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A 2013 course by Fred Penney at Tyndale Seminary maintains a focus on "preaching biblical narratives while upholding a commitment to biblical exposition."
A 1998 course by Lee Ramsey at Memphis Theological Seminary about "pastoral care in times of grief and loss."
A 2016 course by Mindy McGarrah Sharp at Phillips Theological Seminary "will equip leaders in ministry . . . To hone practicing attention to and remaining presence in the midst of death, dying, illness, loss, and grief."
A 2013 course by Paul Smith at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary "focusing on the exegetical handling of scripture and its relationship to homiletic development."
A 2014 course by James Furr at Houston Graduate School of Theology studies "various styles of leadership and their relevance for invigorating the faith community."
A 2011 course by Loren Townsend at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary "is a study of empirical research methods and their application to pastoral counseling and marriage and family therapy."
A 2012 course by Vincent Poon at Tyndale Seminary "designed for those leaders who work with families in the immigrant church setting."
A 2011 course by K. Brynolf Lyon at Christian Theological Seminary that asks how understandings of "human emotional life deepen our understanding of God and of humans in relation to God."
A 2012 course by Helen Noh at Tyndale Seminary provides an "overview of major personality theories with regard to their development, philosophical assumptions, theoretical concepts and their clinical implications."
A 2014 course by Shannon McAlister at Fordham University "explores the experience of spiritual direction from the standpoint of both the director and the directed."
A 2006 course by Debbie Creamer at Iliff School of Theology introduces "the language, history, methodology, principal sources, and primary issues related to the field of disability studies" and disability theology.
A 2017 course by Guy Grimes at Gateway Seminary "designed to teach students the process of ethical and legal decision making in the practice of Christian counseling."
A 2013 course by Susan Ellfeldt at Tyndale Seminary offers "a critical appraisal of basic theoretical concepts in Family Systems Theory."
A 2004 course by Debbie Creamer at Iliff School of Theology introduces "disability studies as an avenue through which to examine issues of access, inclusion, justice, and community" as well as "definitions and models of disability."
A 2013 course by Barbara Haycraft and Jeff Loach at Tyndale Seminary
A 2010 course by Gordon Lindbloom at Lewis & Clark College "on understanding the ways spirituality and religion inform and influence the lives of clients and of counselors."
A 2012 course by Kevin Livingston at Tyndale Seminary on preaching "the essentials of Christian faith . . . In what we believe, how we pray and worship, and how we conduct our lives."
A 2010 course by Elizabeth Johnson Walker at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary "introduces pastoral counseling students to various theological methods that are useful in the integrative discipline of pastoral counseling."
A Fall 2015 course by Adam J. Copeland at Luther Seminary surveys biblical texts "related to giving and stewardship of resources" and treats "practical application to contemporary congregational life and preaching."
A 2014 course by Michael Ditsky at Houston Graduate School of Theology examines "the factor that contribute to addictive behavior and substance abuse and the various treatment modalities."
A 2012 course by Felicity Brock Kelcourse at Christian Theological Seminary considers "both theories of pastoral care and specific interventions for predictable human needs including death, illness, trauma, birth, marriage, divorce, life passage celebrations, etc."
A 2013 course by Wayne Saynor at Tyndale Seminary provides "an understanding of the basic struggles adolescents face and how to help them in the context of a caring relationship. Examines Biblical principles along with the practical knowledge and skills required to help youth through the various issues confronting them."
A 2013 course by Ria Baker at Houston Baptist Theological Seminary is "a study of principles, methods, and techniques for the counseling of individuals."
A 2017 course by Guy Grimes at Gateway Seminary provides an overview "of the major approaches to counseling" used in Christian counseling.
A 2013 course by Loren Townsend at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary that "provides theological, theoretical and practical foundations for the practice of couple therapy."
A 2013 course by Ria Baker at Houston Graduate School of Theology "designed to introduce students to basic crisis intervention strategies."
A 2014 course by Ria Baker at Houston Graduate School of Theology "designed to increase students' awareness and knowledge of, and skills related to, multicultural counseling and the deliver of psychological services."
A 2013 course by Paul Scuse at Tyndale Seminary on selected topics within pastoral counseling.
A 2014 course by Ria Baker at Houston Graduate School of Theology "examines the theoretical components and developmental aspects of group counseling."
A 2016 course by Mary Beth Werdel at Fordham University "provides an experiential and didactic introduction to the group process, theory and techniques."
A 2012 course by Loren Townsend at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary "provides a foundational orientation to pastoral counseling as a practice of ministry and as a theological bridge discipline connecting ministry and marriage and family therapy."
A 2014 course by Jerry Terrill at Houston Graduate School of Theology provides a "study of the principles, methods, and techniques used in marriage, couples, and family therapy."
A 2013 course by Helen Noh at Tyndale Seminary provides "an introduction to basic pastoral care within the context of the Christian church."
A 2012 course by Elizabeth Walker at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary situates diagnosis "in a theological context and is an exercise in practical theological reflection that approaches analysis with multicultural sensitivity."
A 2011 course by Felicity Brock Kelcourse at Christian Theological Seminary uses "family systems and psychoanalytic theory" to "consider the biological sequence of human development, with attention to ethnicity, family context, gender, identity and faith" as well as "the demands of individuation and religious experience."
A 2014 course by Jerry Terrill at Houston Graduate School of Theology provides "an introduction to the history of psychotherapy and to current postmodern schools of theoretical and clinical research . . . And the relationship between psychotherapy and spirituality."
A 2014 course by Kathleen McCallie at Phillips Theological Seminary "explores models for addressing difficult conversations in faith communities."
A 2010 course by Felicity Brock Kelcourse at Christian Theological Seminary aims "to expose current and future healers to a broad understanding of cultural and unconscious factors that influence therapeutic contexts" using an historical and cross-cultural approach.
A 2012 course by Elizabeth Johnson Walker at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary utilizes "the lenses of gender, race, and class . . . [to] examine racial groups in North America" in relation to multiple issues in family life.
A 2013 course by George Young at Phillips Theological Seminary offers "theological and programmatic structuring of faith based institutions, for the effective and efficient work of ministry in an urban/organizational setting."
A 2012 course by Mark Livingston at Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary surveys "church organization and administration, finances, and staff relationships and the understanding of varied ministerial contexts."
A 2012 course by Debra Mumford at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary "provides an introduction to the nature and process of relevant and engaging preaching."
A 2017 course by Serge Propst at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology aims to develop the necessary skills for preaching as well as "a theology of preaching and a spirituality that will assist his or her Christian ministry."
A 2005 course by Linda Clader at Church Divinity School of the Pacific is a preaching workshop.
A 2013 course by Kevin Livingston at Tyndale Seminary "presents a biblical understanding of the ministry of preaching" with a focus on "the nature of preaching, the person of the preacher, and the principles of sermon construction."
A 2012 course by Richard Ward at Phillips Theological Seminary explores the "sub-discipline of homiletics called 'narrative preaching.'"
A 2013 course by Nancy Claire Pittman at Phillips Theological Seminary prepares students "to preach, teach, plan and lead worship, offer care and counsel, and otherwise administer and lead faith communities."
A 2010 course by Wesley Wildman at Boston University aims "to improve expertise in the preaching art as it is applied to theologically challenging subject matter."
A course by Mary Hess at Luther Seminary examines "questions of environmental education and their relation to Christian education."
A 2017 course by Robert Pazmino at Andover Newton Theological School explores "the theological and biblical foundations for educational ministries."
A 2017 course by Kieran Scott at Fordham University "probes and provides foundational categories for analyzing the practice of religious education."
A 2006 course by David Naugle at Dallas Baptist University introduces "students to the lifelong goal of developing a Christian mind."
A course by Brynolf Lyon and Dan Moseley at Christian Theological Seminary about conflict within groups and "practices and meanings of reconciliation."
A 2012 course by Julia Gillett at Phillips Theological Seminary "is an introduction to resources for and approaches to Christian education with children."
A 2012 course by Eddie Randolph at Harding School of Theology "studies how small groups are used in contemporary Christian settings."
A 2015 course by Gary McCoy at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary "designed to explore the concepts of Christian spiritual formation as it may be understood through creativity and the arts."
A 2012 course by Bradley Wigger at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary that considers "the practice of teaching in relation to the life of faith."
A 2011 course by Bradley Wigger at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary "concentrates upon the art and craft of writing for the Church (broadly understood). . . . [and] the role and place of written words in congregational life and educational ministry."
A 2012 course by Loren Townsend at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary "explores historical and epistemological foundations for the practice of Marriage and Family Therapy, especially as this is integrated in a theological context."
A 2014 course by Rob O'Lynn at Kentucky Christian University focuses "on current aspects of homiletics and crafting Biblical messages that are theologically and culturally relevant."
A 2012 course by Elizabeth Walker at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary "provides procedural, theoretical and theological foundations for the practice of family therapy. . . . [with] a focus on family organization, family subsystems, and trans generational processes as these apply to assessment, case conceptualization, treatment and theological understandings of family therapy."
A 2012 course by Elizabeth Johnson Walker at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary "provides theological, theoretical and practical foundations for an exploration of group counseling and group therapy for the practice of marriage and family therapy and preparation for leadership in congregations."
A 2011 course by Carol Cook at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary employs perspectives "from the fields of theology, psychology, sociology, marriage and family therapy, and literature" on the developmental process. In addition, attention "is given to the growth of cognitive structures; psychosocial, moral, and faith development through the life span; issues surrounding the family life cycle; and various models of transformation, both personal and systemic."
A 2012 course by Marie Ruf at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary teaches "the practical skills that a person will need to effectively engage with people in a variety of pastoral contexts."
A 2013 course by Bradley Wigger at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary "is an opportunity to study theories of intelligence and learning that recognize multiple domains of human knowing and to reflect upon their significance in relation to the life of faith and educational ministries. We will explore theological, ethical, and cultural implications of multiple intelligence theory as well as themes of multiplicity in faith and church life."
A 2012 course by Debra Mumford at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary "is an advanced preaching course which provides an overview of principles for developing and delivering sermons beyond the purview of Basic Preaching. Sermons the students will learn to create include: doctrinal, social justice, wedding, funeral, Advent and Lenten sermons."
A 2018 course by Carmichael Crutchfield at Memphis Seminary prepares "educators, pastors and other leaders in the church to effectively design, implement, lead, and evaluate Christian education endeavors and to gain a working understanding of Spiritual Formation."
A 2014 course by Gennifer Brooks and Mark Fowler at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary "is intended to help students to increase and improve the skills needed to create effective sermons of varied styles, which are appropriate to the contexts of the Biblical text, the culture of society and their particular community, and the situations that define the particular preaching moment." Attention is also paid to the performance aspect of preaching.
A 2014 course by Gennifer Brooks at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary "is designed to help students find their individual preaching voice as they develop the abilities and skills necessary for the construction and delivery of effective sermons." Attention is paid to "preaching as an imperative ecclesial act" and "the essential nature of the Holy Spirit in preaching, the significance of biblical exegesis and theological reflection in proclaiming the Gospel."
A 2014 course by David Hogue at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary provides "an introductory overview of the historical, biblical, and theological foundations of pastoral care; a psychodynamic and systemic understanding of human behavior and development; and experiences designed to develop each studentâs capacity for empathic relationships with others."
A 2014 course by Reginald Blount at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary seeks "to broaden our understanding of Christian education and its role in engaging in spiritual development and faith formation with youth."
A 2014 course by Margaret Ann Crain at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary examines the "theological and philosophical bases, goals, and methods of qualitative research in congregations and draw[s] on the fields of congregational studies, Christian education, evangelism, practical theology, sociology, anthropology, and educational evaluation."
A 2014 course by Mark Fowler at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary surveys "the responsibilities, tasks and relationships of the pastor within various contexts." The course "provides practical guidance for pastoral visitation, use of time, stewardship, congregational communication, conducting weddings, funerals and public ceremonies, prison visitation as well as ecumenical and inter-faith relationships."
A 2014 course by David Hogue at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary provides "an overview of marriage and family counseling within both parish and clinical settings for the pastoral counselor." Family Systems Theory will be central.
A 2014 course by Gennifer Brooks at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary surveys "the history, theology and practice of preaching in the African American context, generally referred to as Black Preaching."
A 2014 course by Mark Fowler at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary "is designed to help students find their individual preaching voice as they develop the abilities and skills necessary for the construction and delivery of effective sermons."
A 2014 course by Pam Holliman is a seminar focused "on relational psychoanalytic theory with a theological emphasis on the doctrine of the Trinity. There will be some focus on the parish, but more in the theoretical sense that leads to some focus on the practical."
A 2014 course by Jack Seymour at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary "focuses on practical theology as a theological method."
A 2014 course by Frederick Schmidt at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary "Explores biblical texts, historical traditions, and modern approaches to the art of spiritual direction/guidance and its place in the church today; relationship of spiritual direction to counseling, therapy, and mentoring."
A 2014 course by Tamar Wasoian at Garrett-Evangelical Theological School "focuses on the dynamics of Christian education as a vital component of the ministry of the church. It combines insights from the field of education with the call of the church to teach and educate."
A 2008 course by Wesley Wildman at Boston University seeks "to connect [students] powerful contemporary understandings of the world to the practical contexts in which they already or will soon work."
A 2018 course by Mary Lederleitner at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School "helps participants grow in their ability to raise funds for ministry dreams and aspirations."
A 2019 course by Christy Lang Hearlson at Villanova University adopts a practical theology approach ("a way of doing theology that attends to lived reality and practice, engages in interdisciplinary dialogue, and seeks to cultivate practical wisdom for life") to critical issues of contemporary life using the case study of "consumerism." The course has "a particular (but not exclusive) focus on Roman Catholicism."
A 2019 course by Seth J. Nelson at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School "explores the equipping of educational and other church leaders through teaching and learning, curriculum development, discipleship, and team building as well as generational and intergenerational ministries with children, youth, emerging adults, adults, and aging adults."
A 2021 course by Mark Lau Branson at Fuller Theological Seminary is a "practical theology course that engages biblical, theological, and practical matters in ecclesiology and leadership."