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As qualified Clinical Pastoral Counselors, we specialize in marriage and pastoral counseling. We're equipped to help Pastors, Pastoral Staff and Church Members of the Apostolic faith. To easily meet with you, we employ face-to-face visits, video-conferencing sessions, webinars, and seminars.

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We're a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your donation may be tax-deductible.

We do pre, mid & post marriage counseling. We work with a variety of situations involving the individual, couples and families either on site or via video conferencing.

We minister on a variety of subject matters, and would love to come to your city and minister to your group or congregation. Let's discuss how we can be of service to you!

DayStar Ministries is certified as an Academic Institution by the N.C.C.A. We can also assist in certification as a Pastoral Counselor and/or receiving a degree in Pastoral Counseling.

Partners In Counseling

DayStar Ministries is equipped to help. Staffed with Licensed Pastoral & Christian Counselors, we serve to strengthen your hands as an adjunct and trusted ally. With your guidance, DayStar provides counseling services and personal development specifically tailored to your local assembly. We employ face-to-face visits, video-conferencing sessions, webinars, and seminars to be an effective means of support.

Daniel & Jeanie Sirstad

Latest Blog Posts

Pushing Buttons, Stirring Pots & Poking Bears

By Daniel Sirstad | March 2, 2019

Pushing buttons, stirring the pot, poking the bear, etc. are all terms used to get someone worked up to the point where a reaction takes place. Usually the reaction caused is not a positive one. I was working with a couple and at some point, in the process, received a request from the husband. His…

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Is Church Attendance Still Important?

By Daniel Sirstad | February 2, 2019

For Christmas last year, my daughter, Amber, got me a gizmo to hold my phone while I am driving. It fits in the air vent. You may have seen one or have one yourself. On the first Sunday morning of this year, I took it out to the car and installed it. Next, I attached…

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A Clean Slate!

By Daniel Sirstad | January 5, 2019

October 31, 2018 marked the completion of DayStar Ministries 5th year in operation. The first five years of any organization are crucial from a business standpoint. Over those five years many stories could be told of the goodness, mercy and grace of God. We have been honored to help churches, individuals, couples and families. To…

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Recognizing Suicide

By Amber Sirstad | December 1, 2018

I want to talk to you about recognizing  suicide in your world. In 2015, over 44,000 individuals took their own life in the United States. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in America. Between the ages of 15-34, suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death. In Oregon, one person dies by suicide…

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The Power of Giving Thanks

By Daniel Sirstad | November 3, 2018

Giving thanks. Being thankful. Seems like the same thing but there is a difference. One is proactive, the other reactive. Is either one wrong? Absolutely not! Both are right. Both are needed. Consider an obvious Scriptural example. Dr. Luke tells a true story of ten men, which he records in Luke 17:12-18. If we cheat…

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Grace or Disgrace?

By Daniel Sirstad | October 6, 2018

If you had the choice would you prefer to receive grace or disgrace? I suspect, overwhelmingly, you would prefer to receive the former. Grace gives us a good feeling, disgrace not so much. A synonymous word for disgrace is shame. Nobody enjoys being disgraced or shamed. The most frequent New Testament word for grace denotes…

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Client Testimonials

Since this month is pastor appreciation, I wanted to let you know I appreciate your counsel. I realize you are not my pastor but I felt this was an appropriate time to show my appreciation.

Looking back, I can see how fragile and confused I was when I made the first call. I had difficulty even making the call. To be truthful, I was very apprehensive about starting counseling. By the second session, I knew I had made the right choice. In the midst of the most difficult year of my life, I feel I have grown emotionally and spiritually. I have more understanding about whom I am and a deeper relationship with God.

Thank you for providing Godly counsel and taking the time to help a broken individual sort though all kinds of emotions, so healing could take place.

I just wanted to take the time to say… Thank you!

Appreciative Client