Counseling in the Local Church
- to broaden students’ understanding of counseling to include all relationships
- to build a thoroughly biblical understanding of the local church as a ministering community where everyone plays a part
- to help students find their place of ministry within the context of the local church and to help others do the same
- to see the importance of both public and private ministry of the Word and how they interrelate
- to examine present ministry opportunities
About the Professor
Dr. Timothy S. Lane is a minister in the Presbyterian Church in America since 1991 (PCA), and co-author of How People Change and Relationships: A Mess Worth Making. He has written several mini-books including PTSD, Forgiving Others, Sex Before Marriage, Family Feuds, Conflict, and Freedom From Guilt. He has experience in both campus and pastoral ministry (serving as a pastor in Clemson, SC 1991-2001). From 2001-2013, he served as a counselor and faculty at CCEF (2007-2013 as Executive Director) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Tim is adjunct professor of practical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Westminster Seminary California and Redeemer Seminary in Dallas, TX.
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