2018 Biblical counseling and discipleship conference

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2018 Schedule

Weekend 1: Track 1

Session 1: Why Biblical Counseling? - Dan Kirk

Session 2: The Theological Foundations of Biblical Counseling - Terry Enns

Session 3: The Biblical Doctrine of Sanctification - Dale Johnson

Session 4: How to Grow and Change - Ernie Baker

Session 5: Conflict Resolution - Ernie Baker

Session 6: The Gospel in Biblical Counseling - Keith Palmer

Session 7: Gathering Data & Discerning Problems Biblically - Bryan Gaines

Session 8: Building Involvement & Giving Hope - Bryan Gaines

Session 9: Providing Instruction & Giving Homework - Dan Kirk


Weekend 1: Track 2

Session 1: Four G's - Part 1 - Ernie Baker

Session 2: Four G's - Part 2 - Ernie Baker

Session 3: A Biblical X-Ray into Relationship Dynamics - Part 1- Ernie Baker

Session 4: Confession and Forgiveness - Part 1- Keith Palmer

Session 5: Confession and Forgiveness - Part 2 - Keith Palmer

Session 6: A Biblical X-Ray into Relationship Dynamics - Part 2 - Ernie Baker

Session 7: Mediation - Part 1 - Ernie Baker

Session 8: Mediation - Part 2 - Ernie Baker

Session 9: Mediation Workshop - Ernie Baker

Session 10: Mediation Workshop - Ernie Baker


Weekend 2: Track 1

Session 1: A Biblical View of Marriage - Keith Palmer

Session 2: The Husband's Role - Stuart Scott

Session 3: The Wife's Role - Terry Enns

Session 4: Worship & The Heart - Brent Osterberg

Session 6: Communication - Dan Kirk

Session 7: Anger - Brent Osterberg

Session 8: Biblical Parenting - Part 1 - Bryan Gaines

Session 9: Biblical Parenting - Part 2 - Dan Kirk


Weekend 2: Track 2

Session 1: The Nature and Purpose of Marriage

Session 2: Keys to Successful Marriage Counseling

Session 3: The Husband's Role

Session 4: The Wife's Role

Session 5: Communication in Marriage

Session 6: Enjoying Intimacy and Dealing with Sexual Issues in Marriage

Session 7: Heading for a Divorce: What Can We Do to Save the Marriage?

Session 8: Parenting Issues in Marriage

Session 9: Interaction with Extended Family

Session 10: Counseling People with Financial Issues


Weekend 3: Track 1

Session 1: Comparison of Counseling Models - Dan Kirk

Session 2: Psychotropic Drugs and Biblical Counseling - Ken Basinger

Session 3: Depression - Keith Palmer

Session 4: Depression Case Study - Keith Palmer

Session 5: Worry & Fear - Stephen Yuille

Session 6: Trials & Suffering - Stephen Yuille

Session 7: Physical Illness - Dan Kirk

Session 8: Sexual Intimacy in Marriage - Brent Osterberg

Session 9: Sexual Sin - Bryan Gaines

Session 10: Qualifications of a Biblical Counselor - Brent Osterberg


Weekend 3: Track 2

Session 1: Pause Principle - Keith Christensen

Session 2: Reconciliation Q & A - Panel

Session 3: How to Live with a Bitter Person - Terry Enns

Session 4: Church Discipline and Restoration - Keith Christensen

Session 5: Divorce and Remarriage - Dan Kirk

Session 6: Ministry to Blended Families - Dan Kirk

Session 7: Living with an Ungodly Spouse - Keith Palmer

Session 8: Premarriage Counseling - Keith Palmer

Session 9: Family Worship - Dan Kirk

Session 10: Pursuing Peace When Others Refuse to Change - Jason Kruis



2016 biblical counseling and discipleship conference

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2016 Schedule

Weekend 1, Track 1:

Session 1 - Why Biblical Counseling - Dan Kirk

Session 2 - The Theological Foundations of Biblical Counseling - Terry Enns

Session 3 - The Biblical Doctrine of Sanctification - Keith Palmer

Session 4 - How People Change - Brent Osterberg

Session 5 - Worship & the Heart - Brent Osterberg

Session 6 - The Gospel in Biblical Counseling - Keith Palmer

Session 7 - Key Elements of Biblical Counseling – Part 1 - Bryan Gaines

Session 8 - Key Elements of Biblical Counseling – Part 2 - Bryan Gaines

Session 9 - Key Elements of Biblical Counseling – Part 3 - Dan Kirk


Weekend 1, Track 2:

Session 1 - Introduction to the ACBC Exams / Resources - Terry Enns

Session 2 - Theology 1 (Inspiration, inerrancy, authority) - Keith Palmer

Session 3 - Theology 2 (Sufficiency) - Dan Kirk

Session 4 - Theology 3 & 4; Counseling 18 (Sign Gifts & Revelation) - Keith Christensen

Session 5 - Theology 7 (Trinity) - Jason Kruis

Session 6 - Theology 8 (God’s Attributes) - Terry Enns

Session 7 - Theology 9 & 10 (Imago Dei / Anthropology) - Keith Christensen

Session 8 - Theology 5 & 6 (Anthropology & Psychology) - Terry Enns

Session 9 - Counseling 9 & 17 (Psychology Philosophies; Case Study) - Keith Palmer


Weekend 2, Track 1:

Session 1 - Qualifications of a Biblical Counselor - Brent Osterberg

Session 2 - Comparison of Counseling Models - Dan Kirk

Session 3 - A Biblical View of Marriage - Kevin Carson

Session 4 - The Husband’s Role - Terry Enns

Session 5 - The Wife’s Role - Kevin Carson

Session 6 - Biblical Sexuality - Kevin Carson

Session 7 - Biblical Parenting – Part 1 - Bryan Gaines

Session 8 - Biblical Parenting – Part 2 - Dan Kirk

Session 9 - Parents and Their Adult Children - Dale Johnson


Weekend 2, Track 2:

Session 1 - Theology 12 & 13 (Hypostatic Union and Atonement) - Terry Enns

Session 2 - Theology 14 & 15 (Faith and Justification) - Dale Johnson

Session 3 - Theology 16 & 19 (Distinguish Justification and Sanctification) - Keith Palmer

Session 4 - Theology 17; Counseling (Repentance and Lordship) - Brent Osterberg

Session 5 - Counseling 1 & 2 (First Session / Involvement) - Bryan Gaines

Session 6 - Counseling 3 (Biblical Theology of Emotions) - Keith Palmer

Session 7 - Counseling 4 (Anger) - Kevin Carson

Session 8 - Counseling 5 (Depression) - Keith Christensen

Session 9 - Counseing 6 (Anxiety and Fear) - Kevin Carson


Weekend 3, Track 1:

Session 1 - Counseling Depression - Keith Palmer

Session 2 - Depression Case Study - Keith Palmer

Session 3 - Biblical Communication - Brent Osterberg

Session 4 - Counseling Anger - Brent Osterberg

Session 5 - Biblical Confession and Forgiveness - Dan Kirk

Session 6 - Counseling Sexual Sin - Bryan Gaines

Session 7 - Psychotropic Drugs and Biblical Counseling - Ken Basinger

Session 8 - Counseling Physical Illness - Dan Kirk

Session 9 - Physical Illness Case Study - Dan Kirk


Weekend 3, Track 2:

Session 1 - Theology 18 & 20 (Union with Christ; Synergism) - Jason Kruis

Session 2 - Theology 21 (Role of the Holy Spirit) - Terry Enns

Session 3 - Theology 22; Counseling 18 (Holy Spirit "Speaking") - Keith Palmer

Session 4 - Counseling 8 (The Devil) - Terry Enns

Session 5 - Theology 11 (Complementarian vs. Egalitarian) - Keith Christensen

Session 6 - Counseling 10; Theology 23 & 24 (Ecclesiology & Counseling ) - Dan Kirk

Session 7 - Counseling 7 & 11 (End of Counseling & Confidentiality) - Keith Palmer

Session 8 - Counseling 12, 14, 19 & 20 (Data / Strategy / Homework) - Keith Palmer

Session 9 - Counseling 13 & 15 (Counseling & Medicine) - Keith Palmer