Over the next weeks, I will be blogging the first chapters of a book I'm writing on a 'New Exodus Model of Soul Care'. That language will make more sense over time. The Introduction (below) explains a bit of the context. I'm excited to do this in blog form before seeing it in print. I'm … Continue reading A New Exodus Model of Soul Care – Introduction
I don't do suffering well. In fact, I despise suffering. My daughter's tears bring out the worst in me. My first thought is "How do I fix this?" It's easily translated in to pastoral care or clinical counseling. "What should I say? How can I help?" I've been habituated to respond to suffering with answers.