Lay Counseling Training Program



  • Discipling With God's Word
  • Developing Lay Leaders
  • Teaching the Love of God



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Coach others using Christ-as-Life teachings to reach all that God has for them.
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"Discerning my false beliefs and releasing them has enabled me to move forward in dependence on Christ. My self-effort struggle has lost it's power. I am now able to leave it with the Lord and rest. I now share that with so many.... " AG at God's Will For Your Life Bible Study in So FL


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Lay Counseling Training Program

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Is God calling you to help others?

Then Biblical Lay Counseling Training may be for you.


Blessed by the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort; who comforts us in all our affliction so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any afflication with the comfort with which we ourselves are comfoted by God.

2 Corthinthians 1:3-4


We offer a training program to help you become a Lay Counselor or 3 options to help you develop your Lay Counseling Program:


Consulting Help to Set Up Your Program

Training For Lay Counselors

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Learn Practical Biblical Applications to Help Others

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There Is An Answer's Lay Counseling Training program teaches lay individuals how to:

  • Share the love of God with the hurting
  • Disciple others using Christ-as-Life teachings
  • Deepen your knowledge of God's Word and how to use it to minister to the hurting


Participant Oriented:

  • Small Group Exercises
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  • Individual Exercises
  • Individual Self Study Exercises
  • Practical Applications


May Be Offered As:

  • A Training Class/Bible Study
  • 6 months - weekly
  • 2 Hour Sessions
  • Bible Study
  • 6 Week Study - 8 hrs/week


What You Need:

  • An Instructor or Leader
  • Instructor Manual
  • Participant Guides
  • Discipleship Studies Books (Counselee Books) (Not Included)









Lay Counseling Training Program

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Written in 3 modules, There Is An Answer's Lay Counseling Training Program includes a combination of lecture and classroom discussion, group and individual exercises, and homework assignments. This is typically a 6 month Training Program.


Unit I - Prerequisites

  • God's Will For Your Life Conference or Bible Study (Not Included)
  • Boundaries Class (Not Included)
  • Reading Assignment & Short Paper Submission


Unit II - Christ-as-Life (The Exchanged Life)

  • Discipleship Model
  • Exchanged Life Model
  • Character of God
  • Biblical Picture of Man
  • Renewing Your Mind
  • Surrender
  • Forgiveness
  • Abiding In Christ
  • Spiritual Warfare
  • Power Over Sin
  • Depression
  • Abuse & Dependencies


Unit III - Listening, Helping& Sharing Skills

  • Listening Skills
  • Practical Experience
  • Helping Skills I & II
  • Practical Experience


Instructor Manual includes:

  • Lay Counseling Application
  • Lay Counseling Training Checklist
  • Lesson Plan/Home Work Assignments
  • Tests







Consulting Help


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We can assist you in setting up your Lay Counseling Ministry & Training Program. We typically meet for a series of 6 meetings to help you establish your ministry foundation, services, organization structure, counseling model and materials to be used, administration, marketing plan and your implementation plan.


We will assist you in identifying areas and decisions that need to be considered prior to opening your Ministry or starting your Training Program. We will help you organize your time appropriately to meet your goals and to assist you in developing an operational plan that includes action plans and time frames for the various stages of development prior to beginning your program.


We will help you develop a working Ministry plan that will insure you meet your Ministry goals while taking into account legal, regulatory, organizational, ethical, and financial issues.


Our fees are very affordable and include options of hourly rates or a reduced project rate. We are available to meet in person or via phone and video conferencing.


For more information please contact us at:

404.913.0127 or

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Lay Counseling Training


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We will train your Lay Leaders either in person or Online via video conferencing. We offer classes periodically or we will train at your convenience. We also train individuals who want to become Lay Counselors.


$399 Per Person for classes of 2 or more


Individuals must complete an application process & God's Will For Your Life Conference.



For more information please contact us at:

404.913.0127 or

Internet Contact Us






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To purchase rights to make your own copies:

Lay Counseling Leader Guide - 307 pages

Lay Counseling Paticipant Guide - 279 pages

$500 Leader Guide & Participant Guide




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Statement of Use:

The Lay Counseling Training Materials contained herein are for example purposes only.

There Is An Answer does not guarantee results or specific outcomes for training and/or

resulting lay counseling. The use of this book should not be construed as an offer of

counseling services by There Is An Answer. The user assumes the entire risk related

to the use of the training materials. There Is An Answer disclaims any and all warranties,

whether express or implied, including without limitation, any implied warranties of

merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. In no event will There Is An Answer

or any of its employees or agents, be liable to you or to any third party for any direct,

indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages resulting from any

use or misuse of this training material.


For those purchasing rights to make your own copies:

For those individuals or entities purchasing rights to print off and make copies from an

electronic file, the training material must be downloaded within 5 days of purchase to

one computer. The download may not be moved to a different computer. The purchaser

may not lend, sell, copy, or give the training material to another user not associated with

the training class.