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Strategic Pastoral Counseling: A Short-Term Structured Model

Strategic Pastoral Counseling: A Short-Term Structured Model

by David G. PhD Benner and David G. Benner

Therapeutic counseling in a Christian context can be highly effective when it maintains narrowly focused goals in a time-limited setting. The details of this proven model of pastoral counseling are described in this practical guide. This second edition of Strategic Pastoral Counseling has been thoroughly revised and includes two new chapters. Benner inclu… Read more…

Soulful Spirituality: Becoming Fully Alive and Deeply Human

Soulful Spirituality: Becoming Fully Alive and Deeply Human

by David G. PhD Benner

Spirituality has an indispensable role to play in the expression of our humanity. However, spiritual practices can sometimes make us less, not more, authentically human. We may be good Christians, but we aren't good human beings. How can we ensure that our spiritual journey is conducted in a way that allows us to become fully alive and deeply human?David… Read more…

Spirituality and the Awakening Self: The Sacred Journey of Transformation

Spirituality and the Awakening Self: The Sacred Journey of Transformation

by David G. PhD Benner

Being human is a lifelong journey of becoming. This journey defines our humanity, for it is a journey toward our source and our fulfillment, described in Christian theology as union with God. If we remain open to God as our sense of self awakens, we experience a deeper consciousness of being in him. The self that emerges during this process is larger, more e… Read more…

Understanding and Facilitating Forgiveness (Strategic Pastoral Counseling Resources)

Understanding and Facilitating Forgiveness (Strategic Pastoral Counseling Resources)

by David G. PhD Benner, Robert Harvey, David G. Benner and Robert W Harvey

This practical book helps pastors and counselors present God's grace in healing and forgiveness issues, even when the one being counseled has built a wall around his or her heart out of bitterness or pain.… Read more…

Presence and Encounter: The Sacramental Possibilities of Everyday Life

Presence and Encounter: The Sacramental Possibilities of Everyday Life

by David G. PhD Benner, Rohr OFM and Richard Rohr

The most vital and significant moments in life are moments of encounter. Whether we encounter ourselves, others, or God, these moments let us know that life is meaningful. And presence is what makes encounter possible. When we are truly present, everything that has being becomes potentially present to us.In this unique resource, David Benner invites us to li… Read more…

Human Being and Becoming: Living the Adventure of Life and Love

Human Being and Becoming: Living the Adventure of Life and Love

by David G. PhD Benner

Becoming fully human is a lifelong journey. It can also be an incredible adventure. Here internationally respected depth psychologist, spiritual guide, and personal transformation coach David Benner explores the mysteries of human being and becoming. Drawing on insights from science, philosophy, and forty years of experience integrating psychology and spirit… Read more…