Reclaimed Hope

Mark Shaw

Mark Shaw

Vision of Hope (VOH) is a residential program for women ages 14 and older struggling with eating disorders, addiction issues of all types, self-harm habits, and unplanned pregnancies. With loving pastoral oversight and church family support based upon relationship-building among residents and church members, VOH is intricately woven into the fabric of Faith Church. A few years ago, VOH launched an “upcycling” thrift store called Reclaimed Hope. Some spiritual metaphors of the thrift store and the program itself come to mind. Continue reading

Gospel Grace for the Eating-Disordered Woman, Part 2

Marie Notcheva

Marie Notcheva

Gospel Grace for the Eating-Disordered Woman, Part 2

You’re reading Part 2 of a two-part BCC Grace & Truth blog miniseries on eating disorders by Marie Notcheva. In the first part of this series, we considered the faulty thinking and “idolatry” behind eating disorders. In the second, we consider some gospel-centered differences in how to counsel anorexic and bulimic women. Continue reading

Understanding “The Monster Within”: Eating Disorders, Part 1

Marie Notcheva

Marie Notcheva

Understanding The Monster Within--Eating Disorders Part 1

You’re reading Part 1 of a two-part BCC Grace & Truth blog miniseries on eating disorders by Marie Notcheva. In the first part of this series, we will consider the faulty thinking and “idolatry” behind eating disorders; in the second, we will consider some gospel-centered differences in how to counsel anorexic and bulimic women. Continue reading

Memorial Stones of God’s Grace: The Vision of Hope Story

Mark Shaw

Mark Shaw

Memorial Stones of God’s Grace--The Vision of Hope Story

At the Biblical Counseling Coalition, we love using our “megaphone” to fulfill our BCC mission: to advance the ministry of the biblical counseling movement. Each day this week our megaphone will help you learn more about a vital biblical counseling ministry—like today’s post from Dr. Mark Shaw of Vision of Hope. Continue reading