The Death Process: A Theological Perspective DP-1500-OLS
Course Purpose: The purpose of this course is to establish God’s part in and intended plan for every aspect of life, including the end of life (death) in order to properly counsel those experiencing death (either personally or through a relative or friend).
The course is not intended to debate bioethical, philosophical or political issues associated with death, but to establish a foundation for competently doing so from a Biblical Christian world view. This course will equip ythe student with a better foundation from which to understand and speak to the bioethical, philosophical and political issues from God’s perspective as revealed in His Word.
A Biblical Approach to Substance Abuse
Course Purpose: This course will discuss the secular models of addiction counseling with the biochemical addiction model being explored in some detail. These will be contrasted with the biblical views concerning the heart of man, habituation and rehabituation. The question of whether addiction and substance abuse are sins or sicknesses will be addressed. A process for counseling the addicted person is offered to illustrate the power of God's Word.
Biblical Foundation for Self-Awareness PH-1502-OLS
THE BIBLICAL FOUNDATION FOR SELF-AWARENESS - The purpose of this course is to direct the student to a Biblical foundation for understanding God’s idea for personal self-awareness. To lead the student through a Biblical assessment of the so-called “self-esteem” movement. To compare and analyze the prevailing secular attitude regarding self-esteem over against the Scriptural teachings related to these attitudes. To prepare the student to deal with the issue of self-esteem within a Biblical counseling regime.
A UNIQUE TWO-DAY SEMINAR ESPECIALLY DESIGEND
Church and the Law 101 CL-1500-OLS
Course Purpose: This seminar course will serve as a survey through the various areas of Federal and State Law that governs the church in formation, licensing, taxation, employment, contractual obligations, liability and negligence, property law, insurance, copyright, trademark and child protection laws. We will also discuss modern issues and the law enforcing those on the church. Modern issues are discussed for applicability and procedural application of the law. This course discusses all issues in light of current law in the United States not Church Law, Scripture or Canonical Law.
Course Objective: At the conclusion of this Seminar the Student will be able to identify and demonstrate a working definition of the major areas of law that regulate the Church and its various ministries and outreaches. The student will be able to identify regulatory issues, tax issues, reporting issues, accounting issues, employment issues and formation issues as well as property and liability issues within his/her church or ministry. Student will be up to date on recent laws regarding clergy and same sex marriage laws.
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