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Mobile Ed: CO111 Gospel-Centered Counseling (7 hour course)
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Mobile Ed: CO111 Gospel-Centered Counseling (7 hour course)

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Lexham Press 2014–2018

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Overview

Learn theological and practical methods for focusing your counseling on Christ’s redemptive work on the cross. With over 24 years of Bible-based counseling experience, celebrated author Elyse Fitzpatrick shows how the gospel applies in everyday situations and emphasizes the power of God’s Word to change lives. This course provides sample case studies that demonstrate how to best counsel and minister to broken and hurting people. Elyse Fitzpatrick imparts how the work of Christ can transform both your life and the lives of those you encounter.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion you should be able to:

  • Apply the good news of the gospel to everyday issues in a counseling setting
  • Emphasize theologically significant terms such as adoption, transformation, sanctification
  • Identify the Sad Moralist and the Happy Moralist in yourself and others
  • Discuss the relationship between emotions, mind, and will
  • Understand the power of the gospel to transform relationships
  • Centralize the message of the gospel: the love of God in Christ
  • Apply the gospel to broken areas and relationships in your own life

Course Outline

Introduction

  • Introducing the Speaker and the Course

Unit 1: What Do You See?

  • How Do I Imitate God?
  • Using Thematic Outlines to Preach or Teach a Passage
  • New Testament Indicatives
  • Locating All the Imperative Forms in Ephesians 4
  • Beloved Child or Begrudging Slave
  • Discovering Biblical References for the Term “Beloved”
  • Becoming a Beloved Child
  • When the Gospel Is Forgotten
  • A Case Study: Madeline

Unit 2: Seeing Your Savior

  • How Do I See Christ?
  • The Gospel in Counseling
  • Means of Grace: Hearing the Gospel Preached
  • Preaching for Transformation
  • Creating a Custom Collection of Counseling Resources
  • Means of Grace: Studying Scripture
  • Means of Grace: The Sacrament of Baptism
  • Means of Grace: The Sacrament of the Lordʼs Supper
  • Means of Grace: Fellowship
  • Fellowship: Speaking the Truth in Love
  • Fellowship: Riches in Jars of Clay
  • Finding New Testament References to Loving One Another
  • The Hope of Transformation
  • Jesus Models Transformational Life
  • The Light of Christ Increases

Unit 3: God’s Immeasurable Love

  • What Is the Nature of God’s Love?
  • Finding Verses that Speak about God’s Love
  • Lovelessness: The Root of Disobedience
  • Love: The Root of Obedience
  • The Nature of God’s Love
  • Finding References to God’s Steadfast Love in the Psalms
  • The Hope of God’s Love
  • The Delight of God’s Love
  • The Power of God’s Love
  • A Case Study: Doug

Unit 4: God’s Love and Our Hearts

  • Who Are the Happy and Sad Moralists?
  • The Happy Moralist: Before Jesus
  • Conducting a Character Study on the Pharisees with the Bible Facts Tool
  • The Happy Moralist: Humbled by the Law
  • The Happy Moralist: The Prescription
  • The Sad Moralist: Before the Cross
  • The Sad Moralist: Submission to Grace
  • The Sad Moralist: The Prescription
  • Receiving the Love of God: The Gospel-Centered Christian
  • A Case Study: Jeannie

Unit 5: Gospel-Centered Counseling

  • What Is Gospel-Centered Counseling?
  • Counseling from Scripture
  • Counseling in Balance
  • Counseling in Context
  • Counseling from the Gospel
  • Transformed by the Gospel: Jacob and Laban
  • Transformed by the Gospel: The Welcoming Father
  • A Case Study: Ernest

Unit 6: The Gospel and Our Sanctification

  • What Is Sanctification?
  • Using Bible Concordances to Find References for Sanctification
  • Sanctification: Union with Christ
  • Sanctification: Joy in Christ
  • Sanctification: Rest in Christ
  • A Case Study: Pastor Jack

Unit 7: The Gospel and Our Emotions

  • Cultural View of Emotions
  • Biblical View of Emotions
  • Investigating the Meaning of the Term “Heart”
  • Emotional Response
  • Emotional Transformation
  • Emotional Complexity
  • Emotional Interpretation
  • The Gospel Impact
  • A Case Study: Sally and Chad

Unit 8: The Gospel and Our Relationships

  • Relational Rootedness
  • Relational Understanding
  • Relational Transformation

Conclusion

  • Gospel-Centered Counseling Summary

Product Details

  • Title: CO111 Gospel-Centered Counseling
  • Instructor: Elyse Fitzpatrick
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Product Type: Logos Mobile Education
  • Resource Type: Courseware, including transcripts, audio, and video resources
  • Courses: 1
  • Video Hours: 7

Video lectures from this course are also available separately on DVD.

About Elyse Fitzpatrick

Elyse Fitzpatrick has been counseling women since 1989. She is a member of the National Association of Nouthetic Counseling, a retreat and conference speaker, and is the head of Women Helping Women Ministries. Fitzpatrick has a certificate in biblical counseling from CCEEF in San Diego and an MA in biblical counseling from Trinity Theological Seminary.

She is the author of more than 15 books, including Love to Eat, Hate to Eat. Fitzpatrick has developed an extensive curriculum in biblical counseling and has trained students in both North and South America.

Getting the most out of Mobile Ed

Getting the most out of Mobile Ed

Logos Mobile Education is a highly effective cross-platform learning environment that integrates world class teaching with the powerful study tools and theological libraries available in Logos Bible Software. Every course provides links to additional resources and suggested readings that supplement the lecture material at the end of every transcript segment.

This course comes with an Activities resource that functions as a type of “workbook” for the course. This resource includes learning activities such as: places for you to respond to reflection questions, exercises that will challenge and show you how deepen your understanding of this course by using specific Logos tools and resources, tutorial videos on different features of Logos Bible Software, and links to relevant Logos guides and tools. A link to open the Activities resource is conveniently placed at the end of every segment.