The Dynamics of Biblical Change – 3 credit hours This course describes various views of personal spiritual growth and offers a biblical view of progressive sanctification. The concept of motivation is explored from a biblical perspective. A biblical view of self and evangelical perspectives concerning the issue of forgiveness are explained.
Introduction to Biblical Counseling – 3 credit hours This course offers a general introduction to biblical sufficiency-based personal ministry. The biblical basis for biblical counseling will be examined, biblical counseling will be defined, and the goal of biblical counseling will be explained. Biblical counseling will be distinguished from both humanistic, psychologically-based systems and evangelical integrationist theories. The essential qualities of an effective soul care provider will be detailed.
Doane Baptist Seminary MABC graduation celebration and ceremony
Biblical Counseling and Theology – 3 credit hours This course offers a consideration of the theological issues that form the basis of a biblical approach to personal ministry. It will consider the theological, anthropological, and soteriological presuppositions of treatment theory and seek to bring a thoroughly biblical critique to their foundational assumptions and methodology.
Biblical Counseling and Medical Issues (3 credits) This course is a survey of the physical and physiological factors that influence areas in a person’s life that may be of importance when counseling that person.
Common Issues Addressed in Counseling (3 credits) This course will address a variety of the challenges faced by Christians. These may include but not be limited to the following: the nature of Christian life, anger, fear, depression, homosexuality, anxiety, eating disorders, incest, child abuse, counseling youth, crisis counseling, the role of women in counseling and issues unique to women, and legal issues in counseling. It will also explore the common counseling problems and situations faced by the pastor and detail some possible pitfalls especially faced in today’s social environment.
Dr. Josh Mack will be teaching Marriage and Family Counseling to the MABC student of Doane Baptist Seminary.
Dr. Don Roy will be teaching A History and Analysis of Personal Ministry Systems to the MABC student of Doane Baptist Seminary.
Dr. Wayne Vanderwier will be teaching The Counseling Process and Counseling Procedures to the MABC students of Doane Baptist Seminary.
Biblical Counseling in the Local Church (3 credit hrs) This course provides instruction on how to develop a local church corporate culture of personal discipleship, how to select and equip counselors in and for the local church, and how to establish a local church biblical counseling and training center.