David Powlison Examines the Unique Role of the Pastor as Counselor
A pastor inhabits multiple roles—teacher, preacher, youth leader, and counselor. Yet many church leaders feel unprepared to counsel church members who are struggling with difficult, multifaceted problems.
David Powlison reminds pastors of their unique role as the shepherds of God’s people, equipping them to apply biblical wisdom to the thoughts, values, moods, expectations, and decisions of those under their care.
Publication Year: 2021
Part 1: What Is Counseling?
Part 2: The Uniqueness of Pastoral Counseling
Chapter 1: You Have a Unique Responsibility to Counsel
Chapter 2: You Have Unique Opportunities to Counsel
Chapter 3: The Way You Do Counseling Is Unique
Chapter 4: You Counsel a Unique Message
Chapter 5: You Counsel in a Unique Community Context