Biblical Preaching and Biblical Counseling: What Makes Them “Biblical”?

Bob Kellemen

Bob Kellemen

When the pastor preaches from the pulpit, he focuses on relating God’s truth to life. When the pastor shares in interactive, conversational ways in the pastoral counseling office, he focuses on relating God’s truth to life. The question I want us to consider is, “Should extra-biblical worldviews have a role in biblical preaching or biblical counseling?” Continue reading

The Challenge for White Biblical Counselors in a Diversifying Denomination

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

Mike, a beloved African-American member of our church, values the biblical counsel that our church provides for his life and marriage. However, he periodically struggles to receive the soul-care I provide because of what my whiteness represents to many black image-bearers here in the south. The honest tension that Mike and I periodically experience in our walk together creates a unique challenge that an increasing number of white biblical counselors are going to face as the Southern Baptist Convention progressively removes the stain of racism from the fabric of our most influential churches and institutions. Continue reading

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

Why Counselors Need Art

Andy Farmer

Andy Farmer

Some of our best preparation for counseling isn’t in reading counseling material, analyzing case studies or doing counseling observation. One way we can deepen our counseling well is by broadening our appreciation for art. Continue reading