A Call to Excellence
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About "A Call to Excellence"
Facing the widespread experience of pastors feeling burn-out and disillusionment in their calling, this book aims to help church leaders to improve the quality of their ministries and their lives. It explores the vital aspects of ministries, including the professional pastor, the effective leader, the charismatic preacher, the missionary strategist, the senior caregiver and the exemplary pilgrim. The final chapetr questions the meanings of the terms success and failure in ministry, and looks constructively at maintaining spiritual vitality.
Meet the Author
Paul Beasley-Murray is currently senior minister of Central Baptist Church, Chelmsford, Essex, a traditional and declining town-centre church transformed into a strong, vibrant and growing fellowship., he is also Chairman of Ministry Today. After gaining a PhD in New Testament under F. F. Bruce, he taught in Congo National University, and then was Pastor of Altrincham Baptist Church before becoming Principal of Spurgeon's College, London. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including The Message of the Resurrection, A Call to Excellence: An Essential Guide to Christian Leadership (IVP), Power For God's Sake? Power & Abuse In The Local Church (Paternoster) and Transform Your Church!