About the BookDrawing on 50 years of experience as a lay counselor, Cook shares what she has learned in this vital resource that will prepare women for the fulfilling ministry of encouraging other women to know Christ and trust him through the difficult experiences of their lives.
Book SynopsisThis lay-ministry counseling guide is a good leader resource for women's ministries or personal use. Learn how to address your own needs so you can effectively help others, take people to Jesus without taking on responsibility for their burdens, and balance a counseling ministry with your other priorities. With Kitchen Table Counseling, you can offer true biblical hope to other women in the face of heartaches.
From the Back CoverPerhaps you're a woman who wants to help others with their problems, but you're not sure how to reach out or what to say. Kitchen Table Counseling is the resource you've been searching for. You'll not only learn what questions to ask and what Scriptures to use, but also be shown how to: - Address your own needs so you can effectively help others - Take people to Jesus without taking on responsibility for their burdens - Discern whether others really want to change and grow, or just complain - Balance a counseling ministry with your other life priorities - Offer true biblical hope to others in the face of inexplicable heartache Join author Muriel Cook as she shares the valuable lessons she's learned throughout her life as a lay counselor addressing the needs of hurting women from a spiritual perspective. Kitchen Table Counseling will prepare you for the fulfilling, vital ministry of encouraging other women to know Christ and trust Him through the difficult experiences of their lives.
About the AuthorMuriel Cook has been a lay counselor for more than fifty years and has taught Kitchen Table Counseling seminars for thirty-six years. Muriel and her husband, Norman, served as missionaries in Taiwan for sixteen years before moving to Multnomah Bible College.