Spiritual Care Week 2019 Part 3: Maintaining the Spirit
Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling

Spiritual Care Week 2019 Part 3: Maintaining the Spirit

Each year the COMISS Network promotes Spiritual Care Week. It is an occasion to recognize the different disciplines who offer spiritual care to persons. The theme for 2019 is Cultivating Space. Throughout this week you will hear from CBF endorsed chaplains and pastoral counselors as they focus on this theme. Below is Part 3. Learn more about … Continue reading

Spiritual Care Week 2019 Part 2: Cultivating Space in Your Ministry Setting
Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling

Spiritual Care Week 2019 Part 2: Cultivating Space in Your Ministry Setting

Each year the COMISS Network promotes Spiritual Care Week. It is an occasion to recognize the different disciplines who offer spiritual care to persons. The theme for 2019 is Cultivating Space. Throughout this week you will hear from CBF endorsed chaplains and pastoral counselors as they focus on this theme. Below is Part 2. Learn more about … Continue reading

Spiritual Care Week 2019 Part 1—Hospitality: Cultivating Space
Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling / hospitality

Spiritual Care Week 2019 Part 1—Hospitality: Cultivating Space

Each year the COMISS Network promotes Spiritual Care Week. It is an occasion to recognize the different disciplines who offer spiritual care to persons. The theme for 2019 is Cultivating Space. Throughout this week you will hear from CBF endorsed chaplains and pastoral counselors as they focus on this theme. Below is Part 1. Learn more about … Continue reading

CBF Chaplain Ron Oliver named president of Association of Professional Chaplains
Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling / Featured / General CBF

CBF Chaplain Ron Oliver named president of Association of Professional Chaplains

By Liz Andrasi Deere In the early 1500s Michelangelo painted Adam and God reaching out to one another, hands almost touching, on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. To Rev. Dr. Ronald Oliver, this image of The Creation of Adam captures life’s foundational questions: How do we connect with God? How is God trying to … Continue reading

Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling / General CBF

Images of a Hospital Chaplain

By Daniel Brockhan, CBF-endorsed hospital chaplain It begins with a flicker… of images: Doctors and nurses running, scurrying back and forth quickly, trying desperately to save a life, to bring them back from the threshold of death, to some hopefully stable and sustainable form of life. Family in the room, as the doctors compress their loved … Continue reading

Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling / General CBF

Why pastoral care requires compassion: Carla Cherry

This blog post comes from CBF-Endorsed Chaplain, Carla Cherry in celebration of Pastoral Care Week. Chaplain Cherry, MDiv. ThM. BCC, is a chaplain for Geriatrics and Extended Care Line in Columbus, Ohio. Pastoral care is rooted in Nouwen’s definition of compassion. “The word “compassion’ as Nouwen points out, comes from the Latin words pate and … Continue reading