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Weekly Resource | The Challenges and Blessings of Counseling Children

"The Challenges and Blessings of Counseling Children" was a breakout session given by Caroline Newheiser at the 2015 ACBC Annual Conference, Homosexuality: Compassion, Care, and Counsel for Struggling People. Caroline Newheiser has a bachelors degree in elementary education, is a mom, has taught Sunday School for 20+ years and has...

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Grace Bible Church | Interview with Keith Palmer

Location: Granbury, TX Grace Bible Church's counseling training started as an avenue to train church members in discipleship. They offer free counseling to the public in their area. The church became an ACBC certified training center in 2010. They hold a Biblical Counseling and Discipleship Conference each year in the fall....

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Institute for Biblical Counseling and Discipleship | Interview with Jim Newheiser

Location: San Diego, CA The Institute for Biblical Counseling and Discipleship (IBCD) seeks to equip people to counsel in their local churches. They accomplish this goal through providing biblical training and observation on DVD as well as training people on site. They offer a one day conference in the spring as...

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Biblical Counseling and Discipleship Association of Southern California | Interview with Wayne Johnston

Location: Los Angeles, California The Biblical Counseling and Discipleship Association of Southern California (BCDASoCal) seeks to help churches in the Los Angeles to understand biblical counseling and to train their members about biblical counseling. They provide beginning training at churches throughout the Los Angeles area as well as offering more advanced counseling...

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ACBC16: Day 3 Highlights

Miss the conference? Below are the highlights from the last day of the 2016 ACBC Annual Conference: Truth In Love. Annual Conference: Truth in Love Session 1: Steve Viars, Senior Pastor of Faith Church in Lafayette, Indiana Quotes:  “Jesus Christ is really alive and fulfilling his promise to build his church.” “Barnabas was doing family of God work. Paul needed not one...

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The Master’s University | Interview with John Street

Location: Santa Clarita, CA The Master's University offers degrees in biblical counseling that help students to complete requirements for ACBC Certification. They offer an undergraduate in Biblical Counseling as well as a Masters in Biblical Counseling (MABC). It can be helpful for people who are not ACBC certified to work through...

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ACBC16: Day 2 Highlights

  Miss the conference? Below are the highlights from day two of the 2016 ACBC Annual Conference: Truth In Love. Annual Conference: Truth in Love Session 1: Richard Ganz, Senior Pastor of Ottawa Reformed Presbyterian Church Quotes:  “We need God not only in salvation, but for every single step for our sanctification as well.” “The flesh profits nothing.” “Our lives must not only be...

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ACBC16: Day 1 Highlights

Miss the conference? Below are the highlights from day one of the 2016 ACBC Pre-Conference and Annual Conference! Pre-Conference: Life Together Session 1: Leadership and Community Mark Vroegop, Lead Pastor of College Park Church Quotes:  "God has called us to live together for God’s glory and for the good of the church." "We speak the truth in love...

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Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries Lafayette, Indiana | Interview with Rob Green

Location: Lafayette, Indiana Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries began in 1977 under the leadership of Bob Smith and Bill Goode. They seek to offer biblical counseling training as well as biblical counseling to their church and the community. There are multiple options for biblical counseling training through Faith. First, an eleven week program...

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