Item description for Partners in Ministry: Clergy and Laity by Roy W. Trueblood...
Overview Could you use a partner in your ministry? Utilize the laity! Writing from the standpoint that ministry is the fundamental vocation of all Christians, the authors provide practical guidance on how the work of clergy and laity complements and strengthens each other; understanding of the functions of each; and direction on building ministry teams.
Partners in Ministry is built upon the basic assumption that ministry is the fundamental vocation of all Christians and not simply clergy. Drawing on their extensive experience in leading the Partners in Ministry program, the authors provide direct, practical guidance on how the ministries of laity and clergy can complement and strengthen each other. The basic building block in their approach is the ministry team, in which one s status as clergy or laity does not matter, but one s sense of God s call and gifts for ministry does. Ministry is the fundamental vocation of all Christians, and not simply clergy. Roy and Jackie Trueblood help this truth become an integral practice in a church ministry partnership.
Key Benefits: Readers will find practical guidance on how the ministry of laity and clergy can complement and strengthen one another Helps congregations train and build ministry teams Helps readers understand differences between clergy and laity in terms of ministry functions rather than levels "
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.53" Height: 0.32" Weight: 0.36 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1999
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
ISBN 0687081238 ISBN13 9780687081233
Availability 140 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 23, 2017 04:10.
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More About Roy W. Trueblood
Trueblood is a founder and leader of the Partners in Ministry program.
Roy W. Trueblood currently resides in Ocala, in the state of Florida. Roy W. Trueblood was born in 1934.