Friday’s 5 to Live By

The BCC

The BCC

Friday's 5 To Live By

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

“What’s in Your Training Plan?”

Ken Long

Ken Long

If you watched any of the “March Madness” college basketball, you are familiar with this advertising line, “What’s in your wallet?” For us today, let’s change that line slightly to, “What’s in your training?” Let’s talk together about some plans for instruction. Continue reading

4 Ways to Unite Preaching and Biblical Counseling

Nicolas Ellen

Pulpit and Personal Ministry of the Word--4 Ways to Unite Preaching and Biblical Counseling

You’re reading the fourth of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Uniting the Pulpit Ministry of the Word and the Personal Ministry of the Word. This series demonstrates that both preaching and biblical counseling are Word-based ministries. In Part One, Pastor Kevin Carson described how preaching helps counseling. In Part Two, Pastor Steve Viars explained how counseling helps preaching. In Part Three, Pastor Kevin Hurt pictures the beautiful synergy that occurs when these two Word-based ministries are united. Now in Part Four, Pastor Nicolas Ellen outlines four ways of connecting these two Word-based ministries. Continue reading

Two United Ministries of the Word

Kevin Hurt

Kevin Hurt

Pulpit and Personal Ministry of the Word--Two United Ministries of the Word

You’re reading the third of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Uniting the Pulpit Ministry of the Word and the Personal Ministry of the Word. This series demonstrates that both preaching and biblical counseling are Word-based ministries. In Part One, Pastor Kevin Carson described how preaching helps counseling. In Part Two, Pastor Steve Viars explained how counseling helps preaching. Now in Part Three, Pastor Kevin Hurt pictures the beautiful synergy that occurs when these two Word-based ministries are united. Continue reading

Reminders of Our Insufficiency

Steve Viars

Steve Viars

Pulpit and Personal Ministry of the Word--Reminders of Our Insufficiency

You’re reading the second of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Uniting the Pulpit Ministry of the Word and the Personal Ministry of the Word. This series demonstrates that both preaching and biblical counseling are Word-based ministries. In Part One, Pastor Kevin Carson described how preaching helps counseling. Now in Part Two, Pastor Steve Viars explains how counseling helps preaching. Continue reading

What You Hear on Sunday Helps You Counsel on Monday

Kevin Carson

Kevin Carson

Pulpit and Personal Ministry of the Word--What You Hear on Sunday Helps You Counsel on Monday

You’re reading the first of a four-part BCC Grace & Truth blog mini-series on Uniting the Pulpit Ministry of the Word and the Personal Ministry of the Word. This series demonstrates that both preaching and biblical counseling are Word-based ministries. Today, in Part One, Pastor Kevin Carson describes how preaching helps counseling. Continue reading