Gary is variously known as a Ministry Imagineer / Engineer, a Life Coach, a Pastor, a Church Starting Specialist, a Church Health Consultant, a Writer and Publisher. In all those roles people often comment on his abiding passion for ministry. Those are some of his various vocational dimensions but he is also a husband to Wendy, father and grandfather. Gary’s ministry life now spans five decades. And he still stays fresh and more energized than many who are just starting!
Many women wonder, “Is there a complete man anywhere?” They have a good question. At the same time, many men wonder, “How can I get the attention of a good woman?” The Complete Man deals with practical subjects that stimulate men in the direction of completeness.
Church health is tricky. Much has been written on the subject but seldom do the resources zoom out far enough to see the whole picture. In this book you can read in an evening, you will see from a wide angle the things many miss. When the balance is right the church flourishes. Help find the balance and perspective you may have been looking for.
Leading in church is more complex than business or civil service because the people you are supposed to lead only comply with your ideas when they feel like it. One or two styles will work out there when you have the axe but you need all six with volunteers.
This short book will take you on the journey of a lifetime if you let it.
It is one thing to believe in the immersion of a believer in water; it is quite another to get people to understand and follow. This quest answers some of the profound pastoral questions with actionable steps to deepen belief and encourage action.