A Twelve-Week Course In Biblical Counseling For The Adult Members Of Ekron Baptist Church, Ekron, Kentucky
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ABSTRACT A TWELVE-WEEK COURSE IN BIBLICAL COUNSELING FOR THE ADULT MEMBERS OF EKRON BAPTIST CHURCH, EKRON, KENTUCKY Wesley Raymond Pinkley, Jr., D.Min. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2015 Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Stuart W. Scott This project equipped a select group of adult members at Ekron Baptist Church to counsel people using biblical means. Chapter 1 provides the details of the project as well as the parameters by which it is exercised. Chapter 2 establishes the theological basis of the project by exploring five biblical passages on discipleship and the reliability of God’s Word. These scriptures demonstrate the sufficiency of Scripture to aid believers in living a transformed life. Chapter 3 provides a basis of practical application for uniting a man with God’s Word for sanctification. The ensuing methods assist the counselor and believer in addressing the heart of a person rather than symptoms alone or adapting behavioral management. Chapter 4 explains how the project implementation. Chapter 5 depicts the results of the project’s effectiveness toward reaching the desired goals. Statistical results are demonstrated as well as a depiction of strengths and weaknesses discovered in the course.