The Bible is the witness to the central events of the Christian faith. “It was never intended to be a short cut to the problems of Christian living, or an encyclopaedia of moral instruction, or a compendium of moral rules.” Some Christians, such as Liberal Protestants, (Church of England) believe that the Bible needs re-interpreting for a modern society, for example, many
However it was good to know the history about integration and how many people expressed their views. Which lead me to this question: what contributions did the historians contribute to integration and if any what were they? Entwistle dissected the different denomination and how each denominations view integration and provided the ethical guidelines for incorporating religion in counseling. Which lead me to these questions: What are some ways Christians incorporated science and theology? What are some examples of integration in churches?
* Action If I was speaking with a friend, I would most definitely tell them to keep God at the forefront of their lives. I would proceed by asking them how things have worked out on their own without praying on their situation. Often times when we do things without asking for God’s help, we make a mess of things in my opinion. I would encourage them to seek God’s word for the bible has the answers to the problems that we face today. I believe that integrating theology and psychology into practice can be attained and can benefit the client greatly.
It is not a reliable way. This includes reasoning and making predictions without further testing. Faith is another way that a lot of Christian believers us to seek the truth. The faith based way of seeking the truth is different from the scientific method in that it can answer a lot of questions about the most important truths. (Religious-Science.com 2008) The truths about the purpose of life and that our creator, God wants us to be happy and that he has a plan for each one of us.
Churches need to go beyond just talking about social justice issues. Instead they need to get involved by doing mission trips, presentations, making flyers and initiating change starting with the world around them. We as a church and community have to be the voice for those who do not have a voice in today’s world. We have to inspire others to want to make a change and we have the power make a difference, it just takes one act and we can reach goals of stopping social injustice. Prayer really does make a difference, because with God on our side we can achieve anything.
Many other forms of counseling approaches have a tendency to be to direct and have the potential to become theological based rather than spiritually based. The difference in the two years everyone will have a different theology as it pertains to the word of God. All Christians must have the same spirituality when it comes to the word of God. When counseling the counselor must always have the Spirit of Christ to help individuals through their problems. Limitations of the Counseling Theory James Crabb form of counseling is broad but yet profound.
Whither I realize it or not people are always watching me. So how do I want them to remember me? So I’ve been trying to set a good example so that I wont have to tell people my beliefs, but that they can see it through my actions. His trust in God amazes me. It makes me want to get in the word and commit like him.
Theory Critique - Crabb and Hawkins Rose Monk COUN 507 Liberty University Dr. Hunter November 3, 2013 Concise Summary of Theories Larry Crabb’s model for Christian counselors is based on Christian values and includes secular principles that are consistent with Scripture. Plain and simple this theory works to create a receptive mind for the truth. Ultimately, the idea behind this model is to work on the thought process, and in altering the way the mind thinks, this will motivate correct actions to reach the client goal. By identifying the problems in feelings, behaviors and thinking, this model not only works to change the way clients think, yet their belief of needing anything other than God. Understanding the basics of
Effective missionaries are lifelong learners of culture, working to understand where their people currently are so they can lead them to a true, yet truly enculturated, understanding of the grace and truth of Jesus Christ. They understand that the core of the Good News can come wrapped in different packages and expressions. That is all to say, this book by Reggie McNeal resonates with my passion for people with a missional faith. That we should be more missional. To survive as a church in this modern western world, we need a huge paradigm shift of being missional.
In most jobs, you probably can't just walk up and get in someone's face about Christ. You have to be sensitive to the situation and open to the Spirit opening the door. We are not supposed to go out and try and convert the non-Christian soldiers, but if they ask about Christ, chaplains are free to share what he/she believes. This means that evangelism begins with simply getting to know the soldiers in any military unit, loving them, serving them, and letting them know that Christian chaplains, hope and strength comes from