School of Prayer Counselling: Module 2

 Prayer Counselling Principles, Skills & Tools

Unit 1.    An Integrative-Wholistic Model of Ministry

  • The Ten Fundamentals of Biblical Ministry
  • The Jesus Model of Ministry in Review
  • The Integrative-Wholistic Model
  • Types of Counselling (Secular and Christian)

Unit 2.    The Battle of Two Natures and the Sin-Sickness-Disease Model

  • The Battle of Two Natures
  • The Sin-Sickness-Disease Model
  • Small Group Practice: The Sin-Sickness-Disease Model

Unit 3.    The Prayer Counsellor's Spiritual Empowerment

  • The Need for Empowerment
  • Who Is the Holy Spirit?
  • Symbols and Images of the Holy Spirit
  • What Does the Holy Spirit Do?
  • The Gifts of the Holy Spirit
  • Praying in Tongues: The Call to be Supernatural
  • Speaking in Tongues and the Brain
  • How to Receive the Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Unit 4.    Roles and Qualities of a Prayer Counsellor

  • Prayer Counselling
  • Role of a Prayer Counsellor
  • Qualities and Characteristics of a Prayer Counsellor
  • Personal Preparation and Prayer before a Ministry Session
  • The Roots and Fruits of Rejection

Unit 5.    Prayer Ministry Diagnostic Questionnaire

Unit 6.    Ministry Into Loss and Grief

  • Introduction
  • Types of Loss
  • Understanding the Loss and Grief Process
  • Wrong Beliefs about Loss and Grief
  • Ministry into Loss and Unresolved Grief
  • Moving On in Life

Unit 7.    Ministry Into Trauma

  • Understanding Trauma
  • Examples and Types of Traumatic Events
  • Consequences of Trauma
  • Why Healing is Needed for Trauma
  • Steps to Minister into Trauma

Unit 8.    Ministry Into Sexual Abuse

  • Introduction
  • Developmental Stages of Sexual Abuse
  • Consequences of Sexual Abuse
  • The Path to Restoration and Integration

Unit 9.    Ministry Into Severe Trauma with Dissociation

  • Severe Trauma and Dissociation
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • Characteristics of Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • Ministry Into Dissociation and Dissociative Identity Disorder

Unit 10.    Ministry Into Depression and Suicide

  • Profiles and Statistics
  • Symptoms, Causes and Triggers
  • The Role of Medicine: The Medical Model
  • A Biblical Perpective on Depression
  • Ministry Into Depression: God Hope

Unit 11.    Ministry Into Addictions and Compulsions

  • Introduction
  • Definitions
  • Forms and Types of Addictions and Compulsions
  • The Medical Model
  • The Answer for Addiction
  • A Biblical Perspective: The Downward Path to Addiction
  • Possible Root Causes behind Addictions and Compulsions
  • Identifying Signs and Symptoms of Addiction
  • Ministry Into Addictions and Compulsions

Unit 12.    Ministry Into Demonization

  • Preparation for Ministry
  • Spiritual Weapons
  • The Prayer Process
  • Post-Deliverance Care
  • Possible Indications and Consequences of Demonization

Unit 13.    Reclaiming Families and Generations

  • Threats and Dangers: Satanic Schemes and Devices
  • The Urgency of the Hour: The Need for Godly Spiritual Fathers and Mothers
  • The Family Structure/Hierarchy as Ordained by God
  • The Seven P's of Godly Parenting
  • Steps to Recover Marriage and Family

Unit 14.    Ministry Into Abortion

  • Definition
  • A Biblical Response
  • Consequences of Abortion
  • Steps to Minister into Abortion

Unit 15.    The Renewing of the Mind

  • Introduction
  • The Conscious and Sub-Conscious Minds
  • What Does the Renewing of the Mind Involve?
  • Healing Prayer

Unit 16.    Ministry Case Process, Diagnosis and Management

  • The Three Stages of the Prayer Counselling Process
  • Necessary Personal and Ministry Skills to Develop

Unit 17.    Writing a Prayer Strategy or Prayer Plans and Its Benefits

  • Intoduction
  • Writing a Prayer Strategy or Prayer Ministry Plan
  • Benefits of a Prayer Strategy or Prayer Ministry Plan
  • Notes to Prayer Counsellors

Unit 18.    Case Study #1

Unit 19.    Case Study #2

 

Appendices

Appendix 1    How to Decide Between a Religious or Cultural Funeral Rite
Appendix 2    How to Determine the Spiritual Status of a Believer
Appendix 3    Occult Checklist
Appendix 4    Sample Prayer Strategy (Case Study #1)
Appendix 5    Sample Prayer Strategy (Case Study #2)
Appendix 6    Case History Summary Sheet
Appendix 7    Personal History Time-Line
Appendix 8    Prayer Counselling Record
Appendix 9    References and Readings