The History and Analysis of Ministry Systems – 3 credit hours This course reviews and critiques the theories and theoreticians of both humanistic and biblical worldview-based counseling.
The Counseling Process and Counseling Procedures – 3 credit hours taught by Dr. Wayne A Vanderwier This course provides an overview of a comprehensive, biblical, methodological model for promoting God-glorifying change in people. It also details specific procedural aspects of the ministry skill of biblical counseling.
Research Methods and Writing – 3 credit hours taught by Dr. Jim Ehrhard This course explains academic research methodology and the method for writing academic research papers in proper form and style.
Common Issues Addressed in Biblical Counseling – 3 credit hours 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.
Biblical Counseling and Theology – 3 credit hours taught by Andrei Murzin 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.
Dr. Wayne A Vanderwier will be teaching Biblical Counseling 2 to second year students of Elet Szava, Toalmas, Hungary