Out of Darkness Out of Fire
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About "Out of Darkness Out of Fire"
Most Christian leaders experience times of stress in their ministry. In this book two skilled counsellors help leaders to identify the causes, recognise the symptoms and cope with stress.
Meet the Authors
Dr Ross Kingham is a minister of the Uniting Church in Canberra and Director of Barnabas Ministries, a well-established ecumenical ministry group. Through its retreat ministry, Barnabas Ministries supports and encourages Christian leaders in Australia, developing their spirituality and supporting their ongoing renewal. It also offers counselling for clergy, church leaders and their families in times of pressure. Operating independently of church structures, Barnabas Ministries nurtures the spiritual life of church leaders, an ongoing need. Ross is married to Valmai, a medical practitioner.
Dr Robin Pryor is a minister in the Uniting Church and currently Presbytery Minister, Maribyrnong Valley in Melbourne. His publications include High-calling, High-stress: An Overview of Ministers' Vocational Needs; At Cross Purposes: Stress and Support in the Ministry of the Wounded Healer; and Open to God: Discovering New Ways to Pray, along with other books and articles in the area of Spiritual Formation and SPIDIR (spiritual direction) Network, and with his wife Bronwyn leads retreats and prayer/spirituality workshops.