For Parents of a Prodigal: Hope through the Pain

Mark Shaw

Mark Shaw

Parenting pain is deep and real when a child rebels to the point of prodigal living. There are a plethora of sound biblical resources available to hurting parents and some are listed here. The BCC is a great place to start looking for people resources, book resources, and hope from Jesus Christ and His Word of Truth. Biblical counseling within the Body of Christ has exploded all over the nation and there are lots of people willing to walk graciously with you down this hurting path of parenting a prodigal. Readers are encouraged to not walk alone. Continue reading

Autism Speaks

Pamela Gannon

Pamela Gannon

What exactly is autism? How did this happen to my child? What kind of help will they need? Will they ever go to school, have friends, get married, have a family, get a job? What is God doing? With rates of autism rising, counselors will be in a position to help parents struggling with these and other questions. This post will briefly consider issues that parents of autistic kids will likely face and give initial direction for counsel. Continue reading

New Talking Points for the “Talk”

Joe Keller

Joe Keller

I have realized the talk with my eldest son is not the same talk that I will be having with my youngest son. The truth has not changed, but the world they live in has. As many of you know, transgenderism has become a part of our national dialog and is moving directly into the educational curriculum in America. The conversation on the playgrounds and in our neighborhoods about the birds and the bees is changing. How should we as parents respond? Continue reading