Thinking about or training for ministry, or wanting to know what
ministers (pastors) do? 35 clergy now having time to reflect on what
did right, wrong, or would do differently, give you here what they have
If you have an interest in Worship, Pastoral Care, Christian
Education, Outreach, Property and finance and Clergy Self Care, then
this ready reference can help you glean new ideas, solve problems, and
gain new tools for ministry.
"Solid theology is a necessity for clergy, and dedicated texts on
various aspects of ministry abound. But it seems there has been a lack
of simpler collections of practical observation and advise on the
day-to-day encounters and decisions of ministry, Tools for Clergy: Ideas
from Us to You, covers of topics with short encouragements. Sometimes the
writers disagree, though this just gives the readers more ideas for
their own consideration. A useful eclectic mix."
"A wonderful resource for this interested in parish ministry. A book
sharing practical wisdom from a broad range of pastors involved in
parish ministries much needed. I've learned the craft of ministry (and
I'm learning) through personal experience over the last 13 years, and
from admired and respected colleagues. I would have welcomed a book such
as this back when I started."
"I can see how useful this reference would be to anyone at most
stages of a ministerial career."
It is a valuable and much needed tool for clergy and congregations in
A church member