Crisis usually begins with a phone call. Time is limited. Resources are short. It may not be possible to reach a pastor or professional counselor on short notice. Handling Crisis Situations: A Guide for Those in Ministry is a ready tool for helping Christians when they need advice immediately.
This book is designed to help church leaders and lay people minister in crisis situations. You’ll find guidance on situations involving abortion, divorce, eating disorders, financial crisis, the death of a child, a terminally ill friend, and others. Everyone faces crisis, so Handling Crisis Situations: A Guide for Those in Ministry is a good tool for everyone.
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The first thing to say about Handling Crisis Situations: A Guide for Those in Ministry is really about Lonnie Scott. Lonnie is a sincere people person. If Lonnie Scott helps you, you’re getting quality expert help. The second thing about Handling Crisis Situations is that it’s a book based on experience and not simply theory. When I have called on Lonnie Scott for help, I’ve received his tried and true, experienced assistance. Handling Crisis Situations is a book everyone should have.
—Bill Martin, chaplain, Bremerton fire and police departments
Handling Crisis Situations is an easy, straight-forward read, and most convenient tool for use in helping others through difficult times. In a clear and uncomplicated message, this comprehensive and simple guide with aids, gives practical instructions and procedures for understanding critical life situations, and how to apply the information for direct interventions.
—Carol L. Lee, clinical psychologist, US Navy
Lonnie V. Scott is a retired US Navy chaplain. Prior to going on active duty, he was a federal prison chaplain, a church pastor, and a police officer. He is a graduate of Multnomah Bible College, Bangor Theological Seminary, and Chapman University with a Master’s in marriage and family therapy. Lonnie is a master trainer in ASIST (Applied Suicide Interventionist Skills Training), and trained in CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management).