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Regional Pastors Bookshelf - The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever
This relatively recent book is officially about 225 pages but it reads like something half that long. I found it compelling and believe it may have real value for the ways in which Regional Pastors interact with other pastors.
Ministry can be lonely work. That’s why it is crucial to intentionally connect ourselves with a team of riders, heading in the same direction.
For a landscaper, growing grass is proof of a job well done. But how does one define success in ministry? To sustain pastoral excellence, we need a definition of pastoral ministry success that is viable.
Several years ago, I taught a course in pastoral care at Calvin Seminary. Feeling innovative, I beamed in Jaco Hamman from Vanderbilt University and asked him a simple question—at least, I thought it was a simple question.
The format of this training tool has been intentionally designed for you, the reader. Our intent is that this training tool may help lead you into rich conversation as you seek and acknowledge the guiding presence of God.
This training tool is intended to help church leaders have a fruitful conversation about evaluation in their local setting and to strengthen the local church by blessing its staff with timely, effective feedback.
Join us for a 1-hour roundtable exploring how the experience of dementia can be faith-formative, and for discussion on ministering to the person, the family, and the congregation.
When you become a minister in the CRC, whether through ordination or transfer, we want you to travel through your first five years of ministry with an experienced minister at your side. Here is a ministry description for that relationship.
This guide emerges from a renewal-orientation for church visiting and features the executive version of the survey used in the Healthy Church Discernment Process. Discover this coaching and encouraging approach!