Putting Your Past in Its Place

Steve Viars

Steve Viars

One of the many encouraging trends in the biblical counseling movement is an increased emphasis on the place of suffering in our model and practice. Much more is being written and said about the sadness and brokenness of life than ever before. I believe our sympathetic Savior is pleased by this development, and it has certainly given me direction as I contemplate what wise pastoral ministry sounds, looks, and feels like with people in my office who are under severe trial. Continue reading

Friday’s 5 to Live By

The BCC

The BCC

Friday's 5 To Live By

Each Friday our BCC staff links you to the top 5 biblical counseling and Christian living blog posts of the week—posts that provide robust, rich, and relevant insights for living. Continue reading

“Why Bother? He’ll Never Change!”

Keri Seavey

BCC Staff Note: You’re reading Part Three in a multi-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series by women biblical counselors. Read Part One: Real Women and Their Real Savior, and Part Two: Little Trials or Big? Thoughts on Submission, Passivity, and … Continue reading

Making Visible the Sins of Omission

Mark Shaw

Mark Shaw

In 1 Thessalonians 5:14, we read: “And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.” As a biblical counselor, I have the privilege of dealing with sin issues and living … Continue reading