Perfecting the Pastor's Art
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About "Perfecting the Pastor's Art"
G. Avery Lee and Gardner Taylor come from two different cultural traditions, but they uphold the same ministry values and goals as pastors. Here, they share over 120 years of pastoral wisdom, experiences, perspectives, and advice for the pastors of today and tomorrow. these two legendary figures address a wide range of topics, from preparing sermons to pastoral counseling to dealing with difficult people in the church. They name books that should be on every pastor's shelf and offer reasons why. This book provides a rare opportunity of others to learn both from the successes and the challenges of two high; y esteemed and respected pastors.
Meet the Authors
G Avery Lee
G. Avery Lee first met Gardner Taylor in the late 1930s when both were pastors in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The two have been friends for over 60 years. Rev. Lee was ordained in 1937. The author of more than fourteen books including "Living in Meantime, (Smythe & Helwys), he served for twenty years as pastor at St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans. After "retiring" in 1980, he spent five years as pastor at University Baptist Church in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He holds of Masters of Divinity degree from Yale and a Doctor of Literature degree from Harden Simmons University.
Taylor is Pastor Emeritus, The Concord Baptist Church of Christ, Brooklyn, NY