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Statement Regarding Mental Disorders, Medicine, and Counseling From ACBC

I. Mental Disorders and Biblical Counseling We live in a broken world full of people suffering with profound trouble and intense pain. One manifestation of that brokenness is the problem that our culture recognizes as mental disorder. Increasing numbers of people are diagnosed with these complex difficulties, which require wisdom and...

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ACBC MEMBERSHIP COVENANT UPDATE

Friends and Members of ACBC, The Association of Certified Biblical Counselors is at the beginning of our annual process of membership renewal. This is a crucial time in the life of our organization as our membership reaffirms their commitment to our standards of counseling doctrine and practice. The central way our...

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WHY A CONFERENCE ON HOMOSEXUALITY?

Homosexuality: Compassion, Counsel, and Care for Struggling People Why a Conference on Homosexuality? This week ACBC is announcing its 2015 annual conference on biblical counseling. We are excited that our conference will be devoted to helping those who struggle with homosexual desires. If homosexuality is not the most controversial topic in our culture...

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WHAT’S MEDICAL ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS?

Charles Hodges' plenary session from our annual conference this past October helps to answer this question. Plenary Session # 5 - Charles Hodges from ACBC on Vimeo. In this session Dr. Hodges discusses the relationship between disease and mental illness. He handles issues such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, OCD, depression and...

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GOSPEL TREASON

"Why am I not growing spiritually?" "Why is it so hard to stop doing what I shouldn't do and start doing what I should?" Common questions like these plague many. Brad Bigney gives insight into these questions as he explains his book Gospel Treason.   Don't miss our Annual Conference next month...

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BEHIND THE WRITING OF GOSPEL TREASON

"Why am I not growing spiritually?" "Why is it so hard to stop doing what I shouldn't do and start doing what I should?" Common questions like these plague many. Brad Bigney gives insight into these questions as he explains his book Gospel Treason.   Don't miss our Annual Conference next month...

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WHAT IS MENTAL ILLNESS? MEDICAL Q&A (PART 1)

Medicine Q&A (Part 1): What is mental illness? ACBC - Medicine Q&A What is Mental Illness from ACBC on Vimeo.   Mental illness is actually a hard thing to describe because there are numerous and competing efforts to define it.  Many in our culture point to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental...

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