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This new series is an essential resource for chaplains, pastoral counselors, and other pastoral caregivers. Each volume features a concise collection of actual ministry encounters and brief critical reflections on those encounters by the practitioner and his or her peers. Great for new and seasoned ministers seeking best practices and lessons learned. Use for personal enrichment as well as for training and educating the next generation of pastoral caregivers. Volume 2 contains ministry encounters and reflections on crisesboth physical and psycho-spiritual.
• First-hand accounts of actual pastoral/spiritual care cases• Simple four-part format: central issue identifier, circumstance and spiritual care approach, approach analysis, and applicable background information & literature citations offers ease-of-use for pastors, lay leaders, and educators• A situational effectiveness rating for ease of case evaluation
John J. (Jack) Gleason, DMin, is a retired ordained American Baptist Churches USA (ABC) minister who has served as a pastor of two Georgia churches, as a clinical chaplain in four U.S. states, as a clinical pastoral educator, and as an ABC National Ministries commissioned missionary. He has served as ABC Director of Chaplaincy Services, Vice President of the Congress on Ministry in Specialized Settings, President of the Missouri Chaplains Association, Chair of the Endorsers Council for Veterans Affairs Chaplaincy, and in other offices. He has edited the Spiritual Care Initiative for Professional Excellence (SCIPE) e-Newsletter and the free online Professional Spiritual Care (PSC) Knowledge Base. Jack is married and resides in Greenwood, Indiana.
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