Disaster Relief Chaplaincy: Resource Books
(Compiled by Endel Lee/Marc Johnston)


Benner, D.B. Care of Souls: Revisioning Christian Nurture and Councel. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books, 1998

________Strategic Pastoral Counseling: A Short-term Structure and Model (2nd ed): Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2003

Cisney, Jennifer S. and Kevin L. Ellers. The First 48 Hours: Spiritual Care Givers as First Responders.
Nashville: Abingdon Press 2009. ISBN: 978-1-4267-0014-9

Crabb, Larry. Shattered Dreams: God’s Unexpected Pathway to Joy. Colorado: Waterbrook Press,
2001. ISBN: 1-57856-506-5.

Cress, Mark, Chris Hobgood and Dwayne Reece. The Complete Community Chaplain’s Handbook,
which is part of The Community Chaplain Empowerment Kit by I Am Community Chaplains of America. Lanphier Press, 2006. ISBN: 0-9786039-0-7.

Echols, Steve F. and England, Allen. Catastrophic Crisis: Ministry Leadership in the Midst of Trial and Tragedy. Nashville, TN: B&H Academic, 2011

Everly, Jr., George S.  Pastoral Crisis Intervention. Maryland: Chevron Publishing Corp., 2007. ISBN-10: 1-883581-18-4.

Greenstone, J.L., & Leviton, S.C. Elements of Crisis Intervention (2nd ed.). New York: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, 2002.

Kanel, K. A Guide to Crisis Intervention (3rd ed.). New York: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, 2006.

Kinnaman, David, and Gabe Lyons. Unchristian: What a New Generation Really Thinks about Christianity . . . and Why it Matters. Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2007.
ISBN 10: 0-8010-1300-3.

Koenig, Harold G.  In the Wake of Disaster: Religious Responses to Terrorism & Catastrophe. Philadelphia: Templeton Foundation Press, 2006. ISBN-13: 978-1-932031-99-7.  www.templetonpress.org

Litz, Brett T, ed. Early Intervention for Trauma and Traumatic Loss. New York: GuilfordPress, 2004. ISBN-10: 1-57230-953-1

McBride, J. LeBron. Spiritual Crisis: Surviving Trauma to the Soul. New York: Haworth Pastoral Press, 1998. ISBN: 0-7890-0460-7.

Paget, Naomi and Janet R. McCormack. The Work of the Chaplain. Valley Forge: Judson Press, 2006. ISBN:978-0-8170-1499-5.

Roberts, Stephen B., Rabbi & Rev. Willard W.C. Ashley, Sr.  Disaster Spiritual Care: Practical Clergy Responses to Community, Regional and National Tragedy. Vermont: Skylight Paths Publishing, 2008. ISBN: 798-1-59473-240-9

Stone, Howard W. Crisis Counseling, rev. ed. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1993 (first ed., 1973). ISBN: 9-8006-2760-1.

Switzer, David. Pastoral Care Emergencies. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2000.
ISBN: 0-8006-3228-1.

Light Our Way: A Guide for Spiritual Care in Times of Disaster, for Disaster Response Volunteers, First Responders and Disaster Planners, 1st ed., rev. National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, 2006.