Solid and practical emergency care for pastors, deacons, teachers, and ministry leaders who just want to throw in the towel. Sound help to reason out a decision based on calm thinking and biblical principles.
|Product dimensions:||5.49(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.42(d)|
About the Author
Blaine Allen (ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary; DMin, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary) pastors in a university community and loves it. But having served three churches over the years, along with the good he has seen the ugly side of ministry. Blind-sided. Friends turned snipers. Power plays. Betrayed. He’s been there and felt that and then some and he stilll loves to pastor! Blaine is the author of Before You Quit: When Ministry Is Not What You Thought.
Table of Contents
|1.||Expectations: Ministry Hopes||9|
|2.||Ministry Under Siege: Misreading God||23|
|3.||Unsavory Roots: A Credible Cause for Trouble||43|
|4.||No Delight, No Go: Things to Learn When God Blesses Your Problems||57|
|5.||Who's Calling the Shots? A Refresher on the Sovereignty of God||69|
|6.||Dressed to Kill: Prepare for Spiritual Warfare||85|
|7.||No Flats: What to Expect Should You Hang Tough||97|
|8.||Empty: When You Physically Crash and Burn||107|
|9.||Second Thoughts: Axioms of God's Will||119|
|10.||Cost Audit: When God Says "Do" and You Don't||133|
|11.||Thumbs: Praise and Packing Your Bags||145|