Counseling Resources available at Areopagus Center:
Training Program in Biblical Counseling
Areopagus Center for Christian Studies and Contemporary Culture
TRAINING IN BIBLICAL COUNSELING
MISSIONS AND GOALS
To strengthen the ministry of biblical soul-care in local churches by equipping pastors and lay Christians in the practice of biblical counseling/discipleship;
To help people/students learn how apply the biblical message to the problems of daily living;
To facilitate the development of of local churches through the ministry of soul-care.
The students should be recommended by their pastors/spiritual leaders and be actively involved in their church ministry, and prove a keen interest in (to) and commitment to the biblical counseling ministry in the local church.
The program is developed over a period of two years (January 2020 – November 2021), with weekend intensive modules, every two months, that consist in courses and seminars, (mainly on Friday 6pm-9pm and Saturday 9am-4pm). The training program also includes 20-30 hours of individual study per module.
The topics which will be addressed include: spiritual formation of a biblical counselor, marriage counseling, family counseling, specific issues (worry and anxiety, suffering, depression, abuse, grief, suicide, etc.), forgiveness and repentance, biblical counseling in local church.
Practical Component: 30 hours of supervised counseling (watching DVDs with specialized biblical counseling sessions, case studies and actual counseling).
TEACHERS & SUPERVISORS
Well-trained and experienced teachers and supervisors in the field of theology and biblical counseling, from Romania and abroad, among whom: Tim BROWN (ACBC, USA), Dr. Bob & Ruth FROESE (FBC, USA) Sorin GULER (pastor), Doug MARKESBERY (ACBC, USA), Dr. Alexandru NEAGOE (pastor).
ADMISSION FEE & TUITION
Admission Fee: 50 lei
Tuition Fee: 360 lei/year
CV and copy of most recent diploma
copy of ID
Registration period: September 15 – December 21, 2019