Biblical Counseling for the Home
This courses will address the issues primarily related to marriage and family matters. The course will begin by examining the biblical foundations of the home as an institution designed by God. Among other things, it will discuss and biblically engage the following concepts: a theological marriage, biblical convictions for the home, biblical roles within the home, Christ-like communion, the basics of biblical parenting, and common counseling issues related to marriage and family concerns.
As a result of taking this course, the student will be able to 1) teach and counsel a theology of marriage using key biblical passages, 2) construct his/her own biblical convictions for the home, 3) outline the roles of husbands and wives with a view toward counseling strategies, 4) recognize the basic principles underlying authentic (i.e. biblical) parenting, 5) understand and teach the principles of Christ-like communication, and 6) design creative homework assignments for common family-related issues.
Note: This course has a required prerequisite - Introduction to Biblical Counseling.
- 35% - Research Paper (10-12 pages)
- 25% - Reading (1500 pages)
- 20% - Class Participation/Summaries
- 20% - Written Exercises (#1: Homework Worksheets; #2: Reading Worksheets)