Biblical Theology Training for Biblical Counselors in the Tri-Cities Region of Tennessee
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This project sought to train biblical counselors to use insights from biblical theology in their counseling ministries. This was to help counselors in the Tri-Cities Region of Tennessee faithfully interpret and apply the Bible. Chapter 1 describes the state of biblical counseling in the region and the goals of this project. Chapter 2 provides biblical and theological exegesis of two passages of Scripture to show how the doctrine of inspiration lays a foundation for interpreting the Bible as a unified whole. Chapter 3 presents a theoretical and practical basis for training counselors to use a metanarrative reading of the Bible, biblical-theological themes, and the Bible’s symbolic universe to enrich their counseling. Chapter 4 describes the implementation and methodology of the project. Chapter 5 evaluates the efficacy of the project based on the completion of the project’s goals. Ultimately this project aimed to help counselors faithfully interpret the Bible.