This is a session from the Biblical Counseling Training Conference hosted by Faith Church in Lafayette, Indiana.
People are looking for the hope that there are answers for their hurts, their difficulties, and the challenges they face. Since 1985, the Biblical Counseling Training Conference has been equipping ministry professionals and lay leaders to skillfully, confidently, and lovingly minister God's Word to those looking for answers.
Randy Patten is the former Executive Director of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC); ACBC Fellow; former pastor and consultant to pastors and churches; instructor and counselor at Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries for 24 years; member of the board of directors of the Biblical Counseling Coalition; married with two children and six grandchildren; B.A., Cedarville University; M.Div., Grace Theological Seminary.
Dr. Robert Smith is a retired physician; ACBC board member; ACBC Fellow; member of the ACBC Academy; author; conference speaker; co-founder of Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries; former instructor and counselor at Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries; married with four children and several grandchildren and great grandchildren; B.A., Chemistry, North Manchester College; M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine. He is the author of The Christian Counselor’s Medical Desk Reference; Authority Issues; Fibromyalgia; Biblical Principles of Sex; Deacon Training Workbook and Leader’s Guide; Life After Divorce Workbook and Leader Guide as well as other works.