Like the second-chair position in an orchestra, a well-prepared associate pastor complements and harmonizes with the senior pastor's ministry to create an exquisite symphony. Yet more often than not, we consider the position of second fiddle” second rate. How long will we let the growing number of assistant and associate pastors struggle to recognize their significance within the church? Martin Hawkins feels he is fulfilling his calling by faithfully serving in the role of associate pastor, and this book affirms the role of the assistant pastor as a God-honoring ministry worthy of a calling and lifetime of service.
This book has proven worth, beyond explanation. If you are an Associate, or Assistant Pastor or See Pastoral endeavors in your future, this is a must read. You'll find that you're Second to None and the best for the second position. Jesus was Second to God and yet Equal to Him and thought it not Robbery!. Dive right into this book, and rejuvinate your Zeal, and Compassion for Preaching, and Teaching God's word.God Bless!