Spring Seminar 2015

Mark your calendars and check back soon for more information about this year's Summer Institute! The conference will feature the speakers listed below. Register now for the Regular Rate of $175 per person. Register Now

 
     
 

General Sessions
Workshops
Cost
Location

Women's Pre-Conference
Conference Schedule
Lodging
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General Sessions

1. The Necessity of Biblical Counseling - Heath Lambert
2. The Necessity of the Word in Counseling - Voddie Baucham
3. The Necessity of the Holy Spirit in Counseling - Brian Borgman
4. The Necessity of Prayer in Counseling - Voddie Baucham
5. The Necessity of the Church in Counseling - Jim Newheiser
6. The Necessity of the Gospel in Counseling - Heath Lambert

Workshops

Registrants of the conference will be able to choose from 24 workshops including: 
  • Counseling Struggling Adoptive Parents – Brian Borgman
  • Continuationists, Cessationists and Counseling – Brian Borgman
  • Having Biblical Expectations in Counseling – Brian Borgman
  • Equipping Women to Uproot Bitterness – Shelbi Cullen
  • Safeguarding Women, Protecting Pastors – Elyse Fitzpatrick
  • The Forgotten Part of the Church: Counseling Teenagers – Joel Fitzpatrick
  • Establishing and Maintaining a Counseling Center in the Local Church – Darrell & Janet Gustafson
  • Offering Hope and Help to Women who Self-Injure (women only) – Janet Gustafson
  • Helping People Handle Trials – Heath Lambert
  • Bringing Freedom to Captives of Pornography – Heath Lambert
  • Listening and Ministering to Eating Disorders and Disorderly Eating – Scott Mehl
  • Listening and Ministering to Sexual Issues – Scott Mehl
  • Depression Case Study – Scott Mehl
  • Guarding Against Gossip (women only) – Caroline Newheiser
  • I've Lost My Teen to a Machine! How the Gospel Frees Your Teen From Device Addiction – Eileen Scipione
  • Preparation for Counseling from the Pastoral Epistles – George Scipione
  • Difficult Cases and Wisdom in Counseling 1 – George Scipione
  • Difficult Cases and Wisdom in Counseling 2 – George Scipione
  • When It Is Hard To Let Go - Helping Those Who Forgive – David Wojnicki
  • How Logos Software Helps You to Counsel – Logos Bible Software
We're also offering the Care & Discipleship track, which consists of the following 4 workshops:
  • What is Biblical Counseling? Part 1 – Jim Newheiser
  • What is Biblical Counseling? Part 2 – Jim Newheiser
  • General Principles of Biblical Counseling Part 1 – Tom Maxham
  • General Principles of Biblical Counseling Part 2 – Tom Maxham
No special registration is necessary, you can simply select these 4 workshops and you will satisfy the requirements for the first 6 videos of the Care & Discipleship Level 1 course.
 

Cost

  • Super Early Bird $125 (thru 2/24)
  • Early Bird $150 (2/25-3/31)
  • Regular $175 (4/1-5/19)
  • Late $200 (5/20-6/25)

Location

Mission Hills Church
400 E Mission Hills Court
San Marcos, CA 92069

Women's Pre-Conference

All ladies are invited to come hear Elyse Fitzpatrick teach on “Good News for Weary Women” at IBCD’s annual Women’s Pre-Conference. On Thursday, June 25th join with women from churches throughout the area for a day of edification and fellowship. Registration includes a catered lunch and a copy of Elyse's  book Good News for Weary Women.  

*You must register separately for this event at the Women's Pre-Conference Page.

Schedule

  Thursday, June 25 2015

5:00pm Conference Registration begins
6:00pm General Session 1
The Necessity of Biblical Counseling Heath Lambert
7:35pm Break
8:00pm Workshop 1
  1. Brian Borgman - Having Biblical Expectations in Counseling
  2. Joel Fitzpatrick - The Forgotten Part of the Church: Counseling Teenagers
  3. Scott Mehl - Listening and Ministering to Eating Disorders and Disorderly Eating
  4. Caroline Newheiser - Guarding Against Gossip (women only)
  5. David Wojnicki - When It Is Hard To Let Go - Helping Those Who Forgive
  6. Jim Newheiser - What is Biblical Counseling? Part 1*
9:00pm Dismiss

  Friday, June 26 2015

8:30am Refreshments available
9:00am General Session 2
The Necessity of the Word in Counseling - Voddie Baucham
10:20am Break
10:45am Workshop 2
  1. Elyse Fitzpatrick - Safeguarding Women, Protecting Pastors
  2. Heath Lambert - Helping People Handle Trials
  3. Logos Bible Software - How Logos Software Helps You Counsel
  4. Scott Mehl - Depression Case Study
  5. George Scipione - Preparation for Counseling from the Pastoral Epistles
  6. Jim Newheiser - What is Biblical Counseling? Part 2*
11:45am Lunch
on your own
1:30pm General Session 3
  The Necessity of the Holy Spirit in Counseling - Brian Borgman
2:30pm Speaker Panel
3:00pm Break
3:15pm Workshop 3
  1. Brian Borgman - Counseling Struggling Adoptive Parents
  2. Shelbi Cullen - Equipping Women to Uproot Bitterness (women only)
  3. Heath Lambert - Bringing Freedom to Captives of Pornography
  4. Darrell & Janet Gustafson - Establishing and Maintaining a Counseling Center in the Local Church
  5. George Scipione - Difficult Cases and Wisdom in Counseling 1
  6. Tom Maxham - General Principles in Biblical Counseling Part 1*
4:15pm Dinner
(on your own)
6:00pm General Session 4
The Necessity of Prayer in Counseling - Voddie Baucham
7:35pm Break
8:00pm Workshop 4
  1. Brian Borgman - Continuationists, Cessationists and Counseling
  2. Janet Gustafson - Offering Hope and Help to Women Who Self-Injure (women only)
  3. Scott Mehl - Listening and Ministering to Sexual Issues
  4. Eileen Scipione - I've Lost My Teen to a Machine! How the Gospel Frees Your Teen from Device Addiction
  5. George Scipione - Difficult Cases and Wisdom in Counseling 2
  6. Tom Maxham - General Principles of Biblical Counseling Part 2*
9:00pm Dismiss

  Saturday, June 27 2015

8:30am Refreshments available
9:00am General Session 5
The Necessity of the Church in Counseling - Jim Newheiser
10:15am Break
10:45am General Session 6
The Necessity of the Gospel in Counseling - Heath Lambert
12:00pm Conference ends

 

Lodging

The Hampton Inn is our preferred hotel since it is most convenient to Mission Hills Church and has the most rooms blocked for our event. There are several other events taking place in the area during our conference, so make your reservations as soon as possible.

123 E. Carmel Street
San Marcos, CA 92078
760-736-9249
book by June 5th using this link
  • 1 King $119.00 + tax; IBCD rate
  • 2 Queens $119.00 + tax; IBCD rate
approx. 1.7 miles from Mission Hills Church
Hampton Inn San Marcos

The following hotels have been used in the past for IBCD events and given us discounted rates for conference stays. They are both further from Mission Hills church, so make sure you allow for extra time to and from the event, especially during daily commuter times (Thurs before the conference, and Fri am especially).

1290 West Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92029
760-489-1010
call to reserve with IBCD rate
  • 1 King $99.99 + tax; IBCD rate
  • 2 Queens $99.99 + tax; IBCD rate
approx. 5 miles from Mission Hills Church
 
Comfort Inn Escondido
 
Motel Mediteran Escondido 
2336 S. Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA 92025
760-743-2300
call to reserve with IBCD rate
  • 1 Queen $75.99 + tax; IBCD rate
  • 1 King $84.99 + tax; IBCD rate
  • 2 Queens $94.99 + tax; IBCD rate
approx. 8 miles from Mission Hills Church
 
Motel Mediterran

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 Bulletin/Web Announcement

You won't want to miss IBCD 's Summer Institute, Equipped to Counsel, June 25-27 at Mission Hills Church in San Marcos. This year's speakers include Heath Lambert, Voddie Baucham, Brian Borgman, Jim Newheiser, and many more! For more information or to register go to www.ibcd.org/summer-institute. Ladies are also invited to Elyse Fitzpatrick's Women's Pre-Conference, Good News for Weary Women, on Thursday, June 25. Any questions can be directed to