Yahnke, Beverly K. A guide to referral Pastor, do you know someone who can help? DOXOLOGY newsletter. 2010, July.

Pastors are given the special joy and obligation to care for the sheep and lambs entrusted to them by God. Ordinarily laity receive their pastor’s care as they attend the Divine Service each Lord’s Day, hearing the Word preached faithfully and receiving the Holy Sacrament. Yet, as every pastor knows, there are many souls who seek personal spiritual care when they are hoping for assistance in answering questions about their faith, or as they seek guidance with personal matters, struggle to confront family dysfunction, or as they respond to marital challenges, health crises, fear, failure or painful bereavement…


Doxology provides a safe environment for clergy to reflect on their own spiritual and emotional health and assists them to review and enhance their professional competencies and skills as servants of Christ and stewards of God’s sacred mysteries.

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