Becoming a Pastor: Forming Self and Soul for Ministry

Pilgrim Press - Revised and updated edition of the bestselling leadership guide for pastors as well as those on their path to ordained ministry.





Hearing Beyond the Words: How to Become a Listening Pastor

Abingdon Press - Emma justes, thoughtful availability,  hearing beyond the words signifies an intimate relationship characterized by humility, vulnerability, and mutuality. Pastors listen all the time. Condition: New. Or do they? listening is more than a developed skill; it is an awesome gift of hospitality offered to others.

Only when pastors hear beyond the words, can they care-fully minister. Isbn13: 9780687494996. To help the reader learn this essential skill, the author includes exercises at the end of each chapter to build needed competency for this healing ministry. According to Dr. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!

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Images of Pastoral Care

Chalice Press - Isbn13: 9780687494996. Gerkin, Brita L. Tracking provided on most orders. Through these works, the reader gains a sense of the varied identities of pastoral care professionals, their struggles for recognition in this often controversial field, and insight into the history of the disciple. Dittes, Robert C. Such metaphors include the solicitous shepherd, the wounded healer, the intimate stranger, the midwife, and other tangible images.

Pruyser, Edward P. Gill-austern, Karen R. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Hanson, margaret zipse Kornfeld, Seward Hiltner, Bonnie J. Dykstra, heije Faber, Charles V. This book is an edited volume of works that have predominated over the past several decades in contemporary pastoral theology.

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The Practice of Pastoral Care, Revised and Expanded Edition: A Postmodern Approach

Westminster John Knox Press - Condition: New. This new edition elaborates on and expands the author's previous work, adding an intercultural perspective that gives more attention to religious pluralism in the pastoral care setting. Isbn13: 9780687494996. Readers will be able to confidently and professionally offer pastoral care and counseling to members of their congregations or other places of ministry.

Doehring describes the basic ingredients of a caregiving relationship, shows how to use the caregiver's life experience as a source of authority, and demonstrates how to develop the skill of listening and establishing the actual relationship. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! The practice of pastoral care has become a popular seminary textbook for courses in pastoral care and a manual for clinical pastoral education.

The Practice of Pastoral Care, Revised and Expanded Edition: A Postmodern Approach - It offers a road map for using a step-by-step narrative, relational, especially in coping with stress, embodied approach to spiritual care that respects the unique ways people live out their values and beliefs, loss, and violence. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Chalice Press.

In it, modern, doehring encourages counselors to view their ministry through a trifocal lens that incorporates premodern, and postmodern approaches to religious and psychological knowledge. Tracking provided on most orders.





A Family Genogram Workbook

Educational Consultants - A family genogram workbook, elaine boomer, but powerful, by Israel Galindo, is an easy to use, and Don Reagan, guide to understanding your family and how it shaped you. By working through various exercises and activities in A Family Genogram Workbook you will gain insight into your family and your place in it.

The chapter titled the 20 questions to Ask About Your Family will help readers focus on key issues related to family emotional process. The workbook has four chapters. Isbn13: 9780687494996. This resource is suitable for courses on family systems, marriage and family retreats or workshops, individual or group study, coaching relationships, for premarital counseling with couples or blended families, social work practice, or for personal use.

A Family Genogram Workbook - A genogram is an exciting tool for understanding and interpreting family history and relationships. The workbook format contains work pages so the reader can create a genogram right in the book. The first, step-by-step, a tutorial, shows readers, how to create their own family genogram so that they can quickly reap the benefits of this powerful tool for understanding family emotional process.

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Injustice and the Care of Souls: Taking Oppression Seriously in Pastoral Care

Fortress Press - Chalice Press. Used book in Good Condition. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. The volumes also help pastors to reflect on the ways their own social location has an impact on their ministries and to gain familiarity with resources available to support pastoral caregivers in a variety of contexts.

Pastoral care is often focused on individual problems, but much of what harms and impedes us stems from the larger social maladies at work in our lives. This unprecedented gathering of two dozen essays discusses the realities of racism, ableism, sexism, heterosexism, ageism, and classism prevalent within the church and society in an effort to broaden and inform pastoral caregivers with the knowledge and the skills needed to respond effectively to oppressed and marginalized persons.

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Caring for God's People Integrating Spirituality Into Pastoral Counseling

Fortress Press - Used book in Good Condition. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Condition: New. The heart of the book lies in its presentation of the three schools of counseling theory that Culbertson finds most helpful: family systems theory, narrative counseling theory, and object relations theory. Culbertson has built his text around the ideal of Christian wholeness and maturity-a healthy interconnectedness of self-within-community.

Used book in Good Condition. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Isbn13: 9780687494996. Chalice Press. Culbertson brings new sensitivities to the counseling scene-a more nuanced grasp of gender, issues of sexual orientation, a pragmatic but professional mix of ancillary theories, a strong sense of the relationship of emotions to spirituality, an empathetic attitude, a new sense of families, and a sense of the relevance of the counselor's own self-understanding.

Caring for God's People Integrating Spirituality Into Pastoral Counseling - Each of these is explained in detail, divorce counseling, and then applied to the most common and challenging of counseling situations: pre-marital counseling, counseling gay men and women, marriage counseling, and grief counseling.





Giving Counsel: A Minister's Guidebook

Chalice Press - Whatever the setting, by virtue of their calling and training, ministers are often called on to provide counsel and, are expected to do so. This "how-to" guide for seminary students and ministers explores the role of the minister as counselor and provides a method for giving counsel. Using a "problem-resolving" approach, capps leads readers through:-- how to create a listening Environment-- How to Construct a Conversation-- How to Think Systemically-- How to Interpret Stories-- How to Manage BoundariesGiving Counsel is the perfect resource for seminary students and ministers of all faiths, whether you are beginning your study or looking for a single resource to serve your ministry.

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Trauma and Transformation at Ground Zero: A Pastoral Theology

Fortress Press - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Within this model, caregivers can move from a place of trauma to a place of transformation, which enables wholeness and healing for both caregivers and those for whom they care. Tracking provided on most orders. Used book in Good Condition. Isbn13: 9780827212473.

. Isbn13: 9780687494996. Condition: New. Chalice Press. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Tracking provided on most orders. Reflecting on experiences of suffering faced in ministry, Swain considers what it means to love in these instances and what is involved in ministering in these contexts. From personal interviews with chaplains at the temporary mortuary at Ground Zero and her own experiences as an Episcopal priest, psychotherapist, and chaplain, Storm Swain offers a new model of pastoral care grounded in theology and practice.

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Becoming a Healthier Pastor Creative Pastoral Care and Counseling Creative Pastoral Care & Counseling

FORTRESS PRESS - Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! . Among the most helpful and widely acclaimed resources for addressing church conflict and the quality of church life is Richardson's groundbreaking volume Creating a Healthier Church Fortress Press, 1996.

Richardson explores these patterns, how they operate in church situations, and how pastors can do their own family-of-origin assessment. Condition: New. His volume will become a standard tool for analysis of patterns in ministerial behavior and developing strong personal effectiveness. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Becoming a Healthier Pastor Creative Pastoral Care and Counseling Creative Pastoral Care & Counseling - His application of family systems theory to congregational life has enormously clarified its operative systems and especially its emotional system. He especially addresses pastors' own families of origin, a major but often hidden component in how they function emotionally in their congregations. Tracking provided on most orders.

In this sequel, richardson employs the same methodology to address the roots of personal issues that may hinder pastors' ability to function effectively as leaders within their congregations, and may in fact cause them deep difficulties. Used book in Good Condition. Chalice Press.





Polarization and the Healthier Church: Applying Bowen Family Systems Theory to Conflict and Change in Society and Congregational Life

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - Isbn13: 9780687494996. Tracking provided on most orders. The approach ronald Richardson describes here promotes neither a left nor right political agenda. The polarized issues that exist today are not new; they have existed for all time, and some may never be resolved. Isbn13: 9780827212473. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Tracking provided on most orders. Building on many of the strategies offered in his earlier book, Creating a Healthier Church, congregations, the practical strategies presented here are based on his own successful approach to guiding church leaders, and community groups from conflict to understanding and cooperation.

Polarization and the Healthier Church: Applying Bowen Family Systems Theory to Conflict and Change in Society and Congregational Life - What is different today, though, is the intensity of anger and hatred we experience. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Used book in Good Condition. Once again, the application of bowen family systems theory to the work of church leadership provides them with effective approaches to resolving divisive issues before they do irreparable damage to the church community.

Polarization is endemic in North American society. Used book in Good Condition. Condition: New. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!