10 Power Principles for Christian Service

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In a church culture that is rapidly losing its unique, intergenerational make-up in favor of small groups and even entire churches designed to target specific age groups, it can be difficult for ministers to relate to those who are not in their own demographic. But Warren and David Wiersbe, representing two generations, believe that generational differences should not keep ministers from relating to their congregations. In this thoughtful and practical book, they offer ten principles for Christian service that ...
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10 Power Principles for Christian Service

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Overview

In a church culture that is rapidly losing its unique, intergenerational make-up in favor of small groups and even entire churches designed to target specific age groups, it can be difficult for ministers to relate to those who are not in their own demographic. But Warren and David Wiersbe, representing two generations, believe that generational differences should not keep ministers from relating to their congregations. In this thoughtful and practical book, they offer ten principles for Christian service that always work, at all times and in all places, inviting ministers to get back to the basics of serving others. New and seasoned pastors alike will find this a welcome source of inspiration and instruction on how they can relate and minister to people of all ages.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801072581
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 7/1/2010
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 879,563
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Meet the Author

Warren W. Wiersbe is a pastor, author, and editor of more than 150 books, including 50 People Every Christian Should Know, On Earth as It Is in Heaven, and Through the Year with Warren W. Wiersbe. Today his primary ministry is serving others through writing. He lives in Nebraska.

David W. Wiersbe is the author of Gone but Not Lost and has more than two decades of pastoral experience.

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition 7

Preface to the First Edition 9

Introduction: The Tale of Two Churches 11

1 The Foundation of Ministry Is Character 19

2 The Nature of Ministry Is Service 29

3 The Motive of Ministry Is Love 39

4 The Measure of Ministry Is Sacrifice 49

5 The Authority of Ministry Is Submission 59

6 The Purpose of Ministry Is the Glory of God 71

7 The Tools of Ministry Are the Word of God and Prayer 81

8 The Privilege of Ministry Is Growth 93

9 The Power of Ministry Is the Holy Spirit 105

10 The Model of Ministry Is Jesus Christ 113

Conclusion: Two Open Letters 123

Notes 129

Subject Index 135

Scripture Index 139

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