On Being a Pastor
The ministry of pastors is not simply a job; it's a vocation and a lifestyle. A pastor's responsibilities are unique, demanding that he not only nurture his own spiritual life but also the lives of those in his...
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The ministry of pastors is not simply a job; it's a vocation and a lifestyle.
A pastor's responsibilities are unique, demanding that he not only nurture his own spiritual life but also the lives of those in his care. What a challenge this can be!
Derek Prime and Alistair Begg provide practical advice for both the spiritual and practical aspects of pastoral ministry. They delve deep into topics such as prayer, devotional habits, preaching, studying, and specific ministry duties. The result is an essential tool for those in pastoral ministry.
ALISTAIR BEGG (Trent University; London School of Theology; Westminster Seminary) was born in Scotland and spent the first 30 years of life in the United Kingdom. Since September of 1983, he has been the senior pastor at Parkside Church in suburban Cleveland, Ohio. He is the daily speaker on the national radio program "Truth For Life" which stems from his weekly Bible teaching at Parkside, and is the author of "Made For His Pleasure, Lasting Love, " and "What Angels Wish They Knew." He and his wife, Susan, have three grown children.
After serving churches in the UK as a pastor for thirty years - first at Lansdowne Evangelical Free Church, West Norwood, in London and then at Charlotte Chapel in Edinburgh - Derek Prime has devoted himself since 1987 to an itinerant ministry and to writing.
- <div> <p><b>the Ministry Of Pastors Is Not Simply A Job; It's A Vocation And A Lifestyle.</b></p> <p>a Pastor's Responsibilities Are Unique, Demanding That He Not Only Nurture His Own Spiritual Life But Also The Lives Of Those In His Care. What A Challenge This Can Be!</p> <p>derek Prime And Alistair Begg Provide Practical Advice For Both The Spiritual And Practical Aspects Of Pastoral Ministry. They Delve Deep Into Topics Such As Prayer, Devotional Habits, Preaching, Studying, And Specific Ministry Duties. The Result Is An Essential Tool For Those In Pastoral Ministry.</p> </div>