Free Resources from the Biblical Counseling Coalition

The BCC

The BCC

The BCC exists to multiply the ministry of the biblical counseling movement by strengthening churches, para-church organizations, and educational institutions through promoting unity and excellence in biblical counseling. Our mission is to foster collaborative relationships and to provide robust, relevant … Continue reading

Why We Need to Equip and Be Equipped

Adam Embry

Equipping Series - Why We Need to Equip and Be Equipped

Equipping believers and being equipped is an important aspect of biblical counseling. Primarily from the Ephesians 4, there are several corresponding ways equipping and being equipped correspond and show us the necessity of equipping ministries in the local church. Continue reading

Teaching Resources for Equipping Counselors

Bob Kellemen

Bob Kellemen

Equipping Series - Teaching Resources for Equipping Counselors

Many times when people write about equipping, they provide excellent ideas. But often I hear people say: “I love those ideas, but do you have any resources so I don’t have to reinvent the wheel? And, any chance those resources are free!?” In response to questions like that from many educators, equippers, pastors, and biblical counselors, I’ve created the following free resources for Equipping Counselors for Your Church. Continue reading

On Equipping the Saints for Counseling Ministry

John Henderson

John Henderson

Equipping Series - On Equipping the Saints for Counseling Ministry

Several years into this cascade, I was studying through Ephesians and the passage from chapter 4 hit me like a freight train. In the face of this incredibly clear passage I had to admit that I was laboring in the opposite direction to God’s design and purpose. I was dominating the work of service, intentionally or not, and the saints were left on the outside. The body of Christ was not being built up because the very means God had given for the construction had been short-circuited. Beyond the practical problems I cited earlier, I had to come to terms with the fact that I was neglecting a huge and vital task God had clearly assigned. Continue reading

It Takes a Congregation

Bob Kellemen

Bob Kellemen

Equipping Series - It Takes a Congregation

Sadly, in some churches, the people of God are second-class citizens when it comes to the work of the ministry. If a “lay” person makes a hospital visit, that’s okay, but we want to know, “where’s my pastor!” Far too many “lay” people are recruited to fill a position and to fill a need, but not to fulfill a calling. Christ’s vision is so different. Pastors serve the people so God’s people can serve the congregation and community. Continue reading

What’s a Pastor to Do?

The BCC

The BCC

In Ephesians 4:11-16, the Apostle Paul highlights the Bible’s most powerful, focused vision statement for the Church. This passage offers God’s ministry description both for pastors and for every member. By distilling the essence of God’s call, His vision captures our imagination and motivates the shift in ministry mindset that changes everything. Continue reading

12 Most Visited BCC Free Resources of 2012

The BCC

The BCC

It’s that time of year. At the end of each year we like to direct you to the most visited free resources at the Biblical Counseling Coalition. With these direct links, you can visit or re-visit these top 12 BCC free resources to discover more about resources for your life and ministry. Continue reading