What Are The Key Issues For The Parishioner (S)?
1. What are the key issues for the parishioner(s)?
I think the parishioner key issues are a …show more content…
Paul listed for the Corinthian church, and it reminds me of people in our culture were doing today. Those who do not control negative conversation about others there were slanderers. Paul said, “And that is what some of you were” (1 Corinthians 6:11, NIV). When these people came to Christ, He not only saved them, but they were delivered from the sins that bound them. They came out of a world controlled by the devil and became a part of a healthy community. In spite of the Corinthian 's problems, it was still a church body full of Spirit-filled people who ministered to one another. There are many people in our communities turn to a pastor when they have a crisis or counseling need. Pastoral counseling is best done by a pastor, but not a professional counselor or psychotherapist. Good professional biblical counselors certainly play an important role when the complexities of mental illness are involved, but they are allies of the pastor, not substitutes for him. There are several advantages pastors have in