Denise George, longtime Christian speaker and author, sent a survey to hundreds of Christian women asking "What do you wish your pastor knew about women in the church?" As a result of that survey, this book was written as an aid to pastors to help them understand the unique needs of women.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 208 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2007 Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 031026930X ISBN-13: 9780310269304 UPC: 025986269302 Availability: In Stock
What do you wish your pastor knew about women in the church? The question went out to hundreds of Christian women. This book is the result of that survey: powerful new insights and guidance that can help pastors build up women, heal them, empower them, and help them contribute fully and gladly to the church.
Denise George is the author of 27 books. She is the co-founder and co-teacher (with author Carolyn Tomlin) of the popular writing-to-publish seminars: Boot Camp for Christian Writers. She speaks frequently at seminaries, colleges, churches, and retreats. Her husband, Dr. Timothy George, is founding Dean of Beeson Divinity School, Samford University. They live in Birmingham, Alabama.
Denise George is a longtime Christian churchwoman, teacher, speaker, and author. Her books include Tilling the Soul, Cultivating a Forgiving Heart, Weathering the Storms, and Planting Trust, Knowing Peace (the four volumes in the Secrets or Soul Gardening series), as well as many others. She speaks internationally at seminaries, colleges, churches, and retreats. She also teaches a writing class for pastors and ministers at Beeson Divinity School where her husband, Dr. Timothy George, is the founding dean. They reside in Birmingham, Alabama.
This book will open your eyes to the needs, frustrations, dreams, and potential of your churchs greatest resourcethe 60 percent of its members who provide far more than 60 percent of what keeps it going. The women of your church think the world of you, pastor. But they deeply wish you understood a few things about them that can make an enormous difference to their well-being and that of your church.
From the findings of her personal survey of hundreds of Christian women, Denise George shares with you unique, long-overdue insights about things that have left you scratching your head. Better still, youll find out what you can actually do about:
The tiredness and the hurts of women
Their longing for friends, fellowship, and spiritual growth
Their concerns for their marriages and their children
Your impact on them
Respecting the ways women differ from men
Helping women fulfill their need to give to the church