MAXIMIZE - HOW TO DEVELOP EXTRAVAGANT GIVERS IN YOUR CHURCH
Turn First-Time Givers into Generous Stewards
Maximize is the ultimate how-to book for pastors and church leaders who long for their churches to be able to carry out ministry initiatives. Shining a light on the often-taboo subject of money, Maximize offers a proven, step-by-step plan for maximizing financial gifts while growing strong disciples.
Stewardship is an essential part of discipleship. This biblical process will chase the money discussion out of the darkness and turn first-time givers in your church into generous stewards of financial gifts.
THE 10 KEY ROLES OF A PASTOR - PROVEN PRACTICES FOR BALANCING THE DEMANDS OF LEADING YOUR CHURCH
As a pastor - on a single average day of ministry, you may move quickly from counselor to theologian to student to manager to custodian. Some roles come more naturally to you than others, but every pastor wants to perform each role to the best of their ability.Veteran church consultant Gary L. McIntosh shows you how to understand & juggle your many essential roles, prioritize your time & energy, manage your people's expectations, & empower others to take up the vital work of the church body. Whether you're just starting out in ministry or you've been at it for a while & find yourself overworked & overwhelmed, this practical resource will help you live & lead more fruitfully in your calling.
(PASTORING FOR LIFE) DISABILITY: LIVING INTO THE DIVERSITY OF CHRIST’S BODY
Leading ethicist & pastoral theologian Brian Brock reflects on the challenge of disability, refuting widely held misconceptions & helping readers respond well to the pastoral implications of disability. Brock, the father of a child with special needs, weaves together theological commentary with narrative reflection, offering rich theological wisdom for shepherding people with disabilities. He shows pastors & ministers-in-training that thinking more closely & theologically about disability is a doorway into a more vibrant & welcoming church life for all Christians.