Story: Atheist Finds Jesus

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Former atheist Don Vos was scared, lonely, and depressed and then he found Jesus. This mini-autobiography is part of our ongoing series “A Counselee’s Story.” They’re shared by folks we’ve counseled at Biblical Counseling Center. Here’s Don. When I first walked into Biblical Counseling Center’s office, I was scared, lonely, depressed and looking for answers. I had just decided to give up … Read More

SUICIDE: Why Suicide?

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Suicide is. . . “a sense of hopelessness or inescapability, combined with a pattern of poor coping, a limited tolerance, and a flight from help coalesce in some manner to form suicidal intent.” – Jeffery S. Black That’s a dry definition of a loss that rips out the heart of loved ones left behind, isn’t it? Sometimes dry is all family … Read More

Interview with Dr. Ron Allchin, 2 of 2

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Friends, Dr. Ron Allchin, D. Min., shares his heart and this thoughts on God’s faithfulness to Biblical Counseling Center over the past 25 years! Read part 1 of this interview here.  Dr. Allchin extends to you an invition to our 25th Anniversary Celebration Banquet. Near the end of this post you’ll see a link to get your complimentary tickets. The more, the merrier as we enjoy … Read More

Story: Prodigal Husband, Pregnant Wife

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This is a story of a prodigal husband and his pregnant wife who counseled with Sherry Allchin. The husband had left “Jaye” for one of his coworkers. She was alone, hurt deeply, and angry with a baby on the way. Yet … she wouldn’t divorce. Then God did something amazing. (Here’s parts of a recent emails correspondence between Jaye and Sherry. … Read More

Marriage as Ice Cream Sundae!

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Marriage as an ice cream sundae? Yes, an ice cream sundae is an apt metaphor for building a delicious marriage. Snag the download here. To build a delicious marriage, you begin with a bowl. With this “spiritual” foundation, the other great stuff of marriage piles on top–first the social and intellectual aspects as you build a friendship and then the emotional … Read More

Saying Good-Bye Is Hard

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Saying good-bye is hard. . .so we’ll say see you later. Linda Powell is the BCC receptionist, who retires today. She truly cares, having lived terrible trials that became triumphs. . .all because of Jesus’ amazing love. This blog post gives you an insider’s view of our office and of the heart of a staffer. Linda, we love you! We will … Read More

MOMS: Becoming a Godly Mom

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Moms, this is a story of becoming a godly mother, married or single, in hard times and good times. Listen to Sherry Allchin’s story and her insights on the power, picture, and pattern of a mom who loves Jesus. She is a biblical counselor and teacher at Biblical Counseling Center, founded in 1989 by her husband Dr. Ron Allchin, D.Min. Be … Read More

Psychiatric Medicine: 3 Questions to Ask

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Psychiatric medicine–It’s a red-hot-button topic among some Christians. We at Biblical Counseling Center always encourage biblical counselors to cooperate with prescribing physicians and to defer to doctors’ directions for taking medicines and weening off medicines. At our training seminars and in our workshops, we stress that every individual has a story that God cares deeply about. God has something to … Read More

Husband Addicted to Porn!

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Is your husband addicted to porn? You are not alone. In the last days, perilous times shall come. Men…shall be lovers of their own selves….” 2 Timothy 3:1-5, ESV Pornography—it’s readily available everywhere from sex flicks to websites and online chat rooms, and as easy as “sexting” pictures of self to others. The format matters little; the results are the same … Read More

Story: Dad Finds Peace

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A dad find peace after something horrible happens to his daughter. In our ongoing series “A Counselee’s Story” you meet men and women just like you facing pain and getting help. Have you read the story of the troubled marriage restored? These are men and women we’ve counseled and who have found peace and hope through biblical counseling. To God … Read More