As a pastor your job is filled with blessings and satisfaction, as well as unique challenges and pitfalls. Here a ministry veteran covers virtually all of those areas with a wealth of practical insight culled from 44 years in the pastorate. Blending his deep love of the Word and commitment to biblical ministry, Curtis Thomas offers a rich source of help and encouragement that will enthuse and benefit you whether you've pastored for five years or 50.
"I wish this book had been available when I began in ministry more than 35 years ago. As I read, I found my own enthusiasm for pastoral ministry invigorated, and even as a veteran pastor, I found much I could benefit from." -John MacArthur
"The beginning workman in God's vineyard could hardly find a more practical, helpful, and instructive work than this book. With sound judgment, good taste, and a mature knowledge of the pitfalls challenging every pastor, Curtis Thomas brings together the real hands-on, how-to-do-it advice that can make the road a lot smoother." -D. James Kennedy
"Thomas has done a great service for all pastors, young or old." -Adrian Rogers
"A great gift that will both guide and encourage ministers in this highest of all callings." -R. Albert Mohler, Jr.