Uncommon Community

Garrett Higbee

Garrett Higbee

Backed by biblical wisdom and over 30 years of counseling experience, Dr. Garrett Higbee’s stirring four-part DVD series will transform the way you care for one another. For small group leaders, small group members, and church counselors alike, Uncommon Community: Biblical Soul Care in Small Groups is more than a teaching series; it’s a life-changing, game-changing opportunity to come together in a Christ-centered, gospel-saturated fellowship of believers. Continue reading

Lights! Cameras! Action!: Using Video in Counselor Equipping

Greg Cook

Training is an ongoing and multi-faceted process. Much of the training process begins in the classroom with “head knowledge” but we cannot fully equip a counselor through classroom training alone. Though we incorporate role plays in the classroom setting, nothing seems quite as effective as the live observation or watching a live session to demonstrate what was taught in the classroom. As a minimum, we require that prospective lay counselors observe 10 or more sessions before meeting individually with a counselee. Continue reading