Counsellor Training


Counsellor Training

Harvest Muskoka offers training to those in our church as well as counsellors, pastors, ministry directors in other Churches within Harvest Bible Fellowship and beyond.

Becoming a Biblical Soul Care Counsellor

A counsellor is an uncommon leader who has Godly character, genuine commitment, and growing competence with the ability to influence, equip, and care for others.

What You Can Do Now

  • Serve as an Advocate (Contact Pastor Matt)
  • Serve as a Small Group Leader or Apprentice (Contact Jon Fitter)
  • Get more information on advocacy here
  • Pray for our ministry: our pastors, counsellors, counselees, and advocates
  • Serve as an office volunteer for Biblical Soul Care

Start Training

At Harvest Bible Chapel, Biblical Soul Care Counsellors are:

  • Growing in maturity in his/her walk with Christ
  • Demonstrate an eagerness to be equipped for ministry
  • Desire to continually be equipped for ministry

Below is a list of courses and reading requirements we ask that all prospective counsellors take in order to start serving as a counsellor.

NOTE: While the Uncommon Leadership 101-301 courses are for every leader in the church, we ask that all counsellors complete Uncommon Leadership 501 before counselling on a formal basis.

Uncommon Leadership 101

  • Available for anyone to take
  • Basic Biblical Soul Care skills and tools to be used within the small group context

Uncommon Leadership 201

  • Available for small group leaders and apprentice small group leaders
  • How the Gospel impacts discipleship, identity in Christ, etc.

Uncommon Leadership 301

  • Available for small group leaders and flock leaders

Uncommon Leadership 501

  • Available by invitation of a Pastor, Family Leader or Elder only

Matt King

Pastor of Biblical Soul Care

Email Matt