Explore 12 key elements of pastoral care
Pastoral care is about caring for others and loving people in need, so that they may find, deepen and develop their faith in Jesus.
Drawing on New Testament teaching and the example of Jesus, this resource will help anyone with a heart for pastoral care to discover what it means to care for people within a safe and supportive structure. It will also help you to:
- Understand what pastoral care means
- Develop wise caring practices and set healthy boundaries
- Consider how to care for yourself while caring for others
- Explore how you can expand care beyond your church
Questions are included to help you reflect further on how you can strengthen your approach to care.
About the author
Andy Peck has been involved in various forms of Christian ministry for nearly 30 years: as a student worker and as a pastor in churches in the south; as a writer and editor of Christianity Magazine; and as a host of 400 plus interviews with Christian leaders on Premier Christian Radio, still running. He has preached at over 50 churches and some have even invited him back!