Introduction to Biblical Counseling 2022
Thank you for your interest in Biblical counseling training through Biblical Counseling Ministries. We are an extension of Berean Community Church of Milford, Delaware. We exist to equip believers to give the help and hope of Christ in all life circumstances.
We are offering a 36-hour training course to give a basic framework for Biblical counseling. We meet our class starts with a class on Saturday, January 29th from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., then we meet weekly on Tuesday nights, followed by a closing class on Saturday, April 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Our location is Berean Community Church, 2709 Milford Harrington Highway, Milford, DE 19963. A full course syllabus is available here.
We are an Association of Certified Biblical Counseling (ACBC) certified training center By the end of the class, participants will have fulfilled the ACBC education requirements for Level 1 personal certification ("Fundamentals Track"). You can find out more about ACBC personal certification, including steps to take after completing this course, at this link: https://biblicalcounseling.com/certification/
For Tuesday night classes, we will provide beverages and light refreshments.
For Saturday classes, we provide light breakfast snacks. The lunch break is 30 minutes, so please consider bringing your own lunch rather than driving somewhere for lunch. We have a microwave, stove, oven, and refrigerator available for you.
The class is offered in three different modes:
Once you begin training with Biblical Counseling Ministries, you are part of our community. We provide study groups to assist with the rest of the certification process, as well as periodic conferences, continuing education modules, and advanced classes.
If you are ready to sign-up for the class, please register below. If you have questions about the class, please call Pastor John St. Pierre at (302) 422-2622 or e-mail [email protected].
John is a pastor at Berean Community Church in Milford, DE. He studied church planting and music at Moody Bible Institute and then received his Masters of Divinity from The Master's Seminary. God called him to Berean Community Church in 2014, where he serves in music, counseling, teaching, the AWANA ministry, and administration. He is a certified Biblical counselor through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC). He and his wife, Kate, have seven children.
In-person classes at Berean Community Church in Milford, DE.
I am a member of my local church.
I am not a member of my local church.
This can be paid or unpaid.
I intend to attend the class sessions, complete all the reading (~1,300 pages), write three papers, observe ten hours of live or recorded counseling, and pursue counseling certification through ACBC.
I intend to attend the class sessions, complete all the reading (~1,300 pages), write three papers, and observe ten hours of live or recorded counseling.
I intend to attend the class sessions and read ~600 pages from the required reading list.
Please pick a commitment level by the first day of class.