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Pastoral Counseling

Biblical counseling is an growing part of church leadership and discipleship. The Master of Ministry Pastoral Counseling concentration strengthens and improves your capacity to competently counsel from the Word of God.

In conjunction with the M.S. in Counseling Ministries graduate program at BBC, you will build biblical foundations for your counseling ministry.

The Love-Life Marriage & Family Counseling Center, located on the campus of BBC&S, is a training facility for counseling students. You will observe counseling first-hand and gain strong tools as you serve and lead others.

You will leave BBS with:

  • Abilities to counsel families and across the generations.
  • Methods for facilitating effective biblical change in counselee's lives.
  • Biblical tools for training laymen in counseling for church ministry.

Course electives for the Pastoral Counseling concentration include:
COUN502 Biblical Bases of Counseling 2 credits
COUN504 Biblical Applications of Counseling 2 credits
COUN506 Biblical Philosophy of Counseling 2 credits
COUN508 Methods of Biblical Change 2 credits
PT502 Pastoral Counseling 2 credits
PT800 The Theology and Practice of Family 2 credits
PT801 The Art of Discipling - Training Timothys 2 credits
PT819 Family Ministries in the Church 2credits
PT827 Training Laymen to Counsel 2 credits
PT832 The Pastor and Crisis Counseling 2 credits
PT333 Keeping Counseling Biblical 2 credits