Definition: Care of souls

“A term used historically in a broad sense, especially in the Protestant traditions, to describe the ministry of pastors, who are entrusted with the spiritual health of their congregations and whose ministries in a variety of ways seek to care for the lives of their people.”Donald K. McKim, The Westminster Dictionary of Theological Terms, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded. (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2014), 42.

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