In this ninth lesson of the Biblical Counseling 101 class, Pastor Dave Capoccia begins presenting a practical method for counseling based on biblical principles. Pastor Dave explains the first four steps of this method in part 1: 1. Begin Counseling 2. Gain Involvement 3. Gather Data 4. Interpret Data
In this eighth lesson in the Biblical Counseling 101 Sunday school class, Pastor Dave Capoccia examines two more topics commonly misunderstood yet central to the Christian life and biblical counseling: forgiveness and the past.
In this seventh lesson of the Biblical Counseling 101 class, Pastor Dave Capoccia looks at two frequently misunderstood topics that are so important in the process of biblical change: guilt and repentance.
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…
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.
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.
In this third lesson, Pastor Dave Capoccia explains how the physical body factors into biblical counseling. Specifically, Pastor Dave discusses from Scripture man’s fundamental makeup, the body’s effect on the mind, and the mind’s effect on the body.
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
In this first lesson, Pastor Dave Capoccia explores what to expect from the class, how the world answers the fundamental questions of “Why do I do what I do, and how can I change?”, and what biblical counseling is and is not.