God's Word to Pastors: Understanding & Strengthening the Relationship Between the Pastor & His Congregation
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About "God's Word to Pastors: Understanding & Strengthening the Relationship Between the Pastor & His Congregation"
Practical, Hand - On Wisdom for Daly Life in Ministry! What framework does the Word of God give for the office of a pastor? Does the Bible outline the pastor's responsibility to the congregation and the congregation's responsibility to the pastor? God's Word to Pastors gives scriptural answers to these questions-and many more! What is the extent of the pastor's authority over his congregation, and what can he expect from them? Why did God give us pastors, and how is their role unique in the body of Christ? Does the Bible say anything about how to choose a pastor or how he should be salaried? Can you leave a church because you don't like the pastor? What happens if the pastor falls into sin? Is it always the end of his ministry? And what causes a minister to fall? What should you do if you've pastored for many years and you've lost your joy and enthusiasm for the ministry? Does the Word of God offer guidelines that will cause you to avoid "burnout"? This book is a "pastor's bible," but the principles of ministry it sets forth are essential for every believer. Pastor Bob Yandian takes an in-depth look at the everyday reality of pastoring, while at the same time, he brings a vital and necessary understanding of the pastorate to all congregational members. Book jacket.
Meet the Author
Bob Yandian, pastor of Grace Fellowship in Tulsa, Oklahoma, has an anointing and extensive teaching background that enables him to convey the uncompromised Word of God with an everyday practical clarity. Primarily, Bob ministers to students of the Word--fellow full-time ministers, congregational members, and Bible school students.A graduate of Trinity Bible College, Bob studied under its director and founder, Charles Duncombe, a contemporary and companion of Smith Wigglesworth. Bob also studied Greek at Southwestern College in Oklahoma City.In 1972 Bob began teaching regularly at Grace Fellows