The power of Biblical counseling can be summed up in seven words: "The unfolding of Your words gives light" (Psalm 119:130). As never before in human history, our world needs light - the light of eternal truth.
Biblical counselors are trained to present the eternal truth of God's Word to individuals and families who are seeking to move past the false, shallow, and worthless advice of secular humanism. Countless lives are being ruined by the wages of sin (Romans 6:23), and countless individuals are desperately seeking truth.
Jesus said of the Word of His Heavenly Father, "Thy Word is truth" (John 17:17). He also said, "Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest" (Matthew 11:28). So many in our broken culture need rest - a rest that can only be found in Christ.
Properly trained Biblical counselors are prepared to lead the broken to the truth, and in that truth experience life as God created us to live.
The Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling
With A Focus On Sexual Addictions Counseling
is offered in cooperation with Pure Life Ministries
The M.A. in Biblical Counseling Sexual Addictions Counseling:
Program Curriculum (see course descriptions below):
Biblical counseling courses and degrees approved by:
The American Academy of Biblical Counselors
The Association of Certified Biblical Counselors
The International Association of Biblical Counselors
The purpose of this course is to help ensure that the student will begin his or her study program at Master’s with the basic information needed to move successfully toward graduation. For this reason, this course is mandatory of all new students.
Advanced Biblical Directionism Counseling I BD-501
The purpose of this course is to increase the student’s appreciation for the Bible as an adequate handbook for the human mind, and to supply the student with a functioning system for using the Bible as a counseling model.
Advanced Counseling Theology I AT-501
The purpose of this course is to present to the more advanced student to the broader scope of topics in the discipline of Systematic Theology and the relevance of these topics to the work of biblical counseling.
Advanced Essentials in Biblical Counseling I AE-501
This course will introduce the student to the broader aspects of multidimensional biblical (nouthetic) counseling. The student will have the opportunity to recognize, identify and recite these concepts.
Focus in Biblical Counseling I FB-501
The purpose of this course is to help the student apply the more advanced truths of Matthew 7:5 by understanding the eternal truths upon which Biblical Counseling rests so that they are better equipped to take these truths to others; to build a practical foundation for the students to enable them to identify those issues in themselves which are germane to the work they do with others.
Advanced Marriage and Family Counseling II MF-501
The purpose of this course is to further expose the student to a biblical approach to Marriage and Family counseling so that the student will acquire the basic knowledge of the biblical conceptions of family roles and interpersonal relationships, and be able to trace the importance of these data and interpret them in terms of the counseling process.
Understanding Sexual Addictions SA-501
The purpose of this course is to confront the student with the root causes of sexual addictions; to develop within the student an appreciation for the power of sexual addictions and the spiritual connection behind these addictions.
Understanding the Consequences of Sexual Sins Upon the Marriage Covenant SA-502
To acquaint the student with the generic issues concerning the consequences of sexual sins within the marriage covenant.
Understanding Pride as a Root of Habitual Sexual Sin SA-503
To confront the student with the ways pride manifests itself and provides a personal culture for a sexual addiction; to unfold to the student the biblical solution for dealing with pride and sexual addictions; and to create an appreciation for the power of God’s Word to bring deliverance and healing to the sexually addicted.
Understanding the Importance of Repentance in the Biblical Process of Deliverance SA-504
The purpose of this course is to teach the student about the importance of progressive sanctification; to teach the student about the goal of holiness.
Counseling Practicum CP-1520
This course will serve as the counseling program capstone for the student who has completed all of the other academic requirements for the Biblical Counseling degree program.
Bible Mastery BM-501
This course will provide the master’s level student with an opportunity to demonstrate a personal comprehension of the Bible as a continuum from the creation of the current heavens and earth to its recreation in perfection and righteousness.
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