"It is not my enemies who taunt me?I could bear that.... It is you, my equal, my companion, my familiar friend...." Ps. 55:12-13 The paucity of...
Domestic violence is an often glossed-over danger in families today, and Christian families are not immune. The warning signs can be hidden or disregarded....
This book, written by a pastoral theologian with years of experience in counseling gay and lesbian individuals and their families, assist both pastoral...
By the year 2000 more than half of mainline Protestants will be over the age of sixty. Older adults have special needs to which many pastors are not...
Many clergy are in startlingly bad health. Not only do they regularly report depression, stress, and serious family and financial problems, they also exhibit...
In this highly accessible book, Fred Lehr clarifies the nature and practice of clergy codependence. In short, insightful, and highly readable chapters, filled...
As healthcare leaders widely recognize, churches are second homes to their members and ideally situated—indeed called—to serve their communities...
David K. Switzer presents a clear, illustrative and practical manual for pastoral caregivers that covers the entire range of pastoral care emergencies...
Here, Granger Westberg presents a creative, new way for congregations to provide a wholistic ministry to their members. His parish nurse program brings...
Over 120 million American teens and adults use alcohol at one time or another. While in most situations these individuals are able to use it responsibly and...
The Latino population is a pastorally challenging polyculture. This diversity requires spiritual caregivers to approach every Hispanic individual with...
Miles, a nationally recognized expert in the field of domestic violence and teen relationship violence, explores the complex issue of teen dating violence....
This book represents a significant departure from most contemporary writing about spiritual direction. While most writers focus on long-term relationships of...
Where is God when one suffers? How may one be consoled? How do people understand their religious beliefs in relation to suffering? When they encounter genuine...
Domestic violence is a widespread, though largely invisable, problem, often exacerbated by the pastoral urge to "keep the family together" at all costs. Yet...
Dying to old roles and rising again... Sixteen men attempt to lay out what it means to be an adult male Christian. The authors move beyond old stereotypes of...
In this signal volume, Christie Neuger offers a new feminist paradigm for radical, effective, empowering counseling for women. She contends that pastors must...
This book presents a unique blend of theological reflection on listening, new and tested research on listening as it relates to church leadership, and...
This is the book that will provide pastors and congregational leadership the tools to identify the assumptions, behaviors, and structures that promote, while...
More and more professionals in ministry realized the benefits of brief pastoral counseling?typically three sessions?for addressing the real-life...
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