An invaluable resource! This book lays out the essential principles that will ensure the effectiveness of your ministry as an assistant pastor. Discover what you need to know about the traditions, role expectations, relationships, and various responsibilities of the associate pastorate. Includes discussion questions, guidelines for choosing an associate pastor, and more. 208 pages, softcover from Kregel.
In this creative new work, veteran associate pastor and seminary professor Bob Radcliffe explores the essential principles that ensure effectiveness and longevity in the role of the associate ministry. Some of the topics covered are dealing with church traditions, relating to the pastoral staff, working effectively with boards and committees, and terminating gracefully.