22-Essentials of Ministry
And the distractions that pull us away …
by Bob Goodsell,Alex Gee,Jr., Matt Arndt,Dale Chapin
27-Fireworks or a Candle?
A Spanish pastor’s reflections on the work that lasts.
by Juan Luis Navajo
29-Our Presumptuous Calling
Who am I to teach all nations and feed Jesus’ sheep?
by John Ortberg
34-To Serve and Protect
How pastors guard the flock.
by Gordon MacDonald
39-Finding God’s Will Together
How to help a group discern God’s leading.
by Ruth Haley Barton
43-Building a Battle-Ready Team
Three questions to determine whether someone is a good team player.
by Michael Cheshire
47-More than a Message
Our churches need to see us live out the gospel, not just talk about it.
by Timothy Morey
51-Practicing what I Preach
When I saw our church’s lack of adult conversions, I made a personal commitment to evangelism.
by Kelly Brady
53-The Essence of a Pastor
Five pastors share stories about the core of their calling.
by Perry Noble,David Swanson, Lillian Daniel,J. R. Woodward, Ed Brown
What it takes to get ministry right
An interview with Tim Keller and Andy Stanley
85-Lessons from the Joshua Tree
Nurturing a church plant in tough, really rough soil.
By Bert Crabbe
89-Ministering to Mormons
Reaching Mormons demands understanding their theology and culture.
An interview with Steve Bennetsen