David Augsburger joined the faculty at Fuller in 1990; retiring in 2012, he is now senior professor of pastoral care and counseling in the School of Theology.
The author of 20 books in pastoral counseling, marriage, conflict and human relations, Augsburger's most recent writings are Pastoral Counseling Across Cultures (1995), Conflict Mediation Across Cultures (1992), Sustaining Love (1989), and the caring series beginning with the widely published Caring Enough to Confront (1980). Before coming to Fuller, Augsburger taught at seminaries in Chicago, Indiana and Pennsylvania. For over a decade, he served as radio spokesperson for the Mennonite Churches. His productions won ten awards for creative religious broadcasting. He has written feature articles that have appeared in over 100 different periodicals.
An ordained minister of the Mennonite Church and a diplomat of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, Augsburger is active in teaching counseling and leading workshops internationally, and in doing supervision and therapy.
Areas of Expertise, Research, Writing, and Teaching:
Pastoral counseling, conflict management in the church, cross-cultural counseling and theology, cross-cultural conflict and mediation, forgiveness and reconciliation, hatred, prejudice, and violence