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