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Discipleship Counseling: The Complete Guide to Helping Others Walk in Freedom and Grow in Christ

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Building on the concepts found in "Victory over the Darkness" and "The Bondage Breaker," Neil Anderson's counseling ministry guide provides clear information and excellent models to help you understand what discipleship counseling is all about. If you're a pastor, counselor or lay leader, this resource will make you more comfortable, confident and competent in your role as ...more
ebook, 400 pages
Published August 26th 2011 by Regal Books (first published September 28th 1999)
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Michael
Oct 27, 2011 Michael rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: theology, ministry
Good way to counsel unbelievers coming to Christ or those who are struggling to be free of the past/habitual sin or spiritual depression. I would like to see a more reformed version, maybe send this to Geneva or have it take a vacation in Scotland, but it really is a very helpful resource.

Christ came to free his people. He sits over all principalities and powers. This book teaches the reader how to fight those principalities and powers with the light of Christ in the minds of those trapped by si
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Sundi
Oct 16, 2015 Sundi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
AMAZING resource! I went through the Steps to Freedom about 5 years ago and recently felt led to take someone else through them. I found this book before doing so and WOW, my brain hurts after reading, but in a good way. It's full of so much great, biblical, spirit-led information. As a ministry leader for a women's ministry, this is a priceless tool. I encourage any ministry leader, pastor, encourager, mentor, counselor, etc. to invest in this book.
AJ
Nov 23, 2012 AJ rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
While there is a lot of good information in this textbook, it was very difficult to read past the introduction. In it Dr. Anderson states, "hurting Christians had only one thing in common: None of them knew who they were in Christ, nor did they understand what being a child of God fully meant." Reading this as a father who had recently lost his four year-old son was hurtfull. The author dismissed the pain and grief as misunderstanding God, as if it were my fault.
Chris Bloom
Apr 03, 2011 Chris Bloom rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Anderson takes the techniques and theory behind his well-known The Bondage Breaker and shows how they can be applied in a clinical or pastoral setting. A great deal of the book is given over to practical advice, offering counselors a better understanding of how to actually apply the BB teachings in practice.
Scott
Jun 22, 2009 Scott rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Part one was an excellent explanation of how Christian psychologists integrate psychology (natural revelation) with theology (special revelation) to get an accurate picture of man. Part two explains his counseling method "Steps to Freedom in Christ" with which I have some reservations (confessing ancestral sins, etc.).
Michael
Sep 20, 2011 Michael rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
One of the more frightening things about this book is it reminded me of "From Dusk till Dawn..." You know you start off with a story about a bank robbery and halfway into the movie BAM! Vampires! This seems like a regular book until suddenly BAM! Exorcisms!
Hannah Stelzl
Oct 05, 2012 Hannah Stelzl rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of the best books on counseling I've ever read. Very instructive, Biblicaly sound, and practical for the mentor/ disciple-maker
Cary Sawatsky
Not a fun read, but very informative. Truly a must read for anyone who uses the 7 Steps to Spiritual Freedom.
Arnita Fields
Apr 08, 2010 Arnita Fields rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I truly loved this practical book on how to effectively counsel clients with the right attitude & motive.
LeaAnn
Mar 01, 2012 LeaAnn rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
His steps will most likely not be my model for counseling but there is still a lot of good info here.
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NEIL T. ANDERSON is founder and president of Freedom in Christ Ministries. He was formerly the chairman of the Practical Theology Department at Talbot School of Theology. He holds five degrees from Talbot, Pepperdine University and Arizona State University and Arizona State University and has authored several bestselling books on spiritual freedom, including Victory Over the Darkness and The Bonda ...more
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