Five Ministry Killers and How to Defeat Them: Help for Frustrated Pastors--Including New Research From the Barna Group (Google eBook)

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Bethany House, May 1, 2010 - Religion - 224 pages
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Before pastors reach burnout and leave the ministry, they experience frustration and disappointment in ministry. Charles Stone, a veteran pastor, helps his fellow pastors understand and meet the challenges, regaining hope and energy to continue in their calling. Based on new information from The Barna Group and additional research, Stone shows readers what pastors are saying about ministry and how to overcome the obstacles, rebuild community within the congregation, and persevere with joy.
  

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5 Ministry Killers

User Review  - Edna - Borders

Product Description Before pastors reach burnout and leave the ministry, they experience frustration and disappointment in ministry. Charles Stone, a veteran pastor, helps his fellow pastors ... Read full review

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User Review  - VickiLN - LibraryThing

Being a Pastor is very rewarding, but can also be very frustrating. Many Pastors are overloaded with responsibilities etc. and can feel overwhelmed. Dr. Charles Stone has written a book that will help ... Read full review

Contents

IntroductIon
9
Houston We Have a Problem
26
Frankly My Dear IDont Give a Why Wed Better
40
What Weve Got Here Is a Failure
57
Punch Em Out Tell the Teacher or Skip Lunch? How
76
Whatcha Gonna do When the Bad Boys come
105
own Up With Humility Does What Frustrates You Jibe
127
Show Up With Integrity Are My Responses to Ministry
144
Speak Up With Courage Is WhatI Want Really What I
157
Carpe Diem Seize the day Boys Make Your
177
After You Sell the Book on eBay Whats Next?
194
notES
207
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About the author (2010)

Charles Stone, MDiv, DDiv, serves as senior pastor of Ginger Creek Community Church, in suburban Chicago. He has been in the ministry for 30 years, has published numerous articles in church and ministry magazines, and is the coauthor (with his daughter) of Daughters Gone Wild--Dads Gone Crazy. Charles has graduate degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He and his wife, Sherryl, have three adult children.

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