SoulCare Foundations I: The Basic ModelSubscribe to Access
SoulCare Foundations I: The Basic Model
DetailsNumber of Lessons: 10Avg. Lesson Length: 27 MinutesTime Required: 10 Hours MinimumLevel: Intermediate
This course is designed to help you enter people’s interior lives at a meaningful level and make a lasting difference as they deal with life’s struggles and crises. Some people call this type of help “counseling.” Others call this help “pastoring.” And perhaps others think of this kind of involvement as what one friend does for another friend. Larry Crabb uses the word SoulCare, with its focus on the inner life, where we become who we were intended and long to be.
The course was a personal journey as well as teaching. I have had the opportunity to apply some of the skills he taught in relationships- as I was learning. I felt a little like Luke Skywalker trying to use a lightsaber when I faced my inadequacy. Everything in us wants to use the skills we have but I had to learn to rely on the Holy Spirit more. I was deeply moved by the story about the bridal veils as I considered what God had provided for me as his bride and how I had rejected his provision to seek my own- far too often. It increased my appetite and pleasure in my relationship with Him. I enjoyed writing vision letters (just for my consideration) for several relationships in which the process of deeper conversations had begun. This was a helpful activity that is evolving as I consider Soul Care for each of these persons. My relationship with God is sweeter as I consider the teaching and my desire to be an instrument that encourages others to know him more is stronger.Anita
I appreciate Dr. Crabb’s calling on his life to help others have a more developed appetite for God because that is the true longing of our hearts. This information gives hope to live the Christian life in more dependence on the Holy Spirit with God as our solid core. The personal reflection questions are excellent as well as the discussion questions which all help to solidify the principles taught.Leslie
ProfessorLarry J. Crabb, PhD
- University of Illinois, MA and PhD
- Ursinus College, BS
- Understand the basic model of SoulCare.
- Resist temptation to keep relationships shallow.
- Move into somebody’s life (with the wisdom that knows how the soul works) in meaningful, deep, soul-connecting kinds of ways.
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Very well done…learned a lot…good review and presented well.Coleman
A fantastic course – very helpful and insightful. I’m looking forward to continuing with the SoulCare format.Lee
It was a very helpful, eye-opening course. I look forward to learning more!Denise
I have friends taking counseling masters degree programs and these lessons sound better. Thank you!!! This is a gift!!Holly
I learned so much from this course. I am already seeing the fruits of this teaching in my life!Anissa
This course is very original and inspiring. It deserves to be studied by all who want to be good friends to others.Gildas
It was an eye-opening course. I learnt many new things about how to help others and also how to look into my own interior world. The course was well structured and very informative. The topics covered in the course were well explained and thereby easy to understand.
Thank you, Dr. Crabb!
I love this course. It is very helpful.Yingkun
The course made me rethink a lot about personal relationships as well as what it means to get one to think about forming a deep personal relationship with Christ.Brenda