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Author: Jeffrey C Farmer; Karl Vaters; Franklin S Page
Publisher: Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2017.
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Pastors of smaller membership churches have a huge calling. They are responsible for changing the world! Rather than look at the small number of members in their congregations as a limitation, pastors should view their congregations as an elite force, able to impact their communities for the Kingdom of God. Small Church, Excellent Ministry is a handbook designed for pastors serving in smaller membership churches.  Read more...
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Farmer, Jeffrey C.
Small Church, Excellent Ministry : A Guidebook for Pastors.
Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey C Farmer; Karl Vaters; Franklin S Page
ISBN: 9781498298872 1498298877
OCLC Number: 1024259128
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 177 pages)
Contents: Section 1. Small-church ministry settings --
1. Getting small churches on mission --
2. Multiethnic ministry in the small church --
Section 2. Small-church pastoral ministry --
3. Evangelism in the small church --
4. Sermon preparation in the small church --
5. Worship leadership within the small church --
Section 3. Small-church education ministry --
6. Leadership in the small church --
7. Church administration in the small church --
8. Discipleship in small churches --
Section 4. Pastoral qualifications for small-church ministry --
9. Personal spiritual health of a smaller church pastor --
10. The pastor's family life in the small church.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey C. Farmer ; foreword by Karl Vaters ; preface by Frank Page.

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Pastors of smaller membership churches have a huge calling. They are responsible for changing the world! Rather than look at the small number of members in their congregations as a limitation, pastors should view their congregations as an elite force, able to impact their communities for the Kingdom of God. Small Church, Excellent Ministry is a handbook designed for pastors serving in smaller membership churches. This book will help you to conduct your ministry with excellence. Written by practitioners and professors, the information provided in this book is on the vanguard of pastoral ministry.

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