Counseling and Pastoral ministry

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A 4-week course that will strengthen you spiritually and give you the knowledge, tips and techniques for living a victorious Christian life that is full of the grace of God.

The course is for personal spiritual growth and pastoral application. It does not have any formal academic recognition or accreditation.

The course  is do-at-your-own-pace however we recommend doing a session each week for 4 weeks in order to maintain momentum.

COURSE FEE: $10, you may pay by PayPal or by credit card.

ASSESSMENT: Each session will have a 15 question pop quiz. You will need to get 70% correct in order to be able to pass. You can have three tries. When you pass, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion at the end of the course. It is possible to do the course without doing the quizzes, however you would not receive the Certificate of Completion.

TEXTBOOK: The course is based around the book Downloading Grace From Heaven by John Edmiston, which which can be purchased on Amazon or from downloadinggrace.com , both print and Kindle versions are available. The book is required reading for the course. It is only 158 pages. So don't worry!

WEEK 1
The Mysterious Grace of God
The Kingdom of Heaven Is At Hand
From Spiritual Defeat To Spiritual Victory

WEEK 2
The Grace of the Lord Jesus Christ Be With Your Spirit
Grace and Works
Praying For Grace

WEEK 3
Believing That You Will Receive Grace From Heaven
Receiving and Experiencing Grace From Heaven
Continuing In Heavenly Grace

WEEK 4
The Stewardship of Grace
Walking In The Grace That You Have Received
The Prayer of Jesus

This course is designed to teach basic principles of Faith-Filled Effectiveness based on godly ideas, and not on worldly "baptized management principles".

covers four major concepts, each of which has an accompanying ebook.

  1. Solution-Focused Faith
  2. 12 Principles For Taking Action
  3. Time-Management For Christian Disciples
  4. Volunteers: The Key To Scaling Your Ministry

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A five session course (2 videos per session + free workbook) which covers the biblical basis of emotions, how emotions are formed, and how we can manage them so that we develop person insight, grow in Christ, live in love and lead well in Christian ministry.

Becoming An Emotionally Intelligent Christian Leader is based on the book Biblical EQ by John Edmiston which was written in 2001.

This course was originally designed to help Christian missionaries facing extreme stress and pressure. It has proved helpful to Christian executives in many industries and also to military officers. Biblical EQ focuses on important role of emotions in our spiritual growth and and in our leadership development. There is a strong biblical and theological emphasis as well as the best of Christian-compatible psychological research. 

By the end of this course you should understand how and why your emotions are formed, how you can recognize, master and manage your emotions, and have practical techniques relation to emotional intelligence and your work for Christ. All within a biblical framework with Christ as the model and the Holy Spirit as the transforming power. 

TIme: There are five lessons. The course will take about 3 hours for each lesson, consisting of 2 hours of watching videos and writing in the workbook and about one hour of reading the Biblical EQ textbook - for a total of 15 hours work for the entire course.

Cost:  The course costs $99 for 3 months access, $119 for 12 months access and $149 for Lifetime Access to the videos, MP3 files, workbook and course materials.

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