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Required Reading: 1. Frederic, Harold. The Damnation of Theron Ware, New York: Penguin Books, 1986. 2. Headley, Anthony J. Achieving Balance in Ministry. Kansas City: Beacon Hill Press, 1999. 3. David G. Benner, Strategic Pastoral Counseling, Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 2003. (This is our basic text for the theory and practice of pastoral counseling) 4. Kuenning, Delores. Helping People Through Grief. Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers, 1987. (Many students find this to be a very emotional book. You may want to read a few chapters at a time.) 5. Nichols, Michael P. The Lost Art of Listening. New York: Guilford, 1995. 6. Steinborn, Melvin, The Lay Driven Church: How to Empower the People In Your Church to Share in the Task of Ministry. Ventura, CA: Regal Books, 1997. 7. Steinke, Peter, How Your Church Family Works. Washington, DC: Alban Institute, 1993.
Asbury Theological Seminary
PC510, Kentucky, SP06, spring, Counseling, Pastoral, Wilmore