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 2022 – November 2023), with weekend intensive modules, every two months, that consist in courses and seminars, (mainly on Friday 6pm-9pm and Saturday 9am-4pm).
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: Brad BRANDT (ACBC, USA), Tim BROWN (ACBC, USA), Dr. Bob & Ruth FROESE (FBC, USA), Sorin GULER (pastor, Baptist Church Cugir), Adrian HUDULIN (Senior Consultant, Train to Excellence), Doug MARKESBERY (ACBC, USA), Dr. Alexandru NEAGOE (pastor, “Bethel” Baptist Church Timișoara), Elena NEAGOE (counselor, Areopagus Center).