SCM 607: Pastoral Theology
A study of the biblical basis for pastoral ministry. Includes examination of the qualifications and responsibilities of the office of pastor, evaluation of the various forms of church leadership and organizational polity, discussion of biblical instructions for pastoral care and church discipline, readings in the available literature, and formation of a biblical philosophy of ministry.
SCM 630: Counseling Children & Adolescents
This course deals with biblical counseling principles and procedures for helping elementary and secondary school-age children. Case study examples will encourage application of course content.
Prerequisite: SCM 632.
- Dates: October 27 – December 13
- Register by: October 13
The Biblical View of Self-Esteem, Self-Love, and Self-Image
Harvest House Publishers, 1986
The Heart of Anger: Practical Help for Prevention and Cure of Anger in Children
Calvary Press, 1998
Shepherding a Child's Heart
Shepherd Press, 1998
Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens
Tripp, Paul David
P & R Publishing, 2001
The Young Peacemaker: Teaching Students to Respond to Conflict in God's Way
Shepherd Press, 1997
SCM 675: Theology of Missions
An examination and systemization of the teaching of Scripture on the subject of world evangelism. Includes a comparison and contrast of the biblical model with contextualized theologies such as Minjung theology, Black theology, Hispanic theology and African theology.
SCM 695: Biblical Counseling Capstone
Provides practical biblical counseling experience for students who have completed at least 24 credits. The student will observe 10 hours of biblical counseling, be involved in 60 hours of practical biblical counseling experience, be involved in a minimum of 10 hours of an outreach ministry, and read and evaluate a book on biblical counseling case studies. A final comprehensive examination will assess the student's knowledge of biblical counseling.
SCM 637: Marriage & Family Counseling
Methods of marriage and family counseling within the church setting. Premarital counseling.
Prerequisite: SCM 632.
SCM 631: Theories of Counseling
An examination of the counseling theories of prominent Christian psychiatrists, psychologists and counselors, such as Jay Adams, Gary Collins, Larry Crabb, Frank Minirth, Charles Solomon and others. Students will be guided toward the development of a distinctly Christian counseling model.
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