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Rather than dictating a rigid job description, author Vic Lehman develops his ideas and perspectives based on the understanding that there is no one right way to be a pastor. Pastoral duties may differ based on the ministry situation and the pastor's particular areas of giftedness. Nevertheless, there are certain core duties that are widely associated with pastoral ministry, and there are many other possibilities pastors ought to consider as they strive to increase their effectiveness in ministry.
• Worship and Serving the Word• Pastoral Care• Conflict Management• Team Ministry• Administration• Outside Affiliations• Transitions
This book will be especially beneficial for the small church pastor, who frequently must meet a wide variety of congregational expectations. However, The Work of the Pastor offers words of advice and helpful perspectives for all pastors, and those who are contemplating pastoral ministry.
"The Work Of The Pastor is also very highly recommended reading from members of church boards charges with the tasks of recruiting, overseeing, and evaluating pastors for their churches." The Midwest Book Review
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