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The Effective Pastor: A Guide to Successful Ministry

The Effective Pastor: A Guide to Successful Ministry

This highly practical step-by-step look at the life and role of the pastor is helpful for newly ordained clergy as well as the experienced pastor looking for guidance, practical wisdom, and renewal. Bloede offers specific advice and concrete examples on:
  • Honing personal skills (communicating, leading, supervising, planning, and reflecting);
  • Sharpening program delivery (administration, pastoral care, worship, preaching, Christian education, and evangelism);
  • Renewing personal resources (continuing education, taking care of one's self, and renewing faith).
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$19.00
  • Publisher Fortress Press
  • ISBN 9780800627874
  • Age/Grade Range Adult
  • Format Paperback
  • Dimensions 5.5 x 8.5
  • Pages 204
  • Publication Date June 28, 1996

Endorsements

"Dr. Bloede has summarized a lifetime of experience in this book designed for pastors who seek to be effective leaders. Read it and follow his advice!"
— Lyle E. Schaller, Parish Consultant

Table of Contents

  1. Acknowledgments


  2. The Minister as a Caring Person

    PART I: PERSONAL SKILLS
  3. Communicating
  4. Leading and Supervising
  5. Planning
  6. Reflecting

    PART II: PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES
  7. Administration
  8. Pastoral Care
  9. Worship
  10. Preaching
  11. Christian Education
  12. Evangelism

    PART III: PERSONAL RESOURCES
  13. Continuing Your Education
  14. Taking Care of Yourself
  15. Renewing Your Faith

    Notes
    Scripture Index
    Subject/Author Index
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