A proposed name change for NANC

This weekend, Heath Lambert, the executive director elect of NANC announced that next month the board of directors for NANC will be proposing a name change for its organization.  The newly proposed name will be the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).  Lambert outlined three reasons for the name change: Earlier this year, NANC’s board […]

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Biblical counseling resources

The latest edition of the Journal of Biblical Counseling has recently been released.  You can read the entire issue online, or download it as a PDF for free until the next issue is released. A couple of articles that looked particularly interesting included: Paul Tripp, “Feeling Lost in the Middle of Your Life.” Ed Welch, […]

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NANC Leadership Transition

A few weeks ago, at the 2012 NANC Biblical Counseling Conference, the Board of the National Association of Nouthetic Counselors (NANC) announced that they had voted unanimously to elect Heath Lambert as the next Executive Director of NANC, effective October 1, 2013.  As part of the transition to this new role, Heath will serve as […]

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Changes at NANC

The National Association of Nouthetic Counselors (NANC) has been served well for the past 15 years by the leadership of Randy Patten as its executive director. The past week, at its annual conference, NANC announced that its board …voted unanimously to elect Heath Lambert as executive director, the organization announced, Oct. 2. Lambert, who is […]

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Discipleship Conference

This fall, our church will again be hosting our Biblical Counseling and Discipleship Conference. This conference will be held over three weekends in the months of September (21-22), October (12-13), and November (9-10). This conference fulfills the basic training requirement for becoming a certified counselor through NANC (currently, we are still the only training center […]

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Biblical counseling training

This fall, our church (Grace Bible Church) will again be hosting a biblical counselor training conference. The 30-hour training, done over 3 weekends during the months of September, October, and November, fulfills the basic training requirement to become certified as a biblical counselor by NANC. The conference is very inexpensive ($75 for all three weekends) […]

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NANC certification complete!

Nearly four years after I began the process, (3 years, 11 months, to be exact), today I completed the NANC certification process. A couple of thoughts about the process: I am grateful for the rigor and demands of the process.  The discipline of study for the basic training and the exams were good for my […]

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