Item description for A Primer for Pastors: A Handbook for Strengthening Ministry Skills by Austin B. Tucker...
Overview A guidebook designed for both novice and bi-vocational pastors, this practical book helps pastors navigate the new terrain of ministry. Austin Tucker, a pastor with more than thirty years of experience, provides sage advice on the nuts and bolts of ministry-including preaching, counseling, leadership, conflict, evangelism, weddings and funerals, and the ordinances.
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
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Studio: Kregel Academic & Professional
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.54" Width: 5.56" Height: 0.53" Weight: 0.59 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2004
Publisher Kregel Publications
ISBN 0825438861 ISBN13 9780825438868
Availability 0 units.
More About Austin B. Tucker
Austin B. Tucker served as a pastor to Southern Baptist churches fro thirty years and is now an active guest teacher and preacher in and around his home state of Louisiana. He holds degrees from East Texas Baptist College (B.A.) and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (B.D., Th.D.)."
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Good for Beginners Nov 10, 2006
This is a great book for those that have yet to enter into the ministry. It raises some issues that need to be thought of prior to jumping in. It is written from a conservative theological position and is very practical.