A handbook for pastors, a guidebook for church elders, and a textbook for students---all in one volume! Professor Adams outlines and provides direction for three primary responsibilities of shepherding: pastoral ministry, counseling, and leadership. Topics include candidating, premarital counseling, delegation and sharing, congregational meetings, and more. Incorporates end-of-chapter exercises for students and pastors. 531 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
ISBN-13: 9780310510710 UPC: 025986510718 Availability: In Stock Series:Jay Adams Library
Shepherding God's Flock is both a textbook for students of pastoral ministry and a handbook for pastors. Jay Adams is well-known for his practical and thorough approach to the many issues of Christian counseling. That same practicality and thoroughness is found in this unparalleled handbook on pastoral ministry. Not only does it offer pastors one of the best resources in print, but it also provides church elders with an orientation and practical guide to aspects of ministry for which they have responsibility. It is truly a shepherd's handbook. The book is divided into three parts. Pastoral Life deals with the pastor, his calling, and the general care he provides the flock. Pastoral Counseling provides an overview of the task and a general approach for pastoral counselors. Pastoral Leadership offers a perspective on the ways the pastor can lead the church in its many tasks and responsibilities.
Jay E. Adams (PhD, University of Missouri) is a former director of advanced studies and professor of practical theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, as well as a retired pastor. He has written over fifty books on pastoral ministry, preaching, counseling, Bible study, and Christian living. His books include Competent to Counsel, The Christian Counselor's Manual, and Marriage, Divorce, and Remarriage in the Bible. SPANISH BIO: Jay E. Adams tiene un doctorado de la Universidad de Missouri, fue director de estudios avanzados y profesor de teologia practica en la Academia Teologica de Westminster, y es ademas un pastor jubilado. Ha escrito mas de 50 libros sobre el ministerio pastoral, la predica, la consejeria, el estudio Biblico, y la vida cristiana. Sus libros incluyen entre otros Capacitado para aconsejar y El manual del consejero cristiano.