You Have Been Called to Pastor a Church; Dont Forget Your Calling as a Husband and Father Today, while many pastors are busy serving their church, their responsibilities as a husband and father are neglected and forgotten. Family relationships suffer. Marriages struggle. Children grow up resenting the church. But it doesnt have to be this way. Featuring insights from the perspective of both a pastor and his wife The Pastors Family identifies the complicated burdens and expectations that ministry brings to the life of a family and offers hope for struggling families that is rooted in the good news of the gospel. Pastor Brian Croft and his wife, Cara, offer practical advice on raising children in a ministry family, highlighting the thrill of serving together and the wonderful opportunities pastors have to train their children and lead their families. Pastors and their families need a book like this a kind of field manual that speaks to the various demands and expectations they face and provides gospel-centered, family-focused guidance. This book delves into the hearts of each member of the pastors household and offers helpful counsel in shepherding each one according to Gods Word, so that the family can serve together joyfully in the work of the ministry. Thabiti & Kristie Anyabwile, from the foreword
Brian Croft is senior pastor of Auburndale Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. He has served in pastoral ministry for almost twenty years. Brian is the founder of Practical Shepherding, a nonprofit organization committed to equipping pastors all over the world in the practical matters of pastoral ministry. www.practicalshepherding.com
Cara Croft is a wife to Brian and a homeschooling mother of their four children. She did her undergraduate work at Asbury University and serves in a number of ways by teaching and discipling the women of Auburndale Baptist Church.
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