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CHARLES G. JOHNSON, FACILITATOR UNSTANDING PEOPLE COURSE OVERVIEW
Course Description: This course guides the learner on a journey to better understand people so that you can minister more powerfully in their lives.
Learner Objectives: To learn the principles of human growth and development. To become more sensitive to and aware of the importance of human observation as an essential component of understanding people. To better understand what people are like at all ages and stages of the life span. To enhance our relationships by improving our human relations skills.
Course Text: Understanding People – A Ministry to All Stages of Life, Cheryl Fawcett, Ph.D. Evangelical Training association, 2001 Edition, and ISBN: 0-910566-99-2.
Course Relevance: We are in the people business. Our success as leaders depends on our ability to relate effectively with people. Positive human relation skills can be learned through training and practice. Positive human relation skills have personal and social rewards.
Course Foundation – We Serve A God of Understanding: Proverbs 3:19, The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath e established the heavens.
Thought – Provoking Scriptural References: Proverbs 4:7 Wisdom is the principle thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. Proverbs 2:2 so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding. Proverb 2:6 for the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding. Proverb 2:11 Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee. Proverbs 49:3 My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditations of my heart shall be of understanding. Hence, God wants us to be a people in pursuit of understanding!
Compelling themes involved in understanding People: All people desire to be understood. We seek to understand others so that we too can be understood ourselves. Understanding people requires knowledge, time, effort, prayer and wisdom.