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Grace for botched conversations

Grace for botched conversations

Some years ago, working on church staff in a multiethnic church, I asked my pastor, "Can you help me get an idea of ways I can avoid putting my foot in my mouth?" He just smiled and said, "Oh, you will put your foot in your mouth." Of course he was right. In a...

New CCEF Resources and Virtual Pastors Conference

New CCEF Resources and Virtual Pastors Conference

Mike Emlet’s new book, Saints, Sufferers, and Sinners: Loving Others as God Loves Us, has just been released and is being featured in a series of podcasts you can access for free here. CCEF is also hosting a virtual conference for pastors that you can learn more about...

Free resource on racial trauma

Free resource on racial trauma

We recently posted a link to a limited-time, free article by Ed Welch from the Journal of Biblical Counseling, and in it he surveys three popular books on trauma and the body, and he engages them with thoughtful biblical reflections.  Today we want to share another...

Care for Counselors and Ministry Leaders: BRCC Consultation Groups

Care for Counselors and Ministry Leaders: BRCC Consultation Groups

BRCC seeks to be a help and support to those doing church-based ministry, and especially pastoral and lay counselors who often serve on the front lines of bringing the Word of God into the problems of life. Earlier this year we launched our first distance consultation...

When Your Shelter-in-Place Is Not a Shelter (Dale Kuiken)

When Your Shelter-in-Place Is Not a Shelter (Dale Kuiken)

For many of us, the novel coronavirus pandemic has brought significant anxiety. Some handle it well, and are taking advantage of some wonderful family time, togetherness, or getting caught up on things around the home. But sadly, for others, it can increase fear and...

After an Affair Podcast Interview Posted

After an Affair Podcast Interview Posted

Christine Chappell has posted on the Hope and Help podcast an interview at this link with our director, Michael Gembola, on After an Affair: Pursuing Restoration.