Comparison Paper Crabb

1323 words - 6 pages





SUNDAY, MARCH 30, 2014
1. Primary goal (What is the desired outcome?)
The primary goal of the author is to allow people to be free to worship and serve God better. In short the author wants to show the reader how to move from the mindset of “I want to be happy,” to a mindset of trying to be more like Christ (Crabb, 22).
2. Development of problems and personal ...view middle of the document...

There are eight steps of biblical counseling. They are 1) Identify problem feelings (Crabb, 146). 2) Identify goal-oriented (problem) behavior (Crabb, 148). 3) Identify problem thinking (Crabb, 150).
4) TEACH (Crabb, 157). 5) Change the assumptions / clarify biblical thinking (Crabb, 152). 6) Secure Commitment to the change. 7) Plan the Difference / Carry out biblical behavior (Crabb, 154). 8) Identify Spirit-controlled biblical feelings (Crabb, 157).
5. Balance of theology and spirituality (Does the author lean more to theology or spirituality?)
The author leans more toward spirituality since everything in psychology is measured against how it lines up with the Bible. Biblical principles are the yardstick of validity. A sane lost person is still lost.
6. Human personality (development and structure)
The author attempts to see what makes humans tick.
7. Counselor’s function and role (What does the counselor/counselee relationship look like?)
There are 2 main goals of the Christian counselor: “(1) train gifted Christians in the local church to counsel; and (2) offer backup resources where needed” (Crabb, 17). To be able to effectively do this, the counselor must be a Believer and follower of Christ. Not only should the counselor be a Christian, they should know the Bible as well to be able to rightly divide the Word of God.
8. Major contribution to counseling (How does this theory impact counseling?)
The major contribution to counseling would be the author’s “Spoiling the Egyptians” approach. The reason this is such a major contribution is that it the best approach that is biblically based but still utilizing some theory from the psychological realm. The author’s own convictions are the basis of his approach. The author believes that God is the only true answer. We have a rebellion problem. The Bible is sufficient for anything we need. Psychology is not sufficient and it should fall under the authority of the Bible. The deepest problem we face is in the Christian community.
9. Limitations of this counseling theory (What are the practical boundaries of this methodology?)
One of the limitations of this type of counseling is that only benefits a Christian. If the counselee is not a Christian, how can there be authority and submission? Since one of the author’s goals is to help people be mature Christians, how can we help someone who does not want to be a mature Christian? It is not possible.
10. Classification (nouthetic, biblical, Christian, Christian psychology, integrational, etc.)
Since the author does use psychological theory as well as biblically based principles, the author would be considered both biblical and integrational. The author does not believe that Adams’ nouthetic, or confrontational, approach is sufficient. Instead, the author supports a paramuthetic, or supportive approach. The key is to be loving and supportive instead of confrontational (Crabb, 144).

1. Give...

Other Papers Like Comparison Paper- Crabb

Hate Crime Laws Essay

2348 words - 10 pages On June 7, 1998, 49-year-old James Byrd Jr. of Texas accepted a ride from three white men, who then beat him severely, urinated on him, chained him by his ankles to the back of their pick-up truck, dragged him for three miles into the countryside, and dumped his corpse in front of an African-American cemetery (Graczyk). A little over a year later, a jury sentenced ring leader John King to death by lethal injection (“Man Executed for Dragging

Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy Case Study Conceptualization And Treatment Plan

2140 words - 9 pages Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy Case Study of Sarah: A Conceptualization and Treatment Plan Rational emotive behavior therapy, REBT, was developed by Albert Ellis and holds the central belief that the events in our lives do not cause our disturbances but that they are instead caused by our view of the events (Murdock, 2009). Murdock (2009) states that “people are seen as responsible for their behavior” (p. 279) but, because they are

Holidays In Albania

1636 words - 7 pages Have you ever thought about having exciting and incredibly cheap vacations? Albania might be the right choice. According to My Travel Guide, Albania is ranked the fourth among ten places worth visiting in Eastern Europe (“Top 10 Eastern European Destinations”). One can encounter three kinds of vacations in this Mediterranean country: winter, summer, and cultural. The ideal places to spend your winter vacations are the Albanian Alps. They are

A Heart Of Darkness

1748 words - 7 pages In this short story, there are frequent significant subject and ideas that make the story, "A Heart of Darkness," by Joseph Conrad, and haunting novel. The main theme is absolute white power over the natives. The theme validates the corruption, and the dependence caused by the white people as they took over the Congo. White men were giving all the power; they had no self-control, and in the end they did not use wisely. The white men became

The Aspects Of Vulnerability Among The Exploited In Medical Research

2287 words - 10 pages others. Such populations may include; but are not limited to; sick individuals, the economically disadvantaged, women, children, and men from numerous disadvantaged backgrounds. Vulnerable populations may at times be classified as the “them” in comparison to those who are less vulnerable (the “us”). This “us” versus “them” is an ideal that Bankoff makes clear in his article Vulnerability as a Western Discourse. The vulnerable populations that fall

The Hitchhiker’S Guide To The Galaxy

1171 words - 5 pages travelling on a spaceship, Arthur is able to ignore the glaring absurdity of what he has seen, and sleep. The reader can relate to the novel, as Arthur is shown to be very human after simply sleeping when he cannot understand what is around him. The film falters in comparison to the novel, as it does not reciprocate this connection with the reader, rather forcing a superficial sense of direction upon Arthur, with little explanation. Arthur Dent’s

The Ford Motor Company Wage Increase Of 1914 And The Theory Of Incentives And Efficiency Wages

1252 words - 6 pages doubling these wages can only be justified if, in some other way, it generates an equal or superior amount of value (either through a better product, lower costs, or both). According to the theory of incentives and efficiency wages, this is indeed the case, and Henry Ford even asserted that this decision was one of the best-cost cutting judgements they ever made (Raff and Summers 1987). This paper will outline the history of Ford Motor’s 1914

Historical Analysis Of The Economical Breakthroughs Of The Industrial Revolution

1396 words - 6 pages A Historical Analysis of the Economical Breakthroughs of the Industrial Revolution During the Industrial Revolution, many elements of society experienced huge breakthroughs that would change the way they functioned forever. Economics were definitely one of them. With many new inventions and many factories appearing, many, many, more resources were being created than ever before. Also, all of the revenue from these resources was being given to

Leadership Portrayed in Monologue from Shakespeare’s Henry V

1214 words - 5 pages Leadership is defined as a socially constructed process and which also affect organizational future outcomes. Leader is someone at high position who have overall duty for an organization, she or he decide what to do and the way how to achieve it. (Carter and Greer, 2013)The role of leader is extremely important for an organization, leader use their own power to influence the followers though many different ways such as motivation in order to

Cuba Civil Rights

1906 words - 8 pages Picture a country that has limits on how much you can make random government imprisonments and more what do you do. That is the situation for the eleven million seventy-five thousand two hundred forty-four people of Cuba since the takeover of Fidel Castro. The US is opposed to Castro taking control of Cuba. Castro managed to ease the United States nerves when he said that Cuba was against all forms of communism. According to Lana Wylie the Union

US Freight System

1273 words - 6 pages General Environment Each American requires the movement of approximately 40 tons of freight per year across the freight network. This includes everything from shirts to lawn mower to orange juice. • As the U.S. population expands, the U.S. freight system will be called upon to meet the demands of a larger population • Between 2010 and 2035, the system will experience a 22 percent increase in the total amount of tonnage it moves • By 2050, with

Related Essays

Effective Biblical Counseling Essay

3034 words - 13 pages Comparison Paper “Effective Biblical Counseling” By Dr. Larry Crabb Presented to Dr. Jaeduk Kim Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary Lynchburg, VA In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the course Theology and Spirituality in Counseling PACO 507-B02 By James E. Hulsey (ID#L24531662) AUGUST 31, 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS I. Introduction

Finance Management Essay

3011 words - 13 pages Question 1 The financial position of a company is described as the status of its significant assets and liabilities which also includes the shareholder equity of the company. The target company for this paper will discuss and analyze is Serene Juices Ltd, in order to analyze the company’s financial position the paper will analyze the profitability, investment return, gearing, financial liquidity and business financial risk of this company

Word Search Coun 711 Essay

5174 words - 21 pages Running head: WORD SEARCH PAPER Word Search Research Paper COUN 711, Clinical Diagnosis Drugs and Alcohol Liberty University Abstract This document will explicitly explore the Reality therapy techniques and incorporate it into a new therapeutic technique called The Old Heart Replacement Intervention Therapy (OHRIT) to life’s issues. The goal of this document is to introduce the foundation of The Old Heart Replacement

Freedom And Responsibility Essay

2141 words - 9 pages will not allow the boy to attend the school because the boy’s chronic communicable disease that poses a threat to the health and safety of other students. The Milton Hershey School was founded by Milton S. Hershey in 1909 to care for orphans by giving them shelter and education. The boy’s attorney uses the Ryan White, the HIV positive Indiana boy expelled from middle school, case as comparison. (Johnson, 2011) In conclusion, within the freedoms