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Helping Troubled Families: A Guide for Pastors, Counselors, and Supporters Charles M. Sell

Helping Troubled Families: A Guide for Pastors, Counselors, and Supporters

Charles M. Sell

Published March 1st 2002
ISBN : 9780801091346
Paperback
208 pages
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 About the Book 

The facts are stark. As many as 40 percent of all families may be labeled as seriously dysfunctional. Alcoholism, drug abuse, addiction to sex, work, and gambling are issues not just in our communities- increasingly, they are inside ourMoreThe facts are stark. As many as 40 percent of all families may be labeled as seriously dysfunctional. Alcoholism, drug abuse, addiction to sex, work, and gambling are issues not just in our communities- increasingly, they are inside our congregations. Yet too often, those who could help relegate treatment to the specialists.Helping Troubled Families unveils both the ministry opportunities and challenges in serving troubled families. It offers a wealth of insight for those engaged in family, youth, and discipleship ministries, as well as for those directly involved in a recovery ministry or a counseling role. Readers will gain knowledge of: ? conditions, theories, and treatments relating to troubled families? features of dysfunctional families? ministry and support ideas? background information on various problems and disordersAuthor Charles M. Sell integrates solid grounding in the issues and insights from the recovery movement with a clear evangelical perspective. He addresses practical and spiritual steps for transformation and offers ideas for ministering to any member of a hurting family.