I am teaching a class in pastoral care and counseling at seminary. I decided to roleplay a hospital visit. I had one student to roleplay having a back injury with uncertain prognosis. Then I roleplayed a rather poor pastoral visit. I am pretty good at poor pastoral visits--- I just have to do what comes … Continue reading Naturally Not Compassionate
Here is a very brief section on "philosophies" of pastoral counseling supervision from the book that my wife and I are finishing. "Dynamics in Pastoral Counseling." It is a broad overview of principles in pastoral counseling for students. Hopefully it will be published in 2019. “Philosophies” of Supervision In the supervision of counselors there are … Continue reading Supervision of Pastoral Counselors
Here is our newest presentation on Pastoral Counseling. It is a modification of a previous one. However, there are considerable changes--- hopefully improvements.
Here are the most popular presentations we use at our counseling center based on hits and downloads from Slideshare.net. Note A Some of the top ones don't have the highest numbers. That is because Slideshare doesn't really all revisions. Therefore, if we update a presentation we delete the old one (and lose the statistics) and … Continue reading Most Popular Pastoral Counseling Presentations
How do you breathe? I recall someone talking about yoga and Indian meditation, and describing it in terms of learning how to breathe. Of course, most of us would say that we know how to breathe. It comes naturally. However, when I was in symphonic band, I was taught how to breathe properly for playing … Continue reading Learning to Listen
This is my first post in this new website. I have been blogging for a long time now. My largest website is http://www.munsonmissions.org in which I write predominantly on topics of Christian missions. I have been serving as a missionary in the Philippines since 2004, and have my doctorate in Missions, so it is not … Continue reading The Adventure Begins