The Culturally Competent Biblical Counselor

Victoria Mwongela

Victoria Mwongela

I am a young Kenyan woman who grew up in the United Arab Emirates. I currently live in Washington, D.C., and I counsel women at my local church. As you can imagine, culture is often on my mind as I have experienced life in these different cultures.
As the demographics of the world shift and the world becomes more diverse, biblical counselors will inevitably find themselves counseling individuals who are different than them. Continue reading

Biblical Counseling Thrives in the Land of the Eagle

Marie Notcheva

Marie Notcheva

For this post, Marie interviewed Tim Pasma, Brad Brandt, and Sue and Blair Alvidrez in order to share with us how biblical counseling is growing in Albania.

“As a young person, reading about Albania fascinated me because the nation claimed to be 100% atheist,” said Timothy Pasma, Senior Pastor at LaRue Baptist Church in Ohio. Continue reading

Five Reasons to Join the Global Summit

Deepak Reju

Deepak Reju

Today’s post is an encouragement for you to consider participating in the upcoming Global Summit, June 5-7, 2016. Even if you cannot travel to the Chicago area, that doesn’t need to stop you from experiencing the blessings of learning about how God is using biblical counseling to expand his kingdom purposes all over the world. We hope to hear from you soon! Continue reading

Biblical Counseling in Brazil

Sacha Alexandre Mendes

Sacha Alexandre Mendes

In today’s post you will hear from one of the presenters at the upcoming BCC Global Summit. Sacha relays how biblical counseling has affected the churches in Brazil. We urge to sign up for the Global Summit, where you can learn more about biblical counseling’s impact in other parts of the world as well. Continue reading

Cross-Cultural Callings

Wayne Vanderwier

Wayne Vanderwier

As we get closer and closer to the Global Summit, we want to keep you aware of how important it is for biblical counseling to go as far the evangelism goes. For where there are new believers, there will also be challenges for them. Thus, each week leading up to the Summit, we will provide you with posts that highlight the need for biblical counseling to go “to the ends of the earth.” Today’s blog is a reminder of that “international ministry” might be closer than you think! Continue reading