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What Does the Bible Say About Divorce and Remarriage?

James Newheiser, Jr. answers the question, “What does the Bible say about divorce and remarriage?” He addresses: Biblical grounds for divorce (:40) Unfaithfulness, repentance, forgiveness, and reconciliation (1:24) Abandonment and sanctification (6:00) When a spouse leaves (10:21) Abuse as a form of abandonment (12:25) When the abuser is a “believer” (14:40) The nature of the […]

Hope + Help for Parenting Methods with Jim Newheiser

In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, Christine Chappell interviews author and IBCD Executive Director Dr. Jim Newheiser about his book, Parenting is More Than a Formula. During the conversation, Jim summarizes common Christian parenting methods and examines the dangers of adopting unbiblical or extra-biblical approaches to child-rearing. Jim also demonstrates how belief in […]

Why I Don’t Want or Need a License to Counsel

Why I Don’t Want or Need a License to Counsel

BCC Staff Note: The following post by Dr. Jim Newheiser is the first article in a several-part series that addresses whether biblical counselors should consider state licensure. As a coalition, the BCC has invited several of our Council Board members to share their diverse perspective. We encourage readers to “join the conversation” and post thoughtful […]

The Ministry of the IBCD

The Ministry of the IBCD

BCC Staff Note: Part of the BCC vision is to be a “megaphone” for biblical counseling ministries. In this weekend’s post, we have asked Jim Newheiser to tell us more about the IBCD. What is IBCD? IBCD (The Institute for Biblical Counseling and Discipleship), which was founded in the early 1980s by George Scipione as […]