Imagine a friend comes to you because she is stressed that she might lose her job. Realizing that her anxiety is a result of her idols being threatened or harmed, you ask a few questions to try to discern the idolatry of her heart. Very quickly you conclude that she has made an idol of money. More than anything else, she is worried about what losing her job will mean to her finances. Money is the idol -> it is being threatened by a job loss -> she is stressed. Continue reading
Since the attacks of 9/11, our nation has been engaged in war for the longest period in our history. As a result, we have a growing number of men and women who have returned from the battlefield struggling with posttraumatic stress.
For many veterans the transition from the battlefield to the home front proves to be very difficult. They struggle with nightmares, sleep disturbances, anger, fear, and sadness over the losses they have suffered. Continue reading
At the Biblical Counseling Coalition, we love using our “megaphone” to fulfill our BCC mission: to advance the ministry of the biblical counseling movement. On weekends, we often highlight upcoming biblical counseling training events—like this weekend’s post highlighting a CCEF regional training conference: Anxiety: How God Cares for Stressed People. Continue reading
For some women this holiday season is not as joyous. For these women jingle bells is just a bunch of noise, winter wonderland has turned into a mud slushy that they are responsible for cleaning. For these women, the dreams of staying up all night cooking and cleaning has turned into frustrating nightmares. Continue reading
Jesus cares! Regardless of what is going on in your life today, remember, Jesus cares for you and offers you help, mercy and grace. Continue reading
Dr. Howard Eyrich Dr. Mark Shaw BCC Staff Note: As part of our BCC vision to “be a megaphone” for biblical counseling around the world, we are excited to share the following information about biblical counseling and discipleship training in … Continue reading
Stressed out. Worn out. Burned out. This has described me and a lot of my friends in ministry. The cares of life plus caring for others feels like a recipe for not only being used by God, but also used … Continue reading