Divorce Ministry

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Divorce Ministry
A Guidebook

by Charles Qualls

Regular Price: $16.00
Online price: $12.80
Paperback/156 Pages

Family Life / Pastoral Care
ISBN: 978-1-57312-588-8

Brief Description

This book shares with the reader the value of establishing a divorce recovery ministry while also offering practical insights on establishing your own unique church-affiliated program. Whether you are working individually with one divorced person or leading a large group, Divorce Ministry: A Guidebook provides helpful resources to guide you through the emotional and relational issues divorced people often encounter.

• Why would a church offer divorce recovery?
• Planning an 8-session divorce recovery program
• 8 questions divorced people ask
• 7 myths about the divorce experience
• 7 myths about marriage
• Sample flyers, ads, letters, work sheets, and registration forms

About the Author

Charles Qualls is the Associate Pastor for Pastoral Care at Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. He earned his bachelor’s degree at West Georgia College in Carrollton, his Master of Divinity degree in Family Ministry/Christian Education from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and his Doctor of Ministry degree from Mercer University.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Section I: Clergy or Leaders
Chapter 1: Background to Divorce Recovery Ministry
Chapter 2: The Case for the Church
Chapter 3: Practical Matters
Chapter 4: A Working Model of a Divorce Recovery Program
Chapter 5: Perspectives for Leaders

Section II: Key Issues for Divorced People
Chapter 6: Family and Friends
Chapter 7: Personal Perspectives that Aid in Healing
Chapter 8: The Work of Divorce Recovery
Chapter 9: Forgiveness and Behavioral Patterns

Section III: Divorce Recovery File Folder
Introduction to Divorce and Marriage Helps
Divorce Helps
Marriage Helps
Worksheets
Endnotes

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