Designed for students and novice pastors, this guide to pastoring provides sage advice on the wide array of tasks a pastor must perform. Ideal for those considering ministry, bi-vocational pastors, and laymen functioning in a pastoral role.
Austin Tucker's academic credentials and experience include more than 30 years of preaching and a Th.D. in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he has also taught for the past several years.
Covers topics such as the pastor and the people, preaching, counseling, leadership skills, conflict, evangelism, weddings and funerals, ordinances, and the pastor's personal life.Written by a veteran pastor and professor of preachingDeals with the nuts and bolts of ministry, from the viewpoint of an experienced pastor and an academic expertShows how to be a faithful and competent pastor in today's ministry climateProvides sage and seasoned counsel to beginning and budding pastorsAddresses issues pastors face head-on