homework?” There are many options for homework assignments for teens, but I am focusing on just one in this article: books. There are a handful of good teen resources right now that are gospel-rich and applicable to biblical counseling, mentoring, and discipleship with teenagers. Continue reading

Reformed Parenting

Many parents struggle with guilt and confusion over how to train their children. Old-school parenting books emphasized discipline derived from the exhortations in Proverbs. The book of wisdom was used to chastise the foolishness out of children. The next generation of parenting books suggested that parents should go beyond controlling their children’s wayward behavior and …

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