Where’s Your Hope?

Ernie Baker

Ernie Baker

The next two posts will highlight the important hope as a basic characteristic of the Christian life. Dr. Baker also alerts us to the problem of false hopes that actually distract us from a life energized by expectant worship. Today, he focuses on the basic question: What is “hope” in the Bible? 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

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

God’s Worldwide Purpose & Biblical Counseling: Can You See the Connection?

Kevin Hurt

Kevin Hurt

It is true that the Truth of God’s Word will be lived out and applied differently from culture to culture, but the core and life-changing truths of Scripture remain the same. It is an all-sufficient Word to serve God’s global purpose of reaching the world, not just for salvation but for sanctification as well. If we truly believe this, then we should have the upmost confidence in God’s Word to transform other cultures at any point in time. Continue reading

How to Go On American Idol without Becoming One

Keri Seavey

My son has recently been given a mic through the reality talent competition called American Idol. This type of moment does not come often and it surely does not come cheap. One of the biggest challenges we have faced through this season is figuring out how not to become an American idol while doing American Idol! I mean, seriously: How can you do American Idol without becoming one? Continue reading

Fresh Hope for Marriage

Robert Cheong

Conflict Resolution Series--Fresh Hope for Marriage

Marriage is good, but marriage is hard. Conflict between us can pop up instantly with a disapproving look, a defensive response, or with an unmet expectation. God gives us timeless rhythms of grace we can live out not only in our weekly worship but also in our marriage daily. Continue reading

Falling In and Out of Love

Paul Tautges

Paul Tautges

Falling In and Out of Love

How easy it is for us as believers to fall out of love with Jesus in the same sense as the Ephesian believers did. “You have left your first love,” Jesus said to them (Revelation 2:4). Their deeds and toil and perseverance for Jesus and the gospel were noteworthy, commendable. But Jesus had one thing against them. Their primary passion had shifted from Jesus—alone—to all the things they were doing for Him and, no doubt, also things from Him. Continue reading