Resources for Coping or Freedom from Slavery? Part Two

Pat Quinn

Pat Quinn

Biblical counseling does not offer religious resources for coping with the problems of life. Rather, it offers a deep, decisive, and progressive freedom from the counterfeits of legalism (law-keeping) and license (law-breaking). We experience this freedom in Christ as we “crucify the flesh,” “keep in step with the Spirit” and “through love serve one another.” Continue reading

Resources for Coping or Freedom from Slavery? Part One

Pat Quinn

Pat Quinn

Biblical counseling does not offer religious resources for coping with the problems of life. Rather, it offers a deep, decisive, and progressive freedom from all enslaving forms of performance-oriented law-keeping and enslaving patterns of law-breaking. In the gospel we have a divinely authoritative message of forgiveness, righteousness, freedom, and new life in Christ. And all this is experienced by trusting in the curse-bearing death of Jesus and receiving the blessing of the Holy Spirit. Continue reading

Musings of a French-Canadian Biblical Counselor: Biblical Counseling and the Concept of Integration

Matthieu Caron

Allow me in this blog to share with you some thoughts and pondering about the issue of integration and integrationistic counseling. For the reader who might not be familiar with this philosophical issue, I would define integration as “an effort to redeem psychological systems through the Bible (filter) in order to develop tools (systems and techniques) useful for the Christian who counsels.” Continue reading

Friday’s 5 to Live By

The BCC

The BCC

Friday's Five To Live By 2012

Each Friday our BCC staff links you to the top 5 biblical counseling and Christian living blog posts of the week—posts that provide robust, rich, and relevant insights for living. Continue reading