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Cross Addiction

Cross addiction is your only hope, to point addicts to their only source of hope: Jesus Christ. Blog article by Justin Lakemacher of Redemption House.

Power and Control

Chris Moles explains the dynamics of power and control in abusive relationships

Deeper Faith in the Midst of Grief

Jenn Chenn shares about knowing the Lord in a new way as she grieved after the sudden death of her father

Book Review: Marry Wisely Marry Well

Are you single and worried about marrying the wrong person? Or do you fear that if you were to get married, it would only end in divorce? Ernie Baker has written a hope-filled book to calm your worries and fears called Marry Wisely, Marry Well: A Blueprint for Personal Preparation. If marriage is a future possibility, regardless of your current relationship status, this book provides biblical wisdom for how to marry wisely and marry well. Continue reading
It is heartbreaking to see dear Christian women suffer in emotionally abusive marriages. This book suggests a biblical approach for helping them. All proceeds are for supporting Belgian gospel workers. The book is now available

Forgiveness After Abortion

How can we care for women who have had an abortion and are suffering with regret and guilt. Julie Ganschow shares from her years of experience of helping these dear women.

Creative Counselling

Michael Hines shares some insights he gained about how to counsel creatively

Abuse - Heath Lambert's Story

Heath Lambert shares movingly about how the Lord brought life out of the darkness of abuse


Canadian conference - Hope in Suffering

Betty-Anne Van Rees invites us to join the Canadian Biblical Counselling Coalition as they host a conference about having hope in suffering

The Soul and Disability

When you support people with disabilities, do you ever wonder about the relationship of the soul to the disability. In this blog article for the Biblical Counseling Coalition, Lilly Park explores this with us

Where is Your Hope

The tragic death of a young infant causes Suzanne Holland to reflect on where she places her hope
Rick Thomas is offering another free book of the month. This time Dangerous Things - 10 Things You Do Not Want To Do

BCC Summit 2017: Disability and a Theology of the Body

Whether associated with painful disability or pleasurable delight, we want our experiences as bodily creatures to be understood through the lens of Scripture. If we are not guided carefully by Scripture it’s very easy to gravitate toward a distorted theology of the body that either exalts or demeans the body’s importance. This can lead to potential distortions in ministry to those struggling with disability. Continue reading:

4 Things I've Learned Counseling Addicts

Former heroine addict, Justin Lakemacher, of Redemption Houseshares 4 lessons he has learned while counselling addicts

Review - How Not to Raise an Addict

Ellen Castillo reviews  Mark Shaw's booklet How Not to Raise an Addict. Helpful for those of you who are seeking insight into how to protect children from becoming addicts later in life.

Free Webinar - How to Change

Rick Thomas is offering a free webinar on how to change. The webinar is on Tuesday evening, EST. All the information about participating is here


How to view the Bible, Neuroscience, and Psychological Research

What place do neuroscience, research psychology, and the Bible have when we are seeking to understand and help people? In this post, Dr. Bob Kellemen examines these fields.

Grief and Loss

Julie Ganschow, of Reigning Grace Counseling Center, shares from personal experience and many years of walking alongside others about helping people through grief and loss.

Receiving Criticism - Ernie Baker

Criticism is painful. How do you process it without turning bitter? Even better, how do you think about criticism in a positive way? Ernie Baker shares the insights he has learned through his years of pastoral ministry.

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Resources in Czech are available Didasko

A Small Book About a Big Problem Ed Welch

Every day of our lives we are surrounded by anger. From impatient drivers, to impatient people in a line, to conflict in personal relationships, anger is everywhere. In the counselling work that I do, I see the damage that anger does in the lives of countless people. Thankfully, many excellent books have been written about this subject that have been of invaluable help in counseling.
A Small Book About a Big Problemby Ed. Welch is such a book. Yet it is different to any other that I have read. It contains fifty meditations about anger with the purpose of helping the reader gain a heart of wisdom. Being written as meditations means that the reader can mull over the teaching on the subject and let it penetrate into his or her life. Welch defines anger as judging others as guilty and being easy on self, and argues that we need to judge self and run to wisdom while being a humble servant of Jesus and others.
As I read the book, I could see four broad areas that were covered:
The Nature of A…
Joni Eareckson Tada joined the recent annual summit meeting of the Biblical Counseling Coalition. Curtis Solomon reflects here on the summit, Joni's life, her legacy, and what it means for us to leave a legacy.


UK February Conference - Anger

In February, Biblical Counselling U.K. will be hosting a conference about dealing biblically with anger with Christopher Ash as speaker.

62 Gospel-Centered Books on Marriage, Marriage Counseling, and Pre-Marital Counseling

Bob Kellemen has kindly listed 62 gospel-centered book on marriage, marriage counselling, and pre-martial counselling. You can find the list here