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Course Description This course may surprise you. Most students are interested in learning what to do and what to say in pastoral care and counseling situations. At first they are disappointed, or confused when they discover very little about doing or saying; rather it is more about thinking like a pastor and becoming a person who communicates a pastoral presence. You will be learning about the unique role of a pastor and the basic kinds of personal and collective concerns that pastors typically encounter. The primary modes of care to be examined are narrative pastoral conversations and the general care of persons by pastors and the community of faith.
Asbury Theological Seminary
PC, 510, The, Servant, as, Pastoral, Care, Giver