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Pastor's Service Manual - ESV - 9780911802610
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Pastor's Service Manual - ESV - 9780911802610

Pastor's Service Manual - ESV - 9780911802610

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Description This complete reference tool for pastors comes in a handy 6 x 9 - 3 ring binder. This manual helps pastors give shape and language to the many kinds of services they're called upon to officiate. New material has been added to this edition. Options and ideas for many different kinds of services are included: General worship service re...


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Help We Just Lost Our Pastor - 9780911802924

Help We Just Lost Our Pastor - 9780911802924

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Help We Just Lost Our Pastor! A Resource designed to help the local church navigate the crucial process of pastoral transitions. Whether your church is just beginning, or is already in the process of adding new or additional pastoral staff, Help We Just Lost Our Pastor! guides you step-by-step and gives you tools to find the pastor who is ...


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Pastor's Service Manual NIV - 911802002
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Pastor's Service Manual NIV - 911802002

Pastor's Service Manual NIV - 911802002

$25.00

Description This complete reference tool for pastors comes in a handy 6 x 9 - 3 ring binder. This manual helps pastors give shape and language to the many kinds of services they're called upon to officiate. New material has been added to this edition. Options and ideas for many different kinds of services are included: General worship service r...


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Redevelopment - 9780911802917

Redevelopment - 9780911802917

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Who this book is for It's for pastors who are thinking about transitional ministry Many pastors are curious about what it would be like to do transitional ministry. Some of you have acquired a great deal of knowledge, skill and wisdom through many years of serving as a solo pastor (the only pastor of a small church), a senior or lead pa...


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Confirming the Pastoral Call - 825439027
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Confirming the Pastoral Call - 825439027

Confirming the Pastoral Call - 825439027

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Description With humor and insight born of experience, Joseph Umidi tells candidates how to approach a selection process by clarifying personal vision for ministry, connecting heart-to-heart with decision makers, and asking the right people the right questions. Search committee members will find guidance in analyzing a church's readiness for ch...


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Emotionally Healthy Leader - 9780310494577
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Emotionally Healthy Leader - 9780310494577

Emotionally Healthy Leader - 9780310494577

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Do you feel too overwhelmed to enjoy life, unable to sort out the demands on your time? Are you doing your best work as a leader, yet not making an impact? Have you ever felt stuck, powerless to change your environment? In The Emotionally Healthy Leader, bestselling author Peter Scazzero shows leaders how to develop a deep, inner lif...


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The Pastor's Family - 9780310495093
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The Pastor's Family - 9780310495093

The Pastor's Family - 9780310495093

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Featuring insights from the perspective of both a pastor and his wife---The Pastor's Family identifies the complicated burdens and expectations ministry brings to the life of a family. Brian and Cara Croft identify the unique challenges that pastors face as husbands and fathers. They also discuss the difficulties and joys of being a pastor's w...


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Volunteer Church - 9780310519157
Volunteer Church - 9780310519157

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Volunteer Church - 9780310519157

Volunteer Church - 9780310519157

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Volunteering - 9780310519171
Volunteering - 9780310519171

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Volunteering - 9780310519171

Volunteering - 9780310519171

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Jesus invites you to join him in his amazing work of bringing salvation and transformation to this world. He is looking for a few good men and women who will lay down their priorities and volunteer themselves for the sake of others. Will you respond, join up, and accept his call? In Volunteering, Pastor Leith Anderson and Jill Fox unpack the bas...


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Preaching - 9780525953036
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Preaching - 9780525953036

Preaching - 9780525953036

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Reaching Millennials - 9780764217234
Reaching Millennials - 9780764217234

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Reaching Millennials - 9780764217234

Reaching Millennials - 9780764217234

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A Better Way to Reach Millennials With the Gospel There's a reason you see fewer and fewer Millennials in your church. Typical evangelism methods often drive them away. People born between 1978 and 1998 have a different mindset than previous generations. But as nationally known church consultant David Stark shares, there are creative, bibli...


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Giver and the Gift - 9780764217746
Giver and the Gift - 9780764217746

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$7.19 $8.99
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Giver and the Gift - 9780764217746

Giver and the Gift - 9780764217746

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A Relational Approach to Fundraising For many people, fundraising has become a dirty word. Conjuring images of guilt-inducing gimmickry, the predominant model saps the joy from both the donor and the receiver. But what if fundraising has the potential to be good for the giver, not just the recipient? What if it's about love and service, not...


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The Pastor's Kid - 9780781410359
The Pastor's Kid - 9780781410359

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

$10.39 $12.99
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The Pastor's Kid - 9780781410359

The Pastor's Kid - 9780781410359

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The Only One Facing As Much Pressure As the Pastor is ... The Pastor's Kid. Dad may be following God's call, but the Pastor's kids (PKs) are just following mom and dad. Often to devastating results. Barnabas Piper - son of Pastor and bestselling author John Piper - has experienced the challenges of being a PK first-hand. With empathy, ...


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Sacred Privilege - 9780800728168
Sacred Privilege - 9780800728168

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Sacred Privilege - 9780800728168

Sacred Privilege - 9780800728168

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"My passionate prayer is that every pastor's wife will get to read this book, because it could save your life, marriage, family, and ministry from a lot of unnecessary pain. And it can help make the rest of your life, the best of your life."--Rick Warren Life as a pastor's wife offers meaningful opportunities to play a significant part in...


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What Every Pastor Should Know - 9780801014352
{"id":13103111563,"title":"What Every Pastor Should Know - 9780801014352","handle":"what-every-pastor-should-know-9780801014352","description":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nThe answers you need to plan, run, or grow your church\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\r\nPastors and church leaders are constantly faced with tough questions. What size staff does the church need? How many workers are needed in the nursery this month? When is the right time to start a second worship service? How many people should we train for evangelism this year? How does seating and parking impact worship attendance?\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\r\nWhat Every Pastor Should Know offers 101 valuable rules and time-tested wisdom to help answer real-life ministry questions. From advertising to facilities to visitation, this valuable book offers the practical help you need, just when you need it most. 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Rainer, president and CEO, LifeWay Christian Resources\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ci\u003e\"An incredible reference guide . . . the practical information in these pages is essential knowledge for those of us who want to lead growing, effective churches.\"\u003c\/i\u003e-Nelson Searcy, lead pastor, The Journey Church; founder, www.ChurchLeaderInsights.com\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ci\u003e\"I love pastors. I am humbled by the fact that pastors often come to me for advice and wisdom. Now I have a resource that answers so many of their questions. This book is fantastic! There is no doubt that it will be on my shelf as a reference for years to come. Great work Gary McIntosh and Charles Arn!\"\u003c\/i\u003e\r\nThom S. Rainer, president and CEO, LifeWay Christian Resources\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ci\u003e\"Gary McIntosh and Charles Arn are friends of mine, and I am thrilled that they have prepared this book. Both of these writers have an excellent history of research as well as a heart commitment to the church and the ministry of Jesus Christ. When they write What Every Pastor Should Know, they mean it, and every pastor should read this book to find out what they must know.\"\u003c\/i\u003e\r\nElmer Towns, cofounder, Liberty University\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\r\n\u003ci\u003e\"What Every Pastor Should Know is an invaluable reference book. Its value lies in being well researched, comprehensive, specific, and practical. 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What Every Pastor Should Know - 9780801014352

What Every Pastor Should Know - 9780801014352

$13.49

The answers you need to plan, run, or grow your church Pastors and church leaders are constantly faced with tough questions. What size staff does the church need? How many workers are needed in the nursery this month? When is the right time to start a second worship service? How many people should we train for evangelism this year? How does...


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RE: Vision - 9780801016820
RE: Vision - 9780801016820

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$15.99 $19.99
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RE: Vision - 9780801016820

RE: Vision - 9780801016820

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Still looking for the program, book, or sermon series that will turn your church around? What if the answer to revitalizing your church is . . . you? In a time when many pastors are jumping from church to church every few years as they search for the "right fit," churches are suffering from a lack of sustained leadership from pastors with ...


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Meet Generation Z - 9780801017018
Meet Generation Z - 9780801017018

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$14.39 $17.99
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Meet Generation Z - 9780801017018

Meet Generation Z - 9780801017018

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About Welcome to the first truly post-Christian generation Move over Boomers, Xers, and Millennials; there's a new generation--making up more than 25 percent of the US population--on the scene that represents a seismic cultural shift. Born approximately between 1993 and 2012, Generation Z is poised to challenge every church to rethink it...


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Baker Wedding Handbook - 9780801019678
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Baker Wedding Handbook - 9780801019678

Baker Wedding Handbook - 9780801019678

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This essential, up-to-date wedding handbook for pastors includes ceremonies from fourteen traditions suggestions for special services (vow renewal, blessing a civil union, marrying individuals with children from previous relationships, and an ecumenical ceremony) suggestions for prayers, Scripture readings, and music resources for writ...


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Baker Funeral Handbook - 9780801019685
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Baker Funeral Handbook - 9780801019685

Baker Funeral Handbook - 9780801019685

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This essential, up-to-date funeral handbook for pastors includes services from eleven denominations suggestions for special situation services (miscarriage, death of a child, suicide, accident, unbelievers, and interment or scattering of ashes) quotations, illustrations, and last words for creating sermon meditations suggestions for wri...


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Pastor as Public Theologian - 9780801097713
{"id":13103171211,"title":"Pastor as Public Theologian - 9780801097713","handle":"pastor-as-public-theologian-9780801097713","description":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nMany pastors today see themselves primarily as counselors, leaders, and motivators. Yet this often comes at the expense of the fundamental reality of the pastorate as a theological office. The most important role is to be a theologian mediating God to the people. The church needs pastors who can contextualize the Word of God to help their congregations think theologically about all aspects of their lives, such as work, end-of-life decisions, political involvement, and entertainment.\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\r\nDrawing on the depiction of pastors in the Bible, key figures from church history, and Christian theology, this brief and accessible book offers a clarion call for pastors to serve as public theologians in their congregations and communities. The church needs pastors to read the world in light of Scripture and to direct their congregations in ways of wisdom, shalom, and human flourishing. The Pastor as Public Theologian calls for a paradigm shift in the very idea of what a pastor is and does, setting forth a positive alternative picture.\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\r\nIn addition to pastors, this book will be invaluable to seminary students training to be pastors and to their professors. It includes pastoral reflections on the theological task from twelve working pastors.\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\r\nContents\r\n\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\r\nPreface\u003ci\u003e\r\nOwen Strachan and Kevin J. Vanhoozer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\r\nIntroduction: Pastors, Theologians, and Other Public Figures\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nKevin J. Vanhoozer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cli\u003eProblem: A Lost Vision\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eProposal: The Pastor-Theologian as Peculiar Public Figure\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eProspect: The Ministry of What Is \"in Christ\"\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nPastoral Perspectives\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\nGerald Hiestand--Six Practical Steps toward Being a\r\nPastor-Theologian\u003cbr\u003e\r\nJosh Moody--Seven Ways to Theologize as a Pastor\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\r\nPart 1: Biblical Theology and Historical Theology\u003cbr\u003e\r\n1. Of Prophets, Priests, and Kings: A Brief Biblical Theology of the Pastorate\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\nOwen Strachan\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Ministry of the Old Covenant in the Old Testament\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eParticipating in Jesus's Ministry of the New Covenant: The New Testament\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eConclusion: The Pastorate as Theological Office\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nPastoral Perspectives\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\nMelvin Tinker--The Pastor as Public Theologian\u003cbr\u003e\r\nTodd Wilson--Human Origins: A Test Case for\r\nPastor-Theologians\u003cbr\u003e\r\nJim Samra--A Practical Theology of Technology\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\r\n2. Of Scholars and Saints: A Brief History of the Pastorate\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nOwen Strachan\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Early Church\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Medieval Period: Scholasticism and Monasticism\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Reformational Awakening: Protestant Pastors\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eAgents of \"Divine Business\": The Edwardseans and Pastoral Dominion\u0026gt;\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Modern Turn: Populism, Professionalism, and the Taming\r\nof the Pastorate\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eGlimmers of Hope: Harold Ockenga and Neoevangelical Boldness\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eConclusion: Toward What Pastorate?\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nPastoral Perspectives\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\nWesley G. Pastor--How the Theology of Saving Faith Has Affected My Congregation\u003cbr\u003e\r\nKevin DeYoung--A Place for Truth\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\r\nPart 2: Systematic Theology and Practical Theology\u003cbr\u003e\r\n3. In the Evangelical Mood: The Purpose of the Pastor-Theologian\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nKevin J. Vanhoozer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Many Moods of Theology: Between Death and Resurrection\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eA Ministry of Reality: Theology in the Indicative Mood\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eA Ministry of Understanding: The Diakonia of God's Word\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eA Ministry of (New) Life: Theology in the Imperative Mood\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Goods of Theology: What Are Seminaries For?\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nPastoral Perspectives\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\r\nDavid Gibson--On Death\u003cbr\u003e\r\nBill Kynes--Preaching the Doctrine of the Gospel as Truth,\r\nGoodness, and Beauty\u003cbr\u003e\r\nCornelius Plantinga Jr.--Reading for Preaching\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\r\n4. Artisans in the House of God: The Practices of the Pastor-Theologian\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nKevin J. Vanhoozer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Great Pastoral Commission: \"Make Disciples\"; \"Build God's House\"\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eEvangelist: Presenting What Is in Christ\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eCatechist: Teaching What Is in Christ\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eLiturgist: Celebrating What Is in Christ\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eApologist: Demonstrating What Is in Christ\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nPastoral Perspectives\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\r\nGuy A. Davies--The Drama of Preaching\u003cbr\u003e\r\nJason B. Hood--The Pastor-Theologian as Pulpit Apologist\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\r\nConclusion: Fifty-Five Summary Theses on the Pastor as Public Theologian\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\nKevin J. 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Yet this often comes at the expense of the fundamental reality of the pastorate as a theological office. The most important role is to be a theologian mediating God to the people. The church needs pastors who can contextualize the Word of God to help their congregations think theologically about all aspects of their lives, such as work, end-of-life decisions, political involvement, and entertainment.\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\r\nDrawing on the depiction of pastors in the Bible, key figures from church history, and Christian theology, this brief and accessible book offers a clarion call for pastors to serve as public theologians in their congregations and communities. The church needs pastors to read the world in light of Scripture and to direct their congregations in ways of wisdom, shalom, and human flourishing. The Pastor as Public Theologian calls for a paradigm shift in the very idea of what a pastor is and does, setting forth a positive alternative picture.\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\r\nIn addition to pastors, this book will be invaluable to seminary students training to be pastors and to their professors. It includes pastoral reflections on the theological task from twelve working pastors.\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\r\nContents\r\n\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cp\u003e\r\nPreface\u003ci\u003e\r\nOwen Strachan and Kevin J. Vanhoozer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\r\nIntroduction: Pastors, Theologians, and Other Public Figures\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nKevin J. Vanhoozer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\u003cli\u003eProblem: A Lost Vision\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eProposal: The Pastor-Theologian as Peculiar Public Figure\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eProspect: The Ministry of What Is \"in Christ\"\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nPastoral Perspectives\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\nGerald Hiestand--Six Practical Steps toward Being a\r\nPastor-Theologian\u003cbr\u003e\r\nJosh Moody--Seven Ways to Theologize as a Pastor\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\r\nPart 1: Biblical Theology and Historical Theology\u003cbr\u003e\r\n1. Of Prophets, Priests, and Kings: A Brief Biblical Theology of the Pastorate\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\nOwen Strachan\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Ministry of the Old Covenant in the Old Testament\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eParticipating in Jesus's Ministry of the New Covenant: The New Testament\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eConclusion: The Pastorate as Theological Office\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nPastoral Perspectives\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\nMelvin Tinker--The Pastor as Public Theologian\u003cbr\u003e\r\nTodd Wilson--Human Origins: A Test Case for\r\nPastor-Theologians\u003cbr\u003e\r\nJim Samra--A Practical Theology of Technology\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\r\n2. Of Scholars and Saints: A Brief History of the Pastorate\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nOwen Strachan\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Early Church\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Medieval Period: Scholasticism and Monasticism\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Reformational Awakening: Protestant Pastors\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eAgents of \"Divine Business\": The Edwardseans and Pastoral Dominion\u0026gt;\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Modern Turn: Populism, Professionalism, and the Taming\r\nof the Pastorate\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eGlimmers of Hope: Harold Ockenga and Neoevangelical Boldness\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eConclusion: Toward What Pastorate?\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nPastoral Perspectives\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\nWesley G. Pastor--How the Theology of Saving Faith Has Affected My Congregation\u003cbr\u003e\r\nKevin DeYoung--A Place for Truth\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\r\nPart 2: Systematic Theology and Practical Theology\u003cbr\u003e\r\n3. In the Evangelical Mood: The Purpose of the Pastor-Theologian\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nKevin J. Vanhoozer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Many Moods of Theology: Between Death and Resurrection\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eA Ministry of Reality: Theology in the Indicative Mood\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eA Ministry of Understanding: The Diakonia of God's Word\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eA Ministry of (New) Life: Theology in the Imperative Mood\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Goods of Theology: What Are Seminaries For?\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nPastoral Perspectives\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\r\nDavid Gibson--On Death\u003cbr\u003e\r\nBill Kynes--Preaching the Doctrine of the Gospel as Truth,\r\nGoodness, and Beauty\u003cbr\u003e\r\nCornelius Plantinga Jr.--Reading for Preaching\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\r\n4. Artisans in the House of God: The Practices of the Pastor-Theologian\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nKevin J. Vanhoozer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eThe Great Pastoral Commission: \"Make Disciples\"; \"Build God's House\"\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eEvangelist: Presenting What Is in Christ\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eCatechist: Teaching What Is in Christ\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eLiturgist: Celebrating What Is in Christ\r\n\u003c\/li\u003e\u003cli\u003eApologist: Demonstrating What Is in Christ\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003e\r\nPastoral Perspectives\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\r\nGuy A. Davies--The Drama of Preaching\u003cbr\u003e\r\nJason B. Hood--The Pastor-Theologian as Pulpit Apologist\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\r\nConclusion: Fifty-Five Summary Theses on the Pastor as Public Theologian\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\nKevin J. Vanhoozer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\nIndexes\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e"}
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Many pastors today see themselves primarily as counselors, leaders, and motivators. Yet this often comes at the expense of the fundamental reality of the pastorate as a theological office. The most important role is to be a theologian mediating God to the people. The church needs pastors who can contextualize the Word of God to help their cong...


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