CREDITS: 3 Credit Hours DURATION: January 18 - May 4, 2022 PRICE: $435.00 INSTRUCTOR: Jason Carr
COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is a general introduction to biblical pastoral counseling, including an overview of current trends in counseling theory and practice and the role of counseling in public, private and church settings. The approach to soul care that will be taught relies upon the sufficiency of Scripture and is centered in the gospel. The class will present a basic counseling methodology that will be applied to common counseling situations including biblical peacemaking, anger, fear, worry, and depression.
REQUIRED TEXTBOOK(S): "The Couch and the Cross" J.R. Ensey, 1999, Advance Ministries Willis TX ISBN:0-7392-0424-6
"Competent to Counsel" Jay E. Adams, 1970, Zondervan, Grand Rapids, MI. ISBN: 0-310-51140-2
"Battlefield of the Mind" Joyce Meyer, 1995, FaithWords, New York, NY ISBN: 978-0-446-69109-3
"Instruments in the Redeemer's Hands" Paul David Tripp, 2002, P&R Publishing, Phillipsburg NJ. ISBN: 0-87552-607-1