How a person sees him or herself has a huge influence on that person’s view of the world and upon that person’s choices. When one’s self image is not securely rooted in God, then it is susceptible to impulses of society and culture and of one’s immediate surroundings, many of which are unhelpful. A leader’s character comes into play, for example, in dealing with frequent issues regarding money, sex, or power. This course shall assist the student in discerning his or her own weaknesses and developing strategies to balance the amount. Certainly in the interaction between men and women, leaders must develop clarity of conviction and practice in order to avoid questionable or abusive behavior or becoming a victim of such behaviors.
|TIME COMMITMENT||6 HOURS PER WEEK|
|DURATION||8 WEEKS + RESEARCH|
|VIDEO TRANSCRIPT||AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH|
|TOTAL TIME||40 HOURS IN TOTAL INCL. LECTURE AND RESEARCH|
One of the main pastoral tasks is providing biblical counsel for congregation members. The necessary knowledge and skills for this practice are best won in specific courses and practical training exercises. Foundational to this is a basic understanding of the various facets of modern Psychology.