8 Ultimate Life Questions for Gospel-Centered Counseling

Bob Kellemen

Bob Kellemen

What does gospel-centered counseling look like? It will take me two books—Gospel-Centered Counseling and Gospel Conversations—to answer that question. But here’s a one-sentence summary: Gospel-centered counseling promotes personal change centered on the Person of Christ through the personal ministry of the Word. Continue reading

Discipleship, Compassion, and Outreach = A Lay Counseling Ministry

Dan Broyles

Discipleship, Compassion, and Outreach = A Lay Counseling Ministry

The New Testament repeatedly encourages believers to love, be compassionate, and be faithful. In today’s churches, there are numerous people who want to do the right thing, but they don’t know “how.” A lay counseling ministry provides a context where someone can talk with someone else about “how to apply the Scriptures.” Continue reading

What Changes for a Church when Counseling Becomes Formal?

Brad Hambrick

Brad Hambrick

What Changes for a Church when Counseling Becomes Formal

What does it mean for a church to have a “counseling ministry”? It is one thing to say “we all do counseling every day when we hear each other’s struggles and seek to offer comfort or guidance from the Bible” and another thing to say “our church has a counseling ministry and we would be happy to help you schedule an appointment with a member of our counseling team.” Continue reading

ACBC: 1 Conference; 3 Weekends

The BCC

The BCC

ACBC--1 Conference 3 Weekends

The mission of the Biblical Counseling Coalition is to multiply the ministry of the biblical counseling movement. The BCC is not about the BCC; the BCC is about BC. Today’s “megaphone” post is one way we fulfill our mission. We want to encourage you to consider attending the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors’ (ACBC) Counseling Discipleship Training. Continue reading

The Sufficiency of Scripture for Biblical Counseling at SWBTS

John Babler

The Sufficiency of Scripture for Biblical Counseling at SWBTS

You’re reading the eleventh in a multi-part BCC Grace & Truth blog series on Biblical Counseling Education and Equipping. These posts are written by leading biblical counseling equippers/educators. In today’s post, John Babler of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary shares about The Sufficiency of Scripture for Biblical Counseling at SWBTS. Continue reading

Getting to Know Shepherds Seminary

Tom Zempel

You’re reading the tenth in a multi-part BCC Grace & Truth blog series on Biblical Counseling Education and Equipping. These posts are written by leading biblical counseling equippers/educators. In today’s post, Tom Zempel of Shepherds Seminary shares about Getting to Know Shepherds Seminary. Continue reading

Training with the Word for Worldwide Impact

Ernie Baker

Ernie Baker

Training with the Word for Worldwide Impact

You’re reading the ninth in a multi-part BCC Grace & Truth blog series on Biblical Counseling Education and Equipping. These posts are written by leading biblical counseling equippers/educators. In today’s post, Ernie Baker of The Master’s College shares about Training with the Word for Worldwide Impact. Continue reading