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Sermons/Sunday Schools in the series Biblical Counseling 101:

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How to Counsel, Part 2

In this tenth and final lesson of the Biblical Counseling 101 class, Pastor Dave Capoccia finishes presenting a practical method for counseling based on biblical principles. Pastor Dave explains the last four steps of this method in part 2: 1. Begin Counseling 2. Gain Involvement 3. Gather Data 4. Interpret Data 5. Provide Instruction 6.…

The Biblical Process of Change

In this sixth lesson, Pastor Dave Capoccia overviews what the biblical process of change toward greater Christ-likeness looks like. First, Pastor Dave takes a macro view of what should be the biblical expectation regarding change over one’s lifetime. Second, Pastor Dave takes a micro, more moment-by-moment view of how what one loves and worships in…

Biblical Counseling and Psychology

In this fifth lesson, Pastor Dave Capoccia examines psychology and its theories of the person from a biblical perspective. Pastor Dave first gives some introductory information regarding psychology and then compares the theories of six influential psychologists with the teaching of God in the Bible.

Biblical Counseling and Psychotropic Drugs

In this fourth lesson, Pastor Dave Capoccia considers what the truths from the previous lessons about the Bible’s sufficiency and the mind-body connection mean for the issue of psychotropic drugs. Pastor Dave overviews the topic of psychotropic drugs from a biblical perspective and then considers a few frequently asked questions.

The Bible’s Sufficiency for Counseling

In this second lesson, Pastor Dave Capoccia discusses how the Bible is totally sufficient for the Christian life, including for counseling people about their problems. Pastor Dave presents the Bible’s sufficiency in three points: 1. The Bible Claims Sufficiency 2. The Bible Illustrates Sufficiency 3. The Bible Demonstrates Sufficiency