Brad Hambrick writes about listening well. There are some good points about the difference between listening as a friend or a counsellor: ” a friend listens as a participant in your story while a counsellor listens as an observer of your story.” From the post: The Practice of Listening No instruction can create or replace …

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Brad Hambrick makes a necessary distinction that is vital if pastoral care and personal support is to be appropriate for people whose problems have different causative conditions: From the article: The concern I want to discuss is the tendency to assume that biblical principles like those found in I Corinthians 10:13 mean that all our …

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