A Pastoral Leader's Handbook

Strategies for Success in the Secondary School

Author: Marilyn Nathan

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441102566

Category: Education

Page: 304

View: 6054

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The Pastoral Letters

A Handbook on the Greek Text

Author: Larry James Perkins

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bible

Page: 311

View: 1619

The Pastoral Letters: A Handbook on the Greek Text offers teachers and students a comprehensive guide to the grammar and vocabulary of the Pastoral Letters. A perfect supplement to any commentary, this volume's lexical, analytical, and syntactical analysis is a helpful tool in navigating New Testament literature. Larry J. Perkins leads students toward both a greater understanding of the Greek text and an appreciation for the textual and rhetorical intricacies not available in English translations.
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Pastoral Leadership Is...

How to Shepherd God's People with Passion and Confidence

Author: Dave Earley

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 1433673843

Category: Religion

Page: 310

View: 3446

Dozens of brief yet powerful entries for pastors about what it really means to be on-mission, spiritual warriors who lead the local church from a biblical point of view instead of a modern traditional one.
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The School Recruitment Handbook

Author: N.A

Publisher: Optimus Education eBooks

ISBN: 1907567313

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Page: N.A

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Pastoral Leadership

A Case Study, Including Reference to John Chrysostom

Author: Won Sang Lee

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1630877700

Category: Religion

Page: 292

View: 7801

In ascending to heaven, Jesus Christ gave the church the Great Commission to expand the gospel to all nations. Despite this biblical commission, it is still an unfinished task. As leaders of local churches, pastors play a crucial part in this endeavor. Pastoral leadership principles have varied widely throughout history, yet it is interesting to discover the similarities between pastoral leadership principles practiced by John Chrysostom (AD 347-407) in Antioch and Constantinople, and Won Sang Lee (1937-) in Washington, DC. Despite ministering 1600 years apart, both pastors share the same core values: care for people, Christ-like character, biblical preaching, and world missions. This suggests that continued emphasis on these principles will play a significant role in fulfilling the Great Commission, independent of time and place.
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Pastor's Handbook

Author: John R. Bisagno,Rick Warren

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 1433671492

Category: Religion

Page: 469

View: 7998

Pastor's Handbook is a major expansion and revision of author John Bisagno's previous work, Letters to Timothy, which collected more than one hundred brief chapters of practical insight for handling real life pastoral issues- "things that might have fallen through the cracks in seminary"-based on the author's fifty years in ministry. A decade into his retirement, Bisagno stills mentors young pastors and recognizes new challenges in this profession known for its high dropout rate. With that in mind, Pastor's Handbook adds helpful entries on such issues as "The Seeker Friendly Church," "Solving Worship Wars," "Multiple Campuses," "New Media," and "Home Groups" as well as "Internet Pornography," "Biblical Inerrancy," "Calvinism," "The High Cost of Overnight Change," "Homosexuality," "Christianity and Islam," and more than a dozen other topics. He also refreshes several of the original chapters, factoring in new world issues and his survey of pastoral colleagues.
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A Manual for Eucharistic Visitors

Author: Elizabeth Wickenberg Ely,Beth Wickenberg Ely

Publisher: Church Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 0819221589

Category: Religion

Page: 85

View: 7746

Further the awareness and understanding of the role and duties of the lay eucharistic minister with this easy-to-understand manual. This book is "a precious gift to the church … practical wisdom abounds here." -- John Koenig, General Theological Seminary
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The Pastoral Search Committee Handbook

Author: William Vanderbloemen

Publisher: B&H Books

ISBN: 9781433689895

Category: Religion

Page: 192

View: 4205

William Vanderbloemen has spent years focusing on connecting churches with pastors who fit their ministry context. Search: The Pastoral Search Committee Handbook guides church members through the process finding the right leader for their church.
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Clinical Handbook of Pastoral Counseling

Author: Robert J. Wicks,Richard D. Parsons,Donald Capps

Publisher: Paulist Press

ISBN: 9780809133512

Category: Psychology

Page: 707

View: 7680

Building on the groundbreaking original work with the same title, these articles focus on current issues, such as certain life stages, special populations, the devalued and abused, the addicted and special issues of the 1990's.
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Nelson's Church Leader's Manual for Congregational Care

Author: Kent Spann,David Wheeler

Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc

ISBN: 1418543578

Category: Religion

Page: 224

View: 5262

The helpful advice, prayers, and devotions included in this manual aid anyone who finds himself serving the church and helping others in those tough situations when "you don't know what to say." Pastoral care in the church is not limited to pastors and other designated church leaders. Many parishioners perform services in the name of the church, and this book is a great guide for them. It includes helpful advice and tips on visiting the suffering, devotional aspects surrounding pastoral visits, prayers for any situation, and helpful Scripture passages. Designed to be portable, this manual is an invaluable resource for those who care for others.
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The Three Tasks of Leadership

Worldly Wisdom for Pastoral Leaders

Author: Eric O. Jacobsen

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 0802863981

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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This book unpacks business leader Max De Pree's famous definition of leadership originally given for the business world and applies it to the church. Eighteen theologians and pastors here offer essays echoing that definition. The Three Tasks of Leadership is refreshingly free of jargon, full of practical and inspirational advice, and perfect for both pastors in the field and pastors in formation. / Contributors: David Augsburger, Robert Banks, James E. Bradley, Mark Lau Branson, Sherwood Lingenfelter, Richard J. Mouw, Nancy Ortburg, Richard Peace, Charles J. Scalise, Wilbert R. Shenk, Marguerite Shuster, Siang-Yang Tan, Dennis N. Voskuil, Linda Wagener, Howard Wilson, and Walt Wright
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The Church Leader's Handbook

A Guide to Counseling Families and Individuals in Crisis

Author: William Cutrer

Publisher: Kregel Academic

ISBN: 0825489393

Category: Religion

Page: 171

View: 4939

A well-rounded and practical approach to the issues and crisis faced by pastors everyday
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Josh McDowell's Youth Ministry Handbook

Making the Connection

Author: N.A

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418561835

Category: Religion

Page: 200

View: 8944

Drawing on the wisdom of insightful leaders around the country, Josh McDowell's Youth Ministry Handbook equips youth workers to help kids connect with God--and with their parents, their peers, and a world in need of Christ. Featuring articles from Dawson McAllister, Barry St. Clair, Jim Burns, Tony Campolo, Al Menconi, John Maxwell, George Barna, and others, this is an invaluable leadership resource with practical, useful ideas for today's youth workers.
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Shepherding God's Flock

A Handbook on Pastoral Ministry, Counseling, and Leadership

Author: Jay E. Adams

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 9780310510710

Category: Religion

Page: 544

View: 3750

A textbook for students of pastoral ministry and a handbook for pastors. Counseling, Pastoral helps.
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Silencing Satan: 13 Studies for Individuals and Groups

Handbook of Biblical Demonology

Author: Sharon Beekmann

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1620327317

Category: Religion

Page: 78

View: 9496

The 13 lessons of this study guide help Christians develop an informed faith about supernatural evil and the gospel of Jesus Christ. Each lesson refers the reader to significant teachings in Silencing Satan: Handbook of Biblical Demonology. In the book, the authors teach about the nature and strategies of Satan and the demons, and their defeat through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. They advocate resisting the devil in his various guises--apparitions, voices, sensations, false doctrine, and immoral temptations--by reflexively turning to Jesus Christ and Scripture. The authors expose the half-truths and lies propagated by popular culture. They caution not to fill in gaps of understanding with extra-biblical sources. Does the study of Satan and the demons increase fear or give him too much attention? In fact, when presented from a biblical perspective, such knowledge can increase faith in Jesus Christ and enable Christians to effectively serve God and his church. Believers are challenged to live a radical life of faith, expressed through love and obedience to Christ. Seminarians, pastors, Bible teachers, Christian counselors, and lay leaders will find this study useful in individual and small group situations. A leaders' guide is available in the appendix.
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Silencing Satan

Handbook of Biblical Demonology

Author: Sharon Beekmann,Peter G. Bolt

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1621895874

Category: Religion

Page: 258

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Silencing Satan: A Handbook of Biblical Demonology is about the nature and strategies of Satan and the demons, and their defeat through the life, death, and resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The book is for Christians in ministry, whether seminarians, pastors, Bible teachers, Christian counselors, or lay leaders. It is for all who desire an informed faith relevant to supernatural evil and the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Each chapter reflects extensive research and is succinctly written to enable believers to quickly grasp biblical truths that expose the lies and half-truths propagated by popular culture, within and outside the church. The authors teach that when face to face with supernatural evil in its various guises--apparitions, voices, sensations, false doctrine, and immoral temptations--believers resist the devil and reflexively turn to Jesus and Scripture. They fight by living a radical life of faith, expressed through love and obedience to Christ. As they do, God himself redeems the evil that Satan intends for his vainglory. God is building his church, and the gates of hades will not prevail against her (Matt 16:18)!
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Welcome the People!

Ways to Gather and Nourish Adult Catholics

Author: Jim Smith

Publisher: Twenty-Third Publications

ISBN: 9781585957071

Category: Religion

Page: 120

View: 5174

Feeding the fire of adult faith demands from parish leaders a burning desire in their own hearts, as well as imagination and courage. So says author Jim Smith, who here offers what parishes need to breathe new life into parish faith formation gatherings for adults. Far more than a dry manual, this book is a passionate guide for passionate parish leaders. It offers an uncomplicated process for action and renewed faith in the context of ongoing spiritual growth for parish leaders themselves.
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