Vesper Service Essay

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PASTORAL CARE AND COUNSELING APPROACH TO DELIVERANCE MINISTRY IN THE CONTEMPORARY CHURCH PRESENTED TO REV’D DR. S. OLA AYANKEYE (CONVENER) FACULTY OF THEOLOGICAL STUDIES THE NIGERIAN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL, SEMINARY OGBOMOSO, NIGERIA IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSTGRADUATE COLLOQUIUM. TITLED: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN PASTORAL CARE AND COUNSELING (RED 711). BY EMMANUEL ADEYINKA ARIBASOYE PH D 2 MATRIC NO. 11/0189 DECEMBER, 2012. TABLE OF CONTENT PAGE I. INTRODUCTION--------------------------------------------------------- 1 II. DELIVERANCE IN THE BIBLE -------------------------------------- 2 III. AFRICAN APPROACH TO DELIVERANCE------------------------- 10 IV. CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES TO DELIVERANCE---------- 15 V. PASTORAL CARE AND COUNSELING APPROACHES TO DELIVERANCE MINISTRY -------------------------------------- 17 VI. CONCLUSION---------------------------------------------------------------- 22 VII. WORKS CITED--------------------------------------------------------------- 2 INTRODUCTION There has been an increase in the number of people calling and desiring for deliverance. As a result several pastors both genuine and fake alike are using deliverance as an avenue to defraud the unsuspecting populace. These fake pastors engage various means and methods to achieve their aims. It saddens the mind to note that many of the contemporary approaches are deceptive and business oriented. This assertion was buttressed by Richard Laser when he observed that during the past decade there has developed, particularly among charismatic Christian bodies in various places, a movement that has come to be known as “deliverance ministry” in which evil spirits believed to control human beings who exhibit bizarre forms of human behaviour are cast out. They believe that Satan often

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