A Recovery Ministry Model

 

Outlines


A Counseling Model for Recovery Ministry


1. The message includes answers to these:

        The root problem (self/flesh: with sin, strongholds, and Satan)

        The Ultimate Answer  (Christ-centered life)  See “Paradigm Shift”

        The sufficiency of Godʼs Word (2 Tim. 3:16,17)

        The role of psychology (not integration, but contextualization)

        The viewpoint about sanctification (cross-oriented deeper life)


        Related Themes:

        The fullness of the Cross  See booklet

        Identification with Christ  See booklet

        The believer’s new identity  See lists one  two

        Under grace, not law  See chart


        Illustrated: The Sailboat Story Parable


2. The methodology

        Personal evangelism (Matt. 4:19)

        Spirituotherapy process (Gal. 2:20)   See Overview

        Freedom in Christ process  (John 8:31-36)  See principles

        Topical problem-solving process (1 Cor. 1-16) See principles


        See these phases in chart form


3. The materials used

        Scripture

        Diagrams   See Wheel & Line GFI diagrams

        Resources See GFI materials,  Steps to Freedom (phase 3),
            Counseling Keys (phase 4)


4. The ministry of caring and curing

    Mentoring:

        The helperʼs testimony

        The helperʼs love (John 13:34,35)

        The helperʼs skills (Psalm 78:72)

        The helperʼs counsel (Prov. 15:22;19:20)

        The empowered and guidance of the Holy Spirit


    Small group:

        Fellowship (Heb. 11:23,24)

        Discipleship (Acts 20:20)

        Accountability (Luke 10:17)

        Encouragement (1 Thess 3:2)

        Intercession  (James 5:13-16)


Link to Audio lecture on Counseling Models


Essential Discipling Model for Recovery Ministry


1. Essential factors:

    Christ as the center

    Teaching/learning

    Loving relationships

    Accountability

    Ministry involvement


  1. 2.Essential Contexts

  2. Personal walk with God

  3. One-to-one (mentoring)

  4. Small groups

  5. Congregational participation


See the summary booklet here: Discipleship and Recovery Essentials


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