Title

Engaging African American Pastors in COVID-19 Research During a Pandemic: Lessons Learned

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-1-2021

School

Health Professions

Abstract

African American pastors are recognized as trusted information sources for their communities. The pastors willing to address health-related concerns such as preventing the spread of the coronavirus are invaluable for leading their congregation through relevant health programs. Underlining the importance of religion, spirituality, and faith-based leaders in addressing and furthering health promotion research, the article discusses lessons learned during the study implementation and the recommendations for engaging minority pastors in research during a global health pandemic.

Publication Title

Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling: Advancing theory and professional practice through scholarly and reflective publications

Volume

75

Issue

4

First Page

241

Last Page

250

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