Scranton, PA Training

High Point Baptist Church

1919 Mountain Road | Larksville, PA 18651

COVID-19 Update: We are fully committed to moving forward with this conference in August. We will continue to monitor the situation and keep our registrants well-informed if there are any updates. We anticipate an attendance of 100 registrants. Our lecture hall room capacity is 500, which will allow appropriate social distancing if required by the local government, or desired by any attendees.

August 28-29

Basics of Biblical Counseling

Join us for a weekend in August filled with biblical counseling training. Learn about key topics such as the Need for Biblical Counseling, A Comparison of Counseling Philosophies, and more.

What is Biblical Counseling?

Biblical counseling is the personal ministry of God’s people to others under the oversight of God’s church, dependent upon the authority and sufficiency of God’s Word through the work of the Holy Spirit. 


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    Dale Johnson


1.The Need for Biblical Counseling
2. The Definition and Goal of Biblical Counseling
3. Progressive Sanctification
4. Qualifications of a Biblical Counselor
5. Secular and Integration Theories
6. What Makes Biblical Counseling Biblical?
7. Q&A – Session


Friday, August 28
5:00 – 6:00 Check In
6:00 – 7:00 PM Session 1
7:15 – 8:15 PM Session 2
8:30 – 9:30 PM Session 3

Saturday, August 29
8:30 – 9:30 AM Session 4
9:45 – 10:45 AM Session 5
10:45 – 11:45 AM Session 6
11:45 – 12:45 PM Lunch
12:45 – 1:45 PM Session 7


Full Price


*A 90% refund will be given if canceled by August 14, 2020. After that date, we are unable to offer refunds.

*Group discounts are available for 5+  people at 10% off. Please email for discount code.

Registration Details

  • Conference Booklet

    Each attendee will receive a conference booklet at check in

  • Meals

    Lunch on Saturday is provided

  • Cost

    The cost of the conference is designed to be as affordable as possible

  • Registration Closing

    Registration is online and will close August 27th. After August 27, attendees will be required to register at the door.

  • Groups

    Groups of 5 or more people can register together and receive 10% off

Register Now

Hotel Discounts

ACBC has partnered with Hampton Inn & Suites to provide you with discounts on your hotel reservation. To receive a rate of $129 for your reservation on Friday, August 28th and/or Saturday, August 29th, book online at or call (570) 824-1005 and mention the group code: ACB

Available for reservations until July 28, 2020.

Hampton Inn & Suites

876 Schechter Drive

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702