Taking Every Thought Captive

Pat Quinn

Pat Quinn

Taking Every Thought Captive

Biblical counselors are always encountering new people, situations, issues, and secular ideas. We grow in wisdom and skill as we address suffering and sin issues with radically reorienting biblical truth, seeing presenting problems as both barriers and bridges to gospel ministry, and by learning and ministering in Christian community. In this way we “take every thought captive to Christ.” Continue reading

Culture is Local—Really Local!

Wayne Vanderwier

Wayne Vanderwier

Culture is Local—Really Local!

The ministry of Overseas Instruction in Counseling (OIC) in the Middle East illustrates the concept that culture is local. All biblical counseling trainers must be alert to the ways culture influences both counseling and counseling training. Continue reading

Why Counselors Need Art

Andy Farmer

Andy Farmer

Some of our best preparation for counseling isn’t in reading counseling material, analyzing case studies or doing counseling observation. One way we can deepen our counseling well is by broadening our appreciation for art. Continue reading

Equipping Counselors in Other Cultures

Wayne Vanderwier

Wayne Vanderwier

BCC Staff Note: For context for today’s blog post, you can find more information about the ministry of Overseas Instruction in Counseling at our BCC Weekend Interview. Biblical Counseling Missionaries Soon after Overseas Instruction in Counseling (OIC) began in 2006, … Continue reading