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ABC National Conference 2019 Plenary Outlines
Plenary 3 - “The Gospel and Change” – John Henderson
ABC National Conference 2019 Track Outlines
An Introduction to Biblical Counseling
Objective: To introduce a biblical counseling paradigm of ministry, including a God-centered view of creation, a Christ-centered view of redemption, a Spirit-dependent view of transformation, a biblical view of people, and a lively, practical, and exegetical view of counseling ministry.
Session 1 - A Brief History
Session 2 - The Bible and Counseling
Session 5 - Biblical Counseling and Change
Session 6 - The Counselor and Methodology
Session 7 - The Sufficiency of Scripture and Creation Grace
Objective: To present a biblical understanding of depression, showing how gloriously Scripture speaks to the phenomena we call depression, and then give specific, Christ-centered, and exegetically sound guidance for counseling those who suffer with the various expressions of depression.
Session 1 - Seeing Depression in Scripture
Session 2 - Understanding Depression from Scripture
Session 3 - Soul, Body and Relationships
Session 4 - Listening to Depression in Others
Session 5 - Setting a Course into Ministry
Session 6 - Tracking Counseling Themes
Session 7 - Making Connections to the Gospel
Session 8 - Growing in Christ Over Time
Objective: To carefully define domestic violence, present a biblical understanding of the trouble, and then provide practical, Christ-centered, and exegetical sound guidance for those who counsel marriages where violence is or has been a reality.
Session 1 - What is Domestic Abuse?
Session 5 - Caring for Victims
Session 6 - Responding to Abuse: Correcting Perpetrators
Session 7 - Separation, Divorce, and Reconciliation
Objective: To define post-traumatic stress, beginning with modern terminology but moving into biblical categories and terms, provide a biblical understanding of the phenomena, and then offer practical, Christ-centered, and exegetically rich training for those who minister to men and women suffering in this way.
Track E (SOLD OUT)
Objective: To present a biblical understanding of addictions, both their nature and their causes, as well as practical, Christ-centered, and exegetically sound approaches to care, counsel, and change.
Objective: To present a biblical understanding of marriage, and a Christ-centered approach to care, counsel, and change.
Session 1 - Marriage After God’s Heart
Session 2 - Oneness in Marriage
Session 3 - God’s Design for Romance & Sex
Session 4 - Your Story Matters
Session 5 - Redemption After Sexual Sin in Marriage
Session 6 - Trust Makes a Difference
Session 7 - Communication & Conflict Resolution
Session 8 - The Key to a Gospel-Centered Marriage