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Luther Rice University Practicum

Luther Rice University Students @ GFI Practicum

Students in the Biblical Counseling degree program at Luther Rice College and Seminary are authorized to fulfill their practicum requirement through Grace Fellowship International.  There are three modules in this GFI practicum process: the Exchanged Life Conference, the Workshop, and the Solomon Lecture Series. Follow the module links below for more details.

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1. The Exchanged Life Conference is available by as a live event, online webinar, or by DVD. An accompanying 100 page notebook is used with it. For information of the next live event, visit the Conference page or the Grace Fellowship Events Calendar. (If you take the Conference early via a media option, attendance at the live event is optional.) Handbook to Happiness and The Ins and Out of Rejection are to be read as a related assignment (if you have note yet done so). Both books are by our founder, Dr. Charles Solomon.

The fee options for the conference include: the live event – $50.00 (notebook included); media options – $30.00 for the webinar. (DVD and audio CD albums are also available in the GFI store.) The notebook is additional: $15.00 (in print) or $10.00 (PDF).  Note: If the student registers for both the Workshop and Solomon School Lecture Series at the same time (see below), the Conference and notebook are free.

2. The Spirituotherapy Workshop is a practical education and training module that is only available as a live event. It is offered in Pigeon Forge, TN in March, August, and November annually. For information on the next Workshop, visit the
Workshop page or the Grace Fellowship Events Calendar. Please read Handbook for Christ-Centered Counseling as part of the workshop requirements. Students will also take a Taylor-Johnson Temperament Analysis questionnaire as part of the Workshop. (To get acquainted with this instrument, you can visit:

Afterward, you are asked to lead two individuals through the (approximately two hour) Spirituotherapy interview process (that you will be trained to do in the Workshop). The $325.00 fee includes two lunches, refreshments and materials.

3.  The Solomon School Lecture Series features 25 online lectures via video with PDF notes. The registration fee for online access is $325.00. The student can register online at the Grace Fellowship events page or by phoning GFI. As of 2018, the student can opt for the Standard Edition or Recovery Coach edition of this Series.

You may already have read one or more of the required books. If not, you can order them from the Grace Fellowship online store or by phoning toll free: 1-888-66grace (or 865-429-0450).

Most students use Tennessee Mountain Lodge (3571 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, ph. 865-453-4784) or Toni Best Western (3810 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, ph. 865-453-9058). Suites are available at MainStay Suites (410 Pine Mountain Rd., Pigeon Forge, TN 37863, 865-428-8350). Country Cascades has an outdoor water park (204 Sharon Drive, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37863, ph. 888-482-7829).

Feel free to contact John Woodward (LRU D.Min., 2004) if you have any questions about this practicum track (865-429-0450; cell: 865-740-7847) or use this form: