Caring Connections Archive

Caring Connections is an inter-Lutheran online journal for practitioners and teachers of pastoral care and counseling. This journal is of particular interest to chaplains, pastoral counselors, seminary and academic faculty, clinical educators, synod and district leaders, and concerned pastors. To subscribe, click here.

Indices

Issues

2021

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 18 Issue 1: Specialized Ministries and Their Relationship to the Institutional Church and its Structure
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 18 Issue 2: Partnering for Spiritual Care

2020

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 17 Issue 1: Ministering to a Diverse and Polarized Culture
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 17 Issue 2: Sacraments and Ritual in Chaplaincy
  3. Caring Connections - Vol 17 Issue 3: Reflections About Racial Justice
  4. Caring Connections - Vol 17 Issue 4: Banes and Blessings of COVID-19

2019

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 16 Issue 1: Ministry and Suicide
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 16 Issue 2: Discovering Evidence-Based Chaplaincy
  3. Caring Connections - Vol 16 Issue 3: The Future of Faith-based Healthcare
  4. Caring Connections - Vol 16 Issue 4: Yearnings for Holy Justice

2018

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 15 Issue 1: Ministry in Times of Disaster
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 15 Issue 2: Embodying Holy Joy
  3. Caring Connections - Vol 15 Issue 3: The Opioid Epidemic and Addictions
  4. Caring Connections - Vol 15 Issue 4: Caring for Mental Health

2017

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 14 Issue 1: Zion XVI–Lutheran Accents in Specialized Pastoral Ministry
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 14 Issue 2: Migration—Ministry—Mutuality
  3. Caring Connections - Vol 14 Issue 3: A Ministry of Accompaniment with the Dying
  4. Caring Connections - Vol 14 Issue 4: Pediatric Care and Consolation

2016

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 13 Issue 1: A Brief History of Lutheran Ministries in Chaplaincy, Pastoral Counseling and Clinical Education - Part 2
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 13 Issue 2: Back to the Future: Chaplaincy, Pastoral Counseling and Clinical Education
  3. Caring Connections - Vol 13 Issue 3: Ministries of Management and Leadership
  4. Caring Connections - Vol 13 Issue 4: Practices of Prayer

2015

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 12 Issue 1: Christus in Mundo Awardees
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 12 Issue 2: A Brief History of Lutherans in Ministries of Chaplaincy, Pastoral Counseling and Clinical Education - Part 1

2014

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 11 Issue 1: Zion XV - Conversation in Community
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 11 Issue 2: Advance Directives
  3. Caring Connections - Vol 11 Issue 3: Ministry with People in the Second Half of Life - Part One
  4. Caring Connections - Vol 11 Issue 4: Ministry with People in the Second Half of Life - Part Two

2013

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 10 Issue 1: Light in the Darkness: Hope, Resilience and Moral Injury
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 10 Issue 2: Violating Boundaries: Improprieties in Ministry
  3. Caring Connections - Vol 10 Issue 3: Torn Apart: Pastoral Care Responses to Community Violence
  4. Caring Connections - Vol 10 Issue 4: Pastoral Involvement with Violence within Families

2012

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 9 Issue 1: Pastoral Care and Criminal Justice
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 9 Issue 2: Pastoral Care and Suicide

2011

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 8 Issue 1: Zion XIV: Firm Foundations
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 8 Issue 2: Pastoral Care and Intentional Interim Ministries
  3. Caring Connections - Vol 8 Issue 3: Dealing with Sacred Spaces in an Increasingly Diverse Culture

2010

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 7 Issue 1: Lutheran Endorsement Process for Specialized Ministries
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 7 Issue 2: Pastoral Care and Dementia
  3. Caring Connections - Vol 7 Issue 3: Pastoral Care and Parish Nursing
  4. Caring Connections - Vol 7 Issue 4: Pastoral Care and Addictions

2009

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 6 Issue 1: Serving the Suffering; Serving the Servant
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 6 Issue 2: Disaster Response and Pastoral Care
  3. Caring Connections - Vol 6 Issue 3: Forgiveness and Pastoral Care

2008

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 5 Issue 1: Spiritual Care and Pandemic Flu
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 5 Issue 2: Topics in Clinical Pastoral Education
  3. Caring Connections - Vol 5 Issue 3: Spiritual Care in Long-Term Care and Rehabilitation

2007

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 4 Issue 1: Power and Passion for Pastoral Ministry: Biblical Metaphors and Lutheran Traditions - Zion XIII
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 4 Issue 2: Topics on Pastoral Counseling
  3. Caring Connections - Vol 4 Issue 3: Pastoral Care among Returning Veterans

2006

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 3 Issue 1: Ritual and Pastoral Care
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 3 Issue 2: Ethics and Pastoral Care
  3. Caring Connections - Vol 3 Issue 3: Sabbath and Self-Care for Pastoral Care Providers

2005

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 2 Issue 1: Spiritual Care of the Organization
  2. Caring Connections - Vol 2 Issue 2: Spiritual Care in a Diverse World

2004

  1. Caring Connections - Vol 1 Issue 1: God and Suffering