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Giving Counsel

A Ministers Guidebook
  • By Donald Capps
A Ministers Guidebook
  • By Donald Capps
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For most ministers, pastoral counseling is a part of daily ministry, whether it is in an office counseling session or in a chance meeting with a parishioner outside the church. Whatever the setting, ministers are often called on to provide counsel and, by virtue of their calling and training, 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. Renowned pastoral care expert Donald Capps equips readers with basic knowledge and skills and helps them to create a framework to ensure that all conversations where counsel is given will be valuable and not harmful to the person involved. 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 Boundaries

Giving 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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For most ministers, pastoral counseling is a part of daily ministry, whether it is in an office counseling session or in a chance meeting with a parishioner outside the church. Whatever the setting, ministers are often called on to provide counsel and, by virtue of their calling and training, 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. Renowned pastoral care expert Donald Capps equips readers with basic knowledge and skills and helps them to create a framework to ensure that all conversations where counsel is given will be valuable and not harmful to the person involved. 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 Boundaries

Giving 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.

Read More

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780827212473
    • Manufacturer: Christian Board Of Pubn
    • ISBN 13: 9780827212473
    • ISBN 10: 082721247X
    • Strategic Partners: Disciples of Christ
    • Language of Text: English
    • Publication Date: 11/01/2001
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Donald Capps
    • Page Count: 272
    • Width: 5.94 inches
    • Height: 0.73 inches
    • Length: 9.22 inches
    • Weight: 0.87 pounds
    • SKU: 9780827212558
    • Manufacturer: Christian Board Of Pubn
    • ISBN 13: 9780827212558
    • Publication Date: 11/01/2001
    • Format: Electronic Media
    • Author: Donald Capps
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