Learn how to integrate the science of psychology into your care for others in your ministry. Classes in this track are intended for those who serve on church staff (both paid and unpaid), church elders, and those who lead recovery groups.
PLEASE NOTE: All times listed are EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME.
Please adjust for your own time zone accordingly.
Emotionally Healthy Ministry: Meeting the Needs of Members and the Ministry Staff.
MINISTRY TRACK, CLASS #1
Wade Cook, LPT
Saturday, August 5th @11:15 AM
Ministry is challenging emotionally for members and staff. The emotional needs of the church can be overwhelming unless the resources are available. Educating both the membership and ministry staff of the avenues available to meet the myriad of emotional needs encountered in ministry is vital.This class will generate ideas to pursue an emotionally healthy church.
Christian Counseling: The Integration of Scripture and Science
MINISTRY TRACK, CLASS #2
Dr. Gregg Marutzky
Saturday, August 5th @ 2:30 PM
This class will discuss the integration of biblical truths and principles and science to combine all of God's truth to help people holistically. The mind, body, and spirit are connected and therefore our helping approaches must consider the full needs of individuals. Historically Biblical counseling only used scripture and secular counseling uses evidence based approaches. Christian counseling integrates both in assisting people.
Becoming Wounded Healers: Responding to Religious Trauma or Church Hurts
MINISTRY TRACK, CLASS #3
Jennifer Lopez, LPCC
Saturday, August 5th @ 4:00 PM
This class will seek to educate the attendees regarding religious trauma and the myriad of symptoms of church hurts. The ministry of Jesus is to bring healing and not hurt. This class will educate attendees on the devastation of religious trauma and provide healthy instruction to bring healing from the hurts. Recognition of the triggers for retraumatization is also very important to avoid further injury.