Item description for Perfecting the Pastor's Art: Wisdom from G. Avery Lee and Gardner Taylor by G. Avery Lee & Gardner C. Taylor...
Overview These two legendary figures from two different cultural traditions address a wide range of topics, from preparing sermons to pastoral counseling to dealing with difficult people in the church. They also name books that should be on every pastor's shelf and offer reasons why.
Publishers Description G. Avery Lee and Gardner Taylor come from two different cultural traditions, but they uphold the same ministry values and goals as pastors. Here, they share over 120 years of pastoral wisdom, experiences, perspectives, and advice for the pastors of today and tomorrow. these two legendary figures address a wide range of topics, from preparing sermons to pastoral counseling to dealing with difficult people in the church. They name books that should be on every pastor's shelf and offer reasons why. This book provides a rare opportunity of others to learn both from the successes and the challenges of two high; y esteemed and respected pastors.
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Studio: Judson Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.3" Width: 5.06" Height: 0.28" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2005
Publisher JUDSON PRESS #575
ISBN 0817014829 ISBN13 9780817014827
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More About G. Avery Lee & Gardner C. Taylor
G. Avery Lee first met Gardner Taylor in the late 1930s when both were pastors in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The two have been friends for over 60 years. Rev. Lee was ordained in 1937. The author of more than fourteen books including "Living in Meantime, (Smythe & Helwys), he served for twenty years as pastor at St. Charles Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans. After "retiring" in 1980, he spent five years as pastor at University Baptist Church in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He holds of Masters of Divinity degree from Yale and a Doctor of Literature degree from Harden Simmons University.
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From the back of the book: Sep 23, 2005
Over a century's worth of pastoral wisdom can be found in this compact book for seminarians and new or seasoned pastors. The authors come from two different cultural traditions, but they uphold the same ministry values and goals as pastors. This compact book provides a rare opportunity for others to learn from both the successes and the challenges of two highly esteemed and respected pastors who have each been preaching for more than sixty years. Topics include: ý the important traits in being a pastor, ý pitfalls to avoid for young pastors, ý how to deal with difficult people in the church, ý books that should be on every pastor's shelf and why, ý the best way to prepare a sermon, and ý principles of pastoral counseling.