The Biblical Counseling Training Conference

Join us for a week of life-changing biblical counseling training.

#BCTConf Overview

The Biblical Counseling Training Conference is a week of equipping as biblical counseling leaders share the Word of Truth and how to minister that truth with grace, compassion, kindness, mercy, and love. 

  • Dates: February 11-16, 2024
  • Locations:
    Tracks 1-3 & 5-7: Faith Church East campus (5526 SR 26 East, Lafayette)
    Track 4: Faith Church West campus (1920 Northwestern Ave, West Lafayette)

As you interact with the 2,000+ counselors, and listen to our experienced speakers, you'll be challenged to become a more faithful disciple and disciple-maker. Please join us in February in Lafayette, Indiana in-person or virtually!  

pastors. teachers. authors

Featured Conference Speakers

All of our speakers are certified counselors who are actively doing biblical counseling ministry.

Dr. Steve Viars

Brad Bigney

Dr. Jeremy Pierre

Dr. Kevin Carson

Dr. Brent Aucoin

Janet Aucoin

Dr. Amy Baker

Dr. Rob Green

Your Biblical Counseling Training Conference was by far the most practical conference I have been to in my 13 years of ministry. The basic tools I’ve gained have been keeping me from becoming overwhelmed with people’s problems and keep hoping in the power of the Gospel, the Word, and the Spirit of God.
Josh Kappes
Elder, VerticalLife Church
training tracks

Your biblical counseling roadmap.

Choose from a variety of training tracks to help you grow in your biblical counseling skills.

BCTC | Preconference

This exciting one-day preconference on the Saturday prior to the BCTC explores topics guaranteed to help you grow as a counselor.
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Track 1 | Foundational Training

This track equips learners with the basic tools and knowledge necessary to minister the Word personally. Many will find this training helpful...
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Track 2 | Intermediate Training

Track 1 was amazing. You have started to minister the Word personally, but you find that need more help. Track 2 builds on...
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Track 3 | Advanced Training

The more that we minister, the more we realize we need additional training. This track meets that need. Track 3 provides additional...
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Track 4 | Ongoing Training

We all need progressive sanctification in our counseling. Counselors never stop learning. Track 4 meets the need for continuing...
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Track 5 | ACBC Exam Preparation

This track helps individuals pursue ACBC certification. We teach about and guide you through each question on the theology...
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Track 6 | Women’s Topics

Track 6 delivers robust training relevant to counseling women in today’s world. It discusses topics from the perspective of a female...
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Track 7 | Marriage & Reconciliation

Track 7 satisfies the ACBC lecture requirements needed in order to apply for both of these advanced specializations.
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Lunches During the Conference

There is an option to purchase a lunch ticket for all four days (Monday-Thursday) for $60 at registration. This option is only for advance orders, is nonrefundable, and no menu substitutions are allowed. There is a total of 400 tickets available. If you do not choose to order a lunch, you will need to make your own arrangements for lunch.

Travel & Accommodations

There are several options for traveling to/from Lafayette and accommodations overnight when you get here, including discounted rates at select hotels. Free housing is also available on a limited basis for those who otherwise cannot attend the conference, and that option, if still available, will be presented during the registration process.

Ready to counsel biblically?

Equipping ministry professionals and lay leaders - through in-person and virtual training - to skillfully, confidently, and lovingly minister God's Word to those looking for answers.