David augsburger's Caring Enough to Confront is a classic in Christian peacemaking. Whether in family, church or work relationships, Caring Enough to Confront gives readers the tools to make the most of every conflict. Believing that we can somehow avoid it can only damage our relationships, but when we learn to integrate our needs and wants with those of others, it can be a catalyst in our relationships for deeper loving care.
It teaches the reader how to build trust, cope with blame and prejudice, and be honest about anger and frustration. Fleming H Revell Company. Dr. Conflict simply is. Dr. He offers a biblically based model for dealing with conflict to teach Christians how to confront with compassion and resolve issues in a healthy and healing way.
Augsburger challenges readers to keep in mind that the important issue is not what the conflict is about, but instead how the conflict is handled.
Meditations of the Heart
This collection of fifty-four of his most well-known meditations features his thoughts on prayer, community, and the joys and rituals of life. Thurman addresses those moments of trial and uncertainty and offers a message of hope and endurance for people of all faiths. Howard thurman, the great spiritualist and mystic, was renowned for the quiet beauty of his reflections on humanity and our relationship with God.
. Within this collection are words that sustain, elevate, and inspire. Meditations of the heart is a beautiful collection of meditations and prayers by one of our greatest spiritual leaders.
Caring Enough to Confront: How to Transform Conflict with Compassion and Grace
Believing that we can somehow avoid it only damages our relationships. Conflict simply is. Caring enough to Confront is a classic in Christian peacemaking. He offers a constructive model for dealing with conflict that is guided by the Sermon on the Mount to show Christians how to confront with compassion and resolve issues in a healthy and healing way.
Caring enough to confront gives readers the tools to make the most of every conflict, whether in family, church, or work relationships. It teaches the reader how to build trust, cope with blame and prejudice, and be honest about anger and frustration. But when we learn to integrate our needs and wants with those of others, conflict can be a catalyst in our relationships for deeper loving care.
David augsburger challenges readers to keep in mind that the important issue is not what the conflict is about but how the conflict is handled.
How Your Church Family Works: Understanding Congregations as Emotional Systems
Drawing on the work of bowen, friedman, congregational change, irresponsible behavior, and his own many years' counseling experience, leadership roles, Peter Steinke shows how to recognize and deal with the emotional roots of such issues as church conflict, and the effect of family of origin on current relationships.
Featuring a new preface and a fresh redesign, the book is a classic work by one of the most respected names in congregational consulting. Alban Institute. Discover why working relationships may be "stuck" in certain behaviors. Psychologically sound, and practically illustrated with case studies, theologically grounded, How Your Church Family Works will help you better understand how your congregation works and how to keep it healthy.
Caring Enough to Forgive--Caring Enough Not to Forgive
Used book in Good Condition. Alban Institute. It sees the real focus of forgiving not in individualistic release from guilt and proof of goodness, but in inter-personal reconciliation, wholeness and life together in Christian community.
Caring Enough to Hear and Be Heard: How to Hear and How to Be Heard in Equal Communication
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Images of Pastoral Care
Dittes, Robert C. Dykstra, heije Faber, Charles V. Chalice Press. Used book in Good Condition. Alban Institute. Hanson, margaret zipse Kornfeld, Seward Hiltner, Bonnie J. Boisen, Alastair V. Nouwen, gaylord Noyce, Paul W. Used book in Good Condition. Pruyser, Edward P. Miller-mclemore, Jeanne Stevenson Moessner, Henri J.
Gill-austern, Karen R. Wimberly. Includes readings by: Anton T. This book is an edited volume of works that have predominated over the past several decades in contemporary pastoral theology. Through these works, their struggles for recognition in this often controversial field, the reader gains a sense of the varied identities of pastoral care professionals, and insight into the history of the disciple.
Campbell, donald Capps, James E. Gerkin, Brita L. M. Such metaphors include the solicitous shepherd, the intimate stranger, the wounded healer, the midwife, and other tangible images. Through the writings of nineteen leading voices in the history of pastoral care, Dykstra shows how each contributor developed a metaphor for understanding pastoral care.
Recalling Our Own Stories: Spiritual Renewal for Religious Caregivers
Chalice Press. He also helps readers explore and edit the mythologies that make up their self-image, expectations about their performance and role, attitudes toward others, and convictions about ministry. How religious caregivers can find spiritual renewal in their own storyRecalling Our Own Stories, which author Edward P.
It is also a valuable resource for practitioners who assist these clergy and caregivers in meeting the challenges of their work. Wimberly enables caregivers to map out and come to grips with cultural expectations of their profession. Wimberly describes as "a spiritual retreat in book form, " is designed to help clergy and religious caregivers face the challenges of ministry.
Alban Institute. Used book in Good Condition. Finally, he provides a model for spiritual and emotional review grounded in narrative psychology and spiritual approaches. As wimberly explains, this book offers a way to renew our motivation for ministry by reconnecting to our original call, visualizing again how God has acted and remains intricately involved in our lives.
Wimberly demonstrates how religious caregivers, often facing burnout, can tap the sources of renewal that reside in the faith community. Used book in Good Condition.
The Minister as Diagnostician: Personal Problems in Pastoral Perspective
Chalice Press. Used book in Good Condition. Alban Institute. In this book, paul pruyser explores the first step in the helping process: the diagnostic assessment. Used book in Good Condition. He develops a set of guidelines for conducting pastoral-diagnostic interviews that acknowledges the pastor's professional uniqueness and meets the parishioner's expectations.
Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Understanding one's personal issues and emotional reactions- one's "countertransference"- has long been recognized as a core competency in ministry. Now new understandings of intersubjectivity, shared wisdom both conscious and unconscious, mutual influence, and multicultural dynamics in the caring relationship are bringing promising new possibilities and challenges to pastoral practice.
Employing these insights, in this groundbreaking book Pamela Cooper-White offers a new relational paradigm for pastoral assessment and theological reflection. She innovatively combines postmodern, counseling, psychoanalytic, and theological perspectives with illuminating case studies to illustrate this new use of the self in pastoral care, and psychotherapy.
Alban Institute. Chalice Press. Augsburg Fortress Publishing. She uses the caregiver's own responses and feelings as a primary instrument for deepening discernment and better care.
The Art of Listening in a Healing Way
The art of listening in a healing way" is Jim Miller's sequel to his popular book, "The Art of Being a Healing Presence. He describes what healing listening is and how it differs from other kinds of listening. Used book in Good Condition. Alban Institute. Used book in Good Condition. Chalice Press. Then 27 short chapters provide helpful insights in how to do this special kind of listening.
Augsburg Fortress Publishing. Examples: "A healing listener listens with the eyes. A healing listener cleaves to silence. Interspersed throughout are intriguing quotations from the ages, as well as the author's floral photography.