Saturday, December 10, 2011

Soul Care: The Art and Science of Spiritual Direction Course

I will be teaching a course on spiritual direction in August 2012 at the Malaysia Bible Seminary at their beautiful Kuang campus.

Course Title

Soul Care: The Art and Science of Spiritual Direction

Course Objectives:
The desired outcomes are that by the end of the course, students are able to
*      develop a biblical and theological basis of Christian spiritual formation and transformation
*      understand the psychospiritual dynamics of spiritual development
*      differentiate between the dynamics of spiritual friendship, mentoring, counseling and spiritual direction
*      listen and cultivate discernment concerning the movements of the Holy Spirit
*      acquire some basic skills in spiritual direction

Course Content
*      Defining spiritual direction and its role in spiritual formation and transformation
*      Biblical and theological foundations of spiritual formation
(concepts from shalom, Trinity, imago dei and missio dei)
*      The psychospiritual dynamics of spiritual development
*      The continuum of soul care: spiritual friendship, discipling, mentoring, coaching, counseling and spiritual direction.
*      The spiritual life of a spiritual director
*      The art of listening
*      Discernment
*      Guidelines in spiritual direction

3 credits

*      Pre-course reading
*      Participation during course
*      One group class presentation
*      One reflection paper
*      One research paper
*      One practicum report paper

If you are interested to attend, please contact MBS at
   Working Days   : Mondays to Fridays
   Off Days           : Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays
   Working Hours : 8 am to 5 pm
Lot 728, Jalan Kundang,
48050 Kuang, Selangor Darul Ehsan,
Mobile Phone: 6012-223 4527
Tel:   03-60371727           
Fax:  03-60371728



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