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The Relational Pastor

Sharing in Christ by Sharing Ourselves [Paperback]

by Andrew Root

Practical theologian Andrew Root gives wisdom to leaders looking to equip themselves to both relate and lead

    • Author

      Andrew Root

    • Book Format

      Paperback / softback

    • Publisher

      Intervarsity Press (IVP)

    • Published

      April 2013

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    When is the last time you asked yourself hard questions about why you were pursuing certain relationships in your ministry? Could it be that the end game for many of us is not relationship per se but loyalty, adherence, even submission? The sheep in our flock become the means to our end: pastoring becomes less about the people of God and more about maintenance of the status quo-and, if we are willing to recognize it, the elevation of our pastoral status.

    Here practical theologian Andy Root dissects relational ministry as we have come to understand it and searches for the seed of a more wholesome, more pastoral understanding of the relationships for which God has prepared the church: the place where, when two or more are gathered in his name, Christ is present.

    Preface
    Introduction
    New Energy, New Communications, New Consciousness . . . New Ministry
    Transitioning from the Pastor as Self-Help Entertainer
    Sipping the Sweet, Hard Liquor of Individualism
    All the Lonely People: The Field of the Personal
    What Is a Person?
    Empathy, It's a Spirit Thing
    Can I Read Your Mind?
    New Visions of Incarnational Ministry
    The Gift
    Sharing is More Than What You Learned in Kindergarten
    The Place Between
    A Quick Pauline Excursion: Sharing and Place in Paul—It's All About the In
    Will You Pray for Me?
    Vista: What This Looks Like and How Story, Teaching and Preaching Fits
    I've Got to Run the Church Don't I? Leadership as Letting Relationships Flow
    Appendix: Practices from Relational Pastors

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    • Author

      Andrew Root

    • Book Format

      Paperback / softback

    • Publisher

      Intervarsity Press (IVP)

    • Published

      April 2013

    • Weight

      386g

    • Page Count

      254

    • Dimensions

      150 x 227 x 21 mm

    • ISBN

      9780830841028

    • ISBN-10

      0830841024

    • Eden Code

      4072205

    More Information

    • Author/Creator: Andrew Root

    • ISBN: 9780830841028

    • Publisher: Intervarsity Press (IVP)

    • Release Date: April 2013

    • Weight: 386g

    • Dimensions: 150 x 227 x 21 mm

    • Eden Code: 4072205


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