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Pastor Survival: What They Didn't Teach You in Seminary!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,200. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
A pastoral veteran nearing retirement looks back over 30 years of ministry and deftly articulates how to survive and finish strong in the Christian life. Packed with helpful and practical “Do’s and Don’ts” suggestions for every church pastor. Pastor Survival is a much-needed, down-to-earth, resource to help pastors refocus on the ultimate purpose of their ministry.
Just Out for a Walk: Pastoral Leadership in the Change-Resistant Church
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Price: Free! Words: 29,440. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Protestantism
What do you call a leader with no followers? Someone who's just out for a walk. Many visionary pastors find themselves at the helm of what appear to be change-resistant churches. This book, from Southern Baptist minister the Rev. Dr. Henry Styron, looks at the change-resistant church (and the frustrated pastor) and provides guidance and encouragement for those seeking to make a difference.
Ordaining Homosexuals
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You set the price! Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theology
An insightfully reasoned, biblically based discussion on why homosexuals should be ordained to church leadership positions.
Church Ministry: How to Crank It Up without Getting Cranky
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,840. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / Administration
Ministry leaders want to get more results with less pain and push. Push too hard and you get testy. Lay back too far and not much happens. Aggressive leaders sometimes create a kind of progress but in doing so they cause people to fear their irritation. It is possible to be a nice guy and still get things done. Learn the principles, concepts and approaches you may never find elsewhere.
If I Had Only Known: What a University does not teach you about Ministry
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,860. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012 by Dust Jacket. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / General
After 25 plus years of ministry I look back and wonder how in the world I didn’t mess a bunch of people up over the years. I was a young eager pastor with more will than knowledge. I was going to do something even if it was wrong and sometimes it was very wrong.
They Mystery...or not of the Church that Grows
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
Many Christian Pastors and Laymen act or pretend, as if Church Growth is some kind of mystical thing that we really can't grasp, something like the wind. Why one church grows and another is a mystery. Is it really a mystery? Surely there is a "supernatural" element to Church Growth, but is that all it is? After spending over 20 years in the church, here's what I've seen and learned.
A Leader Like Moses
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / Leadership
God gave Israel the greatest leader ever known. In failing to follow God’s man, the famous congregation betrayed a lack of faith in God himself. His great glory revealed among them is unparalleled in history. Yet now we remember them as the church in the wilderness, wandering outside God’s promised blessings. What can we learn of leadership and the special relationship between pastor and people?