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REQUIRED READING Office Location: Stanger 413, 859-858-2289 Office Hours: By Appointment Email: THE SERVANT AS PASTORAL CAREGIVER Benner, D. G. (2003). Strategic Pastoral Counseling, 2nd Ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker. (This book is our basic text for the theory and philosophy of pastoral counseling.) Carkhuff, R. R. (2000). The Art of Helping in the 21st Century, 8th Ed. Amherst, MA: Human Resource Development Press. (This book is our basic text for micro skills of pastoral counseling.) Headley, A. J. (1999). Achieving Balance in Ministry. Kansas City: Beacon Hill Press. Kuenning, D. (1987). Helping People through Grief. Minneapolis: Bethany House. (Many students find this an emotional book. You may want to read a few chapters at a time.) Seamands, S. A. (2005). Ministry in the Image of God: The Trinitarian Shape of Christian Service. Downer’s Grove, IL: Intervarsity Press. (This book helps build our theological foundation for pastoral service.) Steinborn, M. J. (1997). The Lay Driven Church: How to Empower the People in Your Church to Share in the Task of Ministry. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock. Steinke, P. L. (1993). How Your Church Family Works. The Alban Institute (Read this as soon as possible. We will use it early in the semester.)

Publication Date

January 2006


Asbury Theological Seminary


PC510, Kentucky, Counseling, Fall, Pastoral, Wilmore, FA06



PC 510 The Servant as Pastoral Care Giver