15:14 Ep. 023 – Garrett Higbee

The BCC

The BCC

Curtis interviews Garrett Higbee, former Executive Director of the Biblical Counseling Coalition about his new ministry roles. Dr. Higbee shares about 12 Stones ministry and what a retreat there entails as well as his service consulting churches on developing soul care ministry. Continue reading

When Trauma Comes to Church

Judy Dabler

Judy Dabler

Believers have the Spirit of God, the Word of God, and the people of God to rely on. These three resources make the body of Christ competent to handle even the toughest matters that come its way. Paul thought so, anyway. Continue reading

A Vision for Soul Care in the Church

Andrew Rogers

A vision for soul care, counseling and discipleship helps the church unify around a goal and purpose for counseling in the church. Important to the growth of the church are the people of the church regularly engaging in ministering the Word to one another. A vision for this that is well articulated will help foster such church growing activity. Continue reading

The Power of the Gospel: The Baylight Counseling Story

Joshua Waulk

Joshua Waulk

The Power of the Gospel--The Baylight Counseling Story

At the Biblical Counseling Coalition, we love using our “megaphone” to fulfill our BCC mission: to advance the ministry of the biblical counseling movement. Each day this week our megaphone will help you learn more about a vital biblical counseling ministry—like today’s post from Joshua Waulk of Baylight Counseling. Continue reading

Why Small Group Leaders Need To Be “OCD”

Garrett Higbee

Garrett Higbee

Small Group Ministry Series - Why Small Group Leaders Need To Be “OCD”

So when we say “OCD,” it’s just a play on words. It is not about struggling with obsessive thoughts or compulsive behavior. Our use of “OCD” here is different; it is an acronym for three words that describe a shepherd, “observant, clarifying and discerning.” Proverbs 27:23 states that we should know our flocks well. A good small group leader who is a first responder in soul care is: a careful observer, he or she seeks clarity, and practices spiritual discernment. All three qualities make up godly assessment which helps us to avoid presumption and develop the best way to care for our people. Continue reading

Old School Counseling, Part 1

Adam Embry

Pastoral counselors can have their theology and practice informed by reliable pastoral practices from church history. I believe that the theology and practice of the English Puritans can help biblical counselors avoid these stumbling blocks and be more faithful to God’s Word. Continue reading

Uncommon Community

Garrett Higbee

Garrett Higbee

Backed by biblical wisdom and over 30 years of counseling experience, Dr. Garrett Higbee’s stirring four-part DVD series will transform the way you care for one another. For small group leaders, small group members, and church counselors alike, Uncommon Community: Biblical Soul Care in Small Groups is more than a teaching series; it’s a life-changing, game-changing opportunity to come together in a Christ-centered, gospel-saturated fellowship of believers. Continue reading