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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.

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.

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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

Celebrate Your Weakness!

By Daniel Sirstad | February 1, 2020

What does celebrate your weakness mean? I have said for many years that it takes a strong person to recognize their weaknesses. When people come to me for help, I do my best for them. Those who refuse to see fault in themselves or admit to any frailty, I am unable to help. People like…

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Embrace Your Pain!

By Daniel Sirstad | January 4, 2020

What does it mean to embrace your pain? Most people are coming out of a painful situation, amid an unpleasant situation or going into a distressing situation. There are very few people that enjoy pain, but suffering is part of the human experience. Jesus promised us we would have trouble. So, the question is not…

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Idealistic Distortion

By Daniel Sirstad | December 6, 2019

Idealistic Distortion is a term Prepare/Enrich uses for pre-marital or marriage counseling. Idealistic Distortion measures the extent to which a person distorts the relationship in a positive direction. A scale of 1-100 is used to measure Idealistic Distortion. A score below 40 indicates a more realistic approach to describing the relationship. However, a score above…

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Love Is A Verb

By Daniel Sirstad | November 2, 2019

If you go to Webster’s Dictionary, you will find ‘love’ defined as a noun and a verb. The majority of its definitions are nouns. It seems to me that Webster struggles to define ‘love.’ They do a decent job describing a variety of feelings they connect to love but fall short defining love itself. That’s…

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Safe Sex!

By Daniel Sirstad | October 5, 2019

Society is confused with what safe sex really is. Sex is a subject Apostolics tend to think about more than discuss. I teach a class in my marriage seminar entitled “Fun.” It deals explicitly with the topic of sex in marriage. Interestingly enough, it is the most favorite session taught. I get more positive feedback…

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That’s Not Fair!

By Daniel Sirstad | September 7, 2019

How many times have you heard, “That’s not fair?” How many times have you said or thought that something wasn’t fair? In my experience, the desire for fairness is not something relegated to just one age group. I’ve heard children, teenagers, young adults, middle-aged adults, and retired folks all proclaim how something in life is…

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Client Testimonials

Our original motivation for meeting with DayStar Ministries was our children. We needed understanding how to guide them through some negative circumstances our family was encountering.

Through the application of the principles provided to us, we have gained a life changing opportunity. Our marriage is better, our children are better and we have confidence we are growing into the full potential God has planned for our lives.

Dr. Sirstad didn’t fix our problems, but he equipped and encouraged us with tools to overcome the circumstances we were facing in our family, in ministry and as well as individually. His biblical and practical approach made the goals throughout our time with him achievable.

We highly recommend Dr. Daniel Sirstad of DayStar Ministries. God has given him a gift to counsel people through their obstacles to be victorious in Christ!

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