MIN2062-3 Marriage Counseling: A Cross-Cultural Approach

MIN2062 Marriage Counseling: A Cross-Cultural Approach (2 credits)

Marital distress is universal. This course attempts to address the void of pastoral training in marriage counseling. Founded on God’s Word, it begins by looking at a model of lasting change based on a biblical theology. Key biblical passages are examined to establish a clear understanding of God’s purpose for Christian marriage. A biblical-practicalmotive model of marriage counseling is presented Marriage illustrations from various cultures help show how the biblical model can be a powerful tool in the pastoral counselor’s hand.
Prerequisite or sequence recommendation:
None
Materials required:
IST: Marriage Counseling: A Cross-Cultural Approach by Joseph Lear
New International Version of the Bible

MIN2063 Marriage Counseling: A Cross-Cultural Approach (3 credits)

See description of MIN2062 Marriage Counseling: A Cross-Cultural Approach above. This course is the same as MIN2062 Marriage Counseling: A Cross-Cultural Approach except that a CRA must be completed. The textbook for the CRA is listed under “materials required.”
Prerequisite or sequence recommendation:
None
Materials required:
IST: Marriage Counseling: A Cross-Cultural Approach by Joseph Lear
CRA Textbook: People in Need of Change Helping People in Need of Change by Paul D. Tripp
New International Version of the Bible