What They Didn't Teach You in Seminary: 25 Lessons for Successful Ministry in Your Church  -     By: James Emery White
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What They Didn't Teach You in Seminary: 25 Lessons for Successful Ministry in Your Church

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* Veteran pastor White provides a crash course in the practical aspects of ministry that church leaders desperately need---but won't find in a seminary curriculum. His "from the trenches" insights will help you transform relationships with staff and parishioners, develop healthy boundaries, deliver hard truths, avoid spiritual pitfalls, use your time effectively, and much more. 192 pages, softcover from Baker.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Baker Books
Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0801013887
ISBN-13: 9780801013881

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In churches today, there are ever fewer older pastors speaking into the lives of younger leaders, and fewer younger leaders feeling there is much to be learned from the experience of their elders. Street-smart wisdom is gone from training as there are many men and women preparing pastors who have never themselves pastored a church. Intriguingly, even older, more seasoned pastors yearn for insight into their task, as they remain "undiscipled" in the school of leadership.

In What They Didn't Teach You in Seminary, veteran pastor James Emery White provides the kind of mentoring young pastors desperately need but cannot get from academia or leadership books. These "from the trenches" insights will help them transform their relationships with staff and parishoners, develop healthy boundaries, deliver hard truths, avoid spiritual pitfalls, use their time effectively, and much more.

Author Bio

James Emery White (PhD, Southern Seminary) is the founding and senior pastor of Mecklenburg Community Church, a suburban megachuch in Charlotte, North Carolina, often cited as one of the fastest-growing church starts in the United States. Former president of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, White is the author of several books, including Rethinking the Church. He lives in North Carolina.

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    November 22, 2013
    mamalamb
    Chicago, IL
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
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    I skimmed through the book prior to giving this to my pastor. He is a first time senior pastor and has a lot to learn and I think that if he is open minded he will learn some excellent lessons and hopefully will heed some of the advice in the book.
  2. Indonesia
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    Yes it is true, They Didn't Teach You in Seminary
    October 25, 2013
    StatistikaForum
    Indonesia
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    They Didn't Teach You in Seminary is what you need to know in the difference side of human being as Christ teach you in human being by His Love Law.

    Please read it,

    Shalom,
  3. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    The book touches on important areas for Pastors.
    September 14, 2011
    Thomas Marshall
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    This book by James White touches upon many areas that are not covered in a Seminary education. It touches upon the practical side of Pastoring. We often get the intellectual, theological points down in our studies, but how do we handle the day-to-day areas of life in a church setting. I recommend this book to other Pastors - new and experienced. It has much to be gleaned.
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