320 – Making Christian Counseling More Christ-centered


Media Format: Audio Online Streaming

SKU: WC19-WK320SA Category:


Christians with psychological disorders often have concomitant issues with guilt and shame.
They seem unable to forgive themselves for their ???weak faith.?۝ Well-meaning interventions
sometimes compound their guilt and shame. This workshop shares how Christian counselors
can correctly diagnosis the spiritual/theological issues using Luther?۪s Theology of the Cross and
Law/Gospel distinctions so clients can receive the forgiveness and new identity won for them
by Jesus Christ.

Presented by: Richard Marrs, Ph.D., M.Div.

Learning Objectives
Participants will:

  1. Use specific techniques that can help clients receive and accept the forgiveness granted them in the Gospel of Jesus Christ
  2. Develop an appreciation for the use of Luther’s Theology of the Cross and Law/Gospel Distinction in counseling Christians with concomitant guilt and shame
  3. Apply these theological concepts to diagnose common counseling situations