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Rendering to Caesar What Is Caesar's

Christian Counseling Ethics in a Secular Age

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Lp Csl Render To Caesar What Is Caesars Ei 2020 Update

The Gideon Institute of Christian Psychology & Counseling, in partnership with The Julianna Poor Memorial Counseling Center, invite you to an online Continuing Education Presentation on Saturday, November 7th (8:15a-4p).


5 CE credits:

  • Texas Based (3 hrs)
  • Ethics (1 hr)
  • General CE’s (1 hr)


Dr. Michael Cook, Ph. D., LMFT, currently serves as Director of the Gideon Institute of Christian Psychology and Counseling at Houston Baptist University. He is also Director of Clinical Training and Associate Professor for the MA in Christian Psychology and MA in Christian Counseling programs. Michael has had a career of over twenty-years in Christian Higher Education, serving previously at Huntington University and Taylor University. His undergraduate degree is in Sociology (B.A.) from Albany State University; his advanced degrees are an M.Div. in Pastoral Ministries and a Ph.D. in Psychology and Counseling from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Michael is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (IN) and has served in several mental health facilities and in several churches. He specializes in marital therapy, trauma therapy, spiritual formation and formational counseling.

Eric L. Johnson, Ph.D. is Professor of Christian Psychology within the Gideon Institute of Christian Psychology and Counseling at Houston Baptist University. He has taught psychology and counseling courses for over 30 years and written over 50 articles and two ground-breaking books on Christian psychology, Foundations for Soul Care: A Christian Psychology Proposal and God and Soul Care: The Therapeutic Resources of the Christian Faith. In addition, Eric edited Psychology & Christianity: Five Views and was a co-author of Christian Psychotherapy in Context: Theoretical and Empirical Explorations in Faith-Based Mental Health.

Randolph K. Sanders, Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychologist from New Braunfels, Texas with 39 years of licensed practice experience. An award-winning author, he is the editor of Christian Counseling Ethics: A Handbook for Psychologists, Therapists and Pastors, published by InterVarsity Press and now in its second edition. His workshops and articles on ethical issues are noted for their timeliness and practical content. Dr. Sanders served as Executive Director of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (1994-2005) and was a recipient of the organization’s Distinguished Member Award. He earned his Ph.D. at the Graduate School of Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary and is listed in the National Register of Health Service Psychologists.


  • 8:15a —Meet & Greet; Verify registrations for CEUs
  • 8:45a — Texas Specific Ethics: Part 1–Dr. Randolph Sanders
  • 10:15a — Break
  • 10:30a — Texas Specific Ethics: Part 2 - Dr. Randolph Sanders
  • 12p — Lunch
  • 1p — Counseling, Religions, & Worldviews – Dr. Eric Johnson
  • 2p — Christian Sexual Ethics in a Secular Age – Dr. Michael Cook
  • 3p — Panel Discussion: Current Challenges Facing Christian Counselors Seeking to Navigate an Increasingly Secular Society - Sanders, Johnson & Cook

Registration & Cost

  • Register below
  • Before Sun, Nov 1 — $125
  • After Sun, Nov 1 — $175
  • Students — $25


For additional information or questions, please call 713.335.6462 or email

Event Details

  • DateSat, Nov 07, 2020
  • Time 8:15am–4:00pm
  • Where Online