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Christ's under-shepherds : an exploration of pastoral care methods by elders in the Christian Reformed Churches of Australia relevant to the circumstances of twenty-first-century Australia

Author: Leo Douma
Publisher: Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2016.
Series: Australian College of Theology monograph series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The calling of elders is to be ""shepherds of God's flock."" Yet across the world elders are struggling to do that well. This very practical investigation identifies the obstacles to pastoral care from the side of the clergy, the elders, and the people themselves. A practical way forward is developed using an approach that enables the local elders themselves to find a solution.
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Douma, Leo.
Christ's Under-Shepherds : An Exploration of Pastoral Care Methods by Elders in the Christian Reformed Churches of Australia Relevant to the Circumstances of Twenty-first-century Australia.
Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Douma
ISBN: 9781498280921 1498280927
OCLC Number: 982018387
Description: 1 online resource (130 pages)
Series Title: Australian College of Theology monograph series.
Responsibility: Leo Douma.

Abstract:

The calling of elders is to be ""shepherds of God's flock."" Yet across the world elders are struggling to do that well. This very practical investigation identifies the obstacles to pastoral care from the side of the clergy, the elders, and the people themselves. A practical way forward is developed using an approach that enables the local elders themselves to find a solution.

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