Pastor as Counselor (Foreword by Ed Welch): The Call for Soul Care
Title: Pastor as Counselor (Foreword by Ed Welch): The Call for Soul Care
David Powlison Examines the Unique Role of the Pastor as Counselor
A pastor inhabits multiple roles—teacher, preacher, youth leader, and counselor. Yet many church leaders feel unprepared to counsel church members who are struggling with difficult, multifaceted problems.
David Powlison reminds pastors of their unique role as the shepherds of God’s people, equipping them to apply biblical wisdom to the thoughts, values, moods, expectations, and decisions of those under their care.