The Impact of Stress on Ministry Effectiveness of Hong Kong Pastors Studying Counseling at HKICC with Implications for Hong Kong Seminary Training
Tai Wai Yip
This paper examined the impact of stress on the ministry effectiveness of Hong Kong pastors studying counseling at Hong Kong Institute of Christian Counselors (HKICC), and their subsequent insights and implications for Hong Kong seminary training.This study adopted qualitative research methods by interviewing a group of selected Hong Kong pastors who have undergone training at HKICC, and evaluating their growth and hardiness attained for ministry effectiveness for their personal situations after the counseling training. The author also discussed the city environment of Hong Kong; the measurement of ministry effectiveness was identified as the positive effects of self-efficacy under stress.
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