Ministry Is ...: How to Serve Jesus with Passion and Confidence

Ministry Is ...: How to Serve Jesus with Passion and Confidence

by Dave Earley, Ben Gutiérrez

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ISBN-13: 9781433672491
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
File size: 1 MB

About the Author


Dave Earley is founding lead pastor of Grace City Church in Las Vegas, Nevada, and associate professor of Pastoral Leadership for Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.



Ben Gutierrez is administrative dean for undergraduate programs at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership & Divinity from Regent University.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1 The Meaning of Ministry

1 Leaving a Trail of Dust 7

2 Getting Your Ears Pierced for Jesus 16

3 A Mission of Mercy 26

4 Giving Headaches to Hell 34

5 Joining the Jesus Discipleship Academy 42

Part 2 The Motives of Ministry

6 Loving the Bride of Christ 55

7 Shouting the Worthiness of Jesus 64

8 The Overflow of Your Relationship with Jesus 74

9 Living Forever Grateful for His Appointment 84

10 Taking Your Turn 93

Part 3 The Essentials of Ministry

11 Saying "Here Am I Send Me" 105

12 Responding to the Call of God 114

13 Living a Life of Payer 125

14 Maintaining an Eternal Perspective 135

15 Refusing to Coast 144

16 Loving People 154

17 A Life without Compromise 163

18 Loyalty to the Truth 172

19 Living Up to Your Name 181

20 Keeping the Obedience Bar High 189

Part 4 The Manner of Ministry

21 urning Your Hurts into Helps 201

22 Partnering with the Holy Spirit 211

23 Engaging with Encouragement 222

24 Confronting Sin 231

25 Balancing the Busyness 240

26 Being Content Instead of Being Competitive 248

Part 5 The Methods of Ministry

27 Praying for Those You Serve 259

28 Mentoring and Multiplying Disciples 271

29 Leading Small Groups 281

30 Biblically Balanced Preaching and Teaching 292

31 Creating a Culture of Accountability 301

Conclusion 310

Index 311

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