Empowering Pastors Boot Camp

Boot Camp Outline

Course Title: Empowering Pastors: Unleashing Resilience for Emotional Healing and Personal Empowerment

Course Overview:
Welcome to the “Empowering Pastors” course, a transformative 5-day online journey dedicated to equipping pastoral leaders with the knowledge and tools needed to help their congregations unleash resilience, leading to emotional healing and personal empowerment. Through a blend of interactive sessions, creative exercises, and heartfelt inspiration, this course aims to create a solid foundation of trust and learning, empowering pastors to guide their communities towards growth and transformation.

Session 1: Understanding the Journey

  • Teaching:
    • Childhood adversities and their impact on emotional injuries
    • Role of pastoral leaders in providing belonging, security, acceptance, and love
  • Subpoints:
    1. Recognizing the Impact of Adult Responsibilities on Childhood Development
    2. Understanding the Correlation Between Childhood Experiences and Present-Day Emotions
    3. The Role of Pastors as Shepherds and the High Calling of Pastoral Care

Session 2: Art as a Path to Healing

  • Teaching:
    • Healing power of artistic self-expression for those with arrested development
    • Creating trust through art groups and open craft nights
  • Subpoints:
    1. The Transformative Role of Art Groups and Open Craft Nights
    2. Creating a Party-Like Atmosphere for Trust and Safety
    3. Empowering Vulnerability and Storytelling

Session 3: Equipping Pastoral Leaders

  • Teaching:
    • Addressing hesitancy in exploring social community and behavioral health services
    • Recognizing recurring episodes of financial and emotional crisis
    • Impact of church benevolence on addressing crisis
  • Subpoints:
    1. Addressing Hesitancy: Exploring the Use of Social Community Services
    2. Understanding Recurring Episodes of Financial and Emotional Crisis
    3. The Impact of Church Benevolence on Addressing Crisis

Session 4: Creating Compassionate Environments

  • Teaching:
    • Transforming ministry for trauma-related emotional injuries
    • Art groups and open craft nights for creating compassionate environments
  • Subpoints:
    1. Zero Tolerance for Shame and Scolding
    2. The Transformative Power of Understanding Childhood Adversity
    3. Personal Resilience in Compassionate Listening

Session 5: Transformation and Next Steps

  • Teaching:
    • Creating safe environments for trauma survivors
    • Personal resilience and empathy in listening
  • Subpoints:
    1. Zero Tolerance for Shame and Scolding
    2. The Transformative Power of Understanding Childhood Adversity
    3. Personal Resilience in Compassionate Listening

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