What Every Pastor Should Know Paperback
101 Indispensable Rules of Thumb for Leading Your Church
by Charles Arn; Gary L. McIntosh;
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What Every Pastor Should Know
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What Every Pastor Should Know offers 101 valuable rules and time-tested wisdom to help answer real-life ministry questions. From advertising to facilities to visitation, this valuable book offers the practical help you need, just when you need it most. This comprehensive guide will become one of the most valuable books in your library.
“This book is fantastic! There is no doubt that it will be on my shelf as a reference for years to come.”-Thom S. Rainer, president and CEO, LifeWay Christian Resources
“An incredible reference guide . . . the practical information in these pages is essential knowledge for those of us who want to lead growing, effective churches.”-Nelson Searcy, lead pastor, The Journey Church; founder, www.ChurchLeaderInsights.com
“Every pastor should read this book.”-Elmer Towns, cofounder, Liberty University
“Well researched, comprehensive, specific, and practical.”-Eddie Gibbs, professor emeritus, Fuller Theological Seminary
“A wealth of insights for pastors on the day-to-day issues of leading an effective church.”-Ed Stetzer, author, Subversive Kingdom
What Every Pastor Should Know by Charles Arn; Gary L. McIntosh was published by Baker in May 2013 and is our 31021st best seller. The ISBN for What Every Pastor Should Know is 9780801014352.
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What Every Pastor Should KnowJohnny Douglas, via The Good Book Stall
Greek, Hebrew, some New Testament, a dash of Ethics, a side of Pastoral skills, but really it can feel as heresy radar rather than developmental in the tools to navigate the complicated waters of people, purpose and the plan of God. This is dense work that offers many rules of thumb and check-lists by the plenty to make reference rich, the typical American-style and for me the obsession with growth, caused this title to be neglectful of the priority of health.
Pastoral ministry is tough work. Most of the tips are about two to five pages long, and will appeal very much to the busy pastor. The brevity and the signposts also offered are very good.
The diagrams, tables, and illustrations add greatly, to making this book a pleasure to read. The range of themes addressed covers buildings and budgets, it shows readers about the nitty-gritty of management, leadership, relationships, biblical perspectives, and core church ministries.
I'd have loved more resources in the bibliography and alternative views on the same topic as in the brilliance of Wayne Grudem in Systematic Theology.
How it will or will not translate into the British or European market is another question. The resources are there, so how they might be used or deployed is something else altogether. It's a gutsy workbook full of reference provocation.
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Details for What Every Pastor Should Know
|Page last updated||1st February 2014|
|Author / Artist||Charles Arn; Gary L. McIntosh|
|Publisher||Baker (May 2013)|
|Number of Pages||272|