In many different ways, however, one way stands out the most and that is his ability to organize the information and make easy for the reader to understand the material. This information can be acknowledged by the way he prepared the information in a structured manner to assist the counselor. Another thing that is to be commended is the author’s ability to implement scriptures as a reference point to draw strength from God’s Word to support with life difficulties. One negative that has been determined in the text is the data regarding confrontation Wright emphases the counseling abilities such as empathy and he narrates these skills to actions Jesus put on a display. Wright also, narrates confrontation to articulating empathy for an individual in assisting them to make healthier choices.
To obtain maturity, obedience and hopefully a new or a closer relationship with Christ is the ultimate goal in Christian counseling. Maturity will enable the client to have a deeper desire to worship and find their purpose in life (Crabb, L. 1977). As a client matures he will be able to assess his situation in a more mature manner and be able to apply the learned skill received in counseling. Crabb discusses two elements of maturity which are long range character growth and immediate obedience in specific situations which will help them to better please God (Crabb, L. 1977). Roger’s theory similarly assumes will need to demonstrate genuineness and true concern toward the client will yield the same results (Kensit, D.
Knowledge also plays an important role in a person's world view. Similar to Naturalist and Secular Humanist, I think that everyone has the ability to empower themselves through knowledge. I Believe that human problems are caused through lack of knowledge and mistakes. Learning instead of being judgmental can greatly change someone views. In my experience, people views of certain things are often distorted due to lack of understanding.
We need to reach out to the troubled youth. This can be done if we create a positive atmosphere within the community. We need to teach the community that with God all things are possible and that all our needs are met. “We need to love our neighbors as we love ourselves” Matt.22:39. As a result people will see and feel the love of God through our actions.. 18:20).
Rodney Varner THEO 201-B11 201240 Short Essay # 3 Short Essay on Pneumatology: Spiritual Gifts God has given each believer spiritual endowments and gifts that is perfectly suited to their purpose in ministry. We are all ministers with unique contributions to the body of Christ. There are five Gifts of the Spirit mentioned: The gift of helpers, the working of miracles, the gift of healing, the gifts of government and administration, and the gifts of faith (Elwell, 2001). There are several other gifts of the Spirit mentioned throughout the Bible; one in particular is the gift of speaking in tongues, and also with it is the gift of interpreting tongues (2 Cor. 12:20-21).
Wilson expresses the powerful work of God within the counselor as wounds are revealed mindsets are corrected and beliefs are centered on God’s revealed truth and hope is fulfilled within the client. She reveals that self awareness and honest assessments are the elements of hard work that counselors partner with while clients work through the hurts that have shape them and make choices to be shaped by God’s truth and the healing truth of His love. Personal responsibility and social responsibility are some of the inferred aspects in regard to
In assisting the counselee or client, Crabb insists that it is important for the client to be aware of justification by faith, and glorification. With glorification, one will be made perfect as a preordained decision from God. With justification, the client is acceptable to God because of what God has declared over his/her life. With these concepts in view, the client will have a desire to please God. With the beginning foundation on God’s preordained plan, then the counselor can move into the basic needs that all people need: significance and security.
You can be honest without telling people exactly what you are thinking, because some things are better left unsaid. Trust / Reliability Trust is something I truly value in one´s character. I learned it the hard way that not everyone can be trusted and trust needs to be earned. Reliability is under the same category. In decision making one needs to have earned trust so the decision itself can be relied on.
Children are our neighbors whom we are called to love. Christians enrich our welcoming of children to a life of faith by holding together these diverse perspectives on whom they are. Because they are gifts of God, for example, we will respect their dignity and bring joy, laughter, and a sense of obligation into teaching and forming them in home and congregation. Because they—like all the baptized—are sinners as well as saints and in need of instruction, we will emphasize the vital role of families in instilling the habits and practices of faithful living, and we will develop substantial congregational programs of faith formation. We will introduce them to good examples, mentors, and stories of faith and service and help them discern their callings.
My family acknowledges that God is the source of all of these comforts. Hence, we do not forget to thank and praise him for his inherent benevolence. Fourth, my family practices cooperation within especially among us, children. We do household tasks together and each one is willing to do the assigned task to another in case the other fails to perform his task. Fifth, mutual respect is one of the greatest strengths of my family.