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Nurturing Hope Christian Pastoral Care in the Twenty-First Century

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ISBN-10: 1506434274

ISBN-13: 9781506434278

Edition: 2018

Authors: Lynne M. Baab

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Trends and skills for those who offer pastoral careChristian pastoral care has changed a great deal in the past few decades in response to many factors in our rapidly changing world. In part 1 of Nurturing Hope, Lynne Baab discusses seven trends in pastoral care--shifts in who delivers pastoral care, the attitudes and commitments that undergird pastoral care, and societal trends that are shaping pastoral care today. She illustrates them with stories from diverse congregations where Christian caregivers are meeting those challenges in creative and exciting ways.In the second half of the book, Baab presents four practical, doable, energizing skills needed by pastoral carers in our time.…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: 1517 Media
Publication date: 8/1/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 9.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Lynne M. Baab, Ph.D. ( is the author of several books and Bible study guides on spiritual practices, including Sabbath Keeping and Fasting. She has also written books on online communication, such as Friending and Reaching Out in a Networked World. She is a Presbyterian minister and teaches pastoral theology at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand.