Family, Faith and the Future




This course compares and contrasts the cultural and biblical worldviews of both marriage and the family as core societal institutions and lays a theoretical foundation for future direction and advocacy. Philosophical, theoretical and spiritual dynamics are examined from a Judeo-Christian perspective and in light with current social norms.

Course Lessons

Module 1:

  • FAPP 201-101: Welcome and Course Introduction
  • FAPP 201-102: Turn Your Heart Toward Home—Power in Parenting: A Father’s Look Back
  • FAPP 201-103: Counseling and Worldviews
  • FAPP 201-104: The Foundation of Society
  • FAPP 201-105: The Broken Family Epidemic

Module 2:

  • FAPP 201-201: Finding a Biblical Foundation: Starting from the Beginning
  • FAPP 201-202: America: A Great Idea
  • FAPP 201-203: Why Intolerance Can Be a Virtue
  • FAPP 201-204: Doing What’s Right
  • FAPP 201-205: The Adversity Principle

Module 3:

  • FAPP 201-301: Teaching Biblical Values to a New Generation
  • FAPP 201-302: A Nation Founded on God-given Liberty
  • FAPP 201-303: Dr. Dobson Speaks Out on Religious Liberty
  • FAPP 201-304: How Dads Shape Kids
  • FAPP 201-305: Good Family Man

Module 4:

  • FAPP 201-401: Biblical Foundations: Marriage God’s Way
  • FAPP 201-402: Dating, Romance and Everything in Between: Today’s Search for Love
  • FAPP 201-403: Keys to a Healthy Marriage
  • FAPP 201-404: Love is Like a Rose

Module 5:

  • FAPP 201-501: God’s Great Idea: Toward a Theology of Sexuality
  • FAPP 201-502: Redeeming Sexuality: Recovering God’s Plan for Our Lives
  • FAPP 201-503: Growing Up with Values
  • FAPP 201-504: Moms and Sons

Module 6:

  • FAPP 201-601: Hope Focused Marriage Counseling
  • FAPP 201-602: Protecting Your Children in a Dark Culture I
  • FAPP 201-603: Protecting Your Children in a Dark Culture II
  • FAPP 201-604: Molder of Romantic Dreams
  • FAPP 201-605: The Comparison Trap

Module 7:

  • FAPP 201-701: The Sanctity of Life: Theological and Historical Foundations
  • FAPP 201-702: The Spiritual Training of Children I
  • FAPP 201-703: The Spiritual Training of Children II
  • FAPP 201-704: Advancements in Life: Infant Mortality
  • FAPP 201-705: Putting Others First

Module 8:

  • FAPP 201-801: How Social Media and Technology are Changing a Generation: Effective Counseling Strategies for Digital Natives
  • FAPP 201-802: Becoming a Culture Warrior I
  • FAPP 201-803: Becoming a Culture Warrior II
  • FAPP 201-804: Dealing with a Pregnant Daughter
  • FAPP 201-805: How to Tell Your Kids about Adoption

Continuing Education

20.0 CE Credits available for IBCC Credential Holders.

The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) offers some psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers and play therapists Continuing Education (CE) credit due for good standing with certain states and a limited number of professional organizations. It remains the responsibility of each participant to be aware of state licensure and CE requirements. Participants should check their state and/or local regulations regarding required continuing education hours. For more information Light University Continuing Education programs, please visit: . 

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