Helping Others for the Purpose of Eternity

   training courses

Because intensive discipleship is a vision for the church, we’ve created an in-depth educational program that provides faith-based equipping and training for life and ministry contexts.

​​This training is open to all individuals throughout the region, including pastors, laypersons, and church leaders. This training can lead to fulfilling the requirements of the Intl. Assoc. of Biblical Counselors.

Other Classes Offered by HOPE

  • Foundations of Biblical Discipleship/Counseling

  • The Calling of All Christians

  • Life-Giving Marriage

  • Theology of Biblical Discipleship/Counseling

  • Life Issues

  • Guilt, Shame and Forgiveness

  • Counseling Associations Exam Prep

  • Medical Issues & Psychological Diagnoses--How to Disciple/Counsel Biblically

  • Internship 101

  • Practicum 101

  • Parenting

These CORE courses are hosted by HOPE Ministries in Nashville, Tennessee.

As Dr. David Powlison taught, we seek to "restore Christ to counseling and counseling to the church by thinking biblically about the issues of living."

FALL 2021 course

Systematic Theology


biblical discipleship counseling*

                       An 8-Week Mini-Course

Want to know the theological foundations for addressing life’s problems biblically? Join us as pastors and leaders cover the “biggies” in just 8 weeks.

Topics include:
•    The Bible – Bibliology
•    God – Theology Proper
•    Man – Anthropology
•    Christ – Christology
•    The Holy Spirit – Pneumatology
•    Salvation – Soteriology     
•    The Church – Ecclesiology

•   Wed. evenings, Sept. 15 – Nov. 3, 2021
     6:30-8:30 p.m.
•   Thurs. afternoons, Sept. 16 – Nov. 4, 2021
     12:00-2:00 p.m.

Where: Christ Presbyterian Church,

              2323 Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville, TN 37215

              (room location to be determined)

Teachers: pastors, elders, and leaders

Donations: $45 (Scholarships are available)

Click here to register

*This CORE course, hosted by HOPE Ministries, is vetted by and fulfills one portion of the requirements of the International Association of Biblical Counseling (IABC). This course will help those writing the ACBC Theology exams. This course is not for state licensure.