Pastors need the wisdom of Solomon, the compassion of Christ---and the corporate savvy of a CEO! Compiled by the editors of Leadership journal, this completely updated resource features hundreds of articles by a veritable Who's Who of the Christian church, including contributions from Leith Anderson, Rick Warren, Brian McLaren, and many others. Articles cover these major areas: personal management, transitions, leadership, paid-staff supervision, volunteer-staff supervision, management, and finances.
This substantial resource offers pastors and church leaders practical insight into the daily issues of running a church. Conceived and compiled by the editors of Leadership journal, this book covers the full spectrum of ministry practice. Readers will learn about perennial topics such as time management, negotiating the terms of a call, handling crisis and conflict, hiring and managing staff, conducting special fund drives, spending church money, and dealing with tax and law considerations.
This revised and expanded edition of a proven ministry resource contains new contributions from prominent ministry leaders. Contributors include Leith Anderson, Rick Warren, Brian McLaren, Luis Palau, John Ortberg, Aubrey Malphurs, and many others.
James D. Berkley is the editor of Your Church and contributing editor of Leadership journal. He has served as a pastor for more than twenty years. Berkley lives in Bellevue, Washington.