Definition of Pastoral Care and Historical Context

The role of pastoral care in the community cannot be underestimated. In an era of unprecedented responsiveness and need the pastor is often the first point of reference and front line advocate of the love and care of Christ. This role has changed over the years to incorporate an element of diagnostic skills and a cache of referral tools. However the basic model of healing, sustaining,reconciliation, and guidance remain.

Pastoral Survival Guide: Pastoral Challenges Today

Pastoral Survival Guide: Part 1  by Rowland Croucher Introduction: Pastoral Challenges Today 1. Relationship with God 2. Family-of-Origin 3. Mentors and Networks 4. Leadership and Interpersonal Skills 5. Home and Marriage 6. Stress Management 7. Problem-Solving 8. The… Read More