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The authoritative new reference guide that equips counselors, pastors and church leaders, and caregivers for an effective ministry of soul care.
Under the guidance of the highly respected American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), more than 40 leading Christian professionals have come together to provide this comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date reference guide for professional and lay counselors, pastors, and leaders in training.Competent Christian Counseling
? the best contributions on spiritual formation and pastoral care from Scripture as well as from giants of church history
? the latest research, theory, and successful practice methods in Christian counseling
? a practical, 21st century model of Christian counseling that is not only ?counselor friendly,? but also facilitates effective, biblical client change--all geared to help people mature in the ways and wisdom of Jesus Christ.Competent Christian Counseling,
edited by Timothy Clinton and George Ohlschlager, is destined to be regarded for years to come as the
authoritative, trustworthy resource for Christian counseling.
About the Author
is president of the nearly 40,000-member American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), the largest and most diverse Christian counseling association in the world. He is president of and maintains a part-time counseling practice with Light Counseling, Inc., in Lynchburg, Virginia and serves as Pastor of Caring Ministries at Calvary Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. The host of a national radio call-in program called “
Christian Counseling Today,” he is the author of Before a Bad Goodbye
and The Marriage You Always Wants
and executive editor of The Soul Care Bible
. Tim holds B.S. and M.A. degrees in pastoral ministries from Liberty University and Ed.S. and Ed.D. degrees in counselor education from the College of William and Mary.