Ministry Nuts and Bolts: What They Don't Teach Pastors in Seminary

Ministry Nuts and Bolts: What They Don't Teach Pastors in Seminary

by Aubrey Malphurs

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Ministry Nuts and Bolts: What They Don't Teach Pastors in Seminary by Aubrey Malphurs

Since Aubrey Malphurs first wrote Ministry Nuts and Bolts in 1997 he has gathered even more insights and strategies thanks to his work consulting for churches, his further research, and the classes he teaches at Dallas Theological Seminary. He has applied this expanded knowledge to the second edition of Ministry Nuts and Bolts, a helpful guide designed to teach pastors what they need to know about the day-to-day, nitty-gritty of leading a pastorate-things that aren't taught in seminary.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780825433580
Publisher: Kregel Publications
Publication date: 06/28/2009
Pages: 217
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.45(d)

About the Author

Aubrey Malphurs (Th.M., Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary) is president of Vision Ministries International and chairman of the Field Education Department at Dallas Theological Seminary. He has served as a pastor and church planter and is the author of numerous books in the areas of leadership, vision, and church ministry, including Ministry Nuts and Bolts: What They Don’t Teach Pastors in Seminary; Doing Church; and Developing a Dynamic Mission for Your Ministry.

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Charts 5

Introduction 7

Part 1 The Values of Your Ministry

1 The Definition of Core Values: What Is a Credo? 17

2 The Discovery of Core Values: What Is Your Credo? 34

3 The Development of Core Values: How to Construct Your Credo 47

Part 2 The Mission of Your Ministry

4 The Definition of Mission: What Is a Mission? 59

5 The Development of a Mission: How to Make Your Mission 78

Part 3 The Vision of Your Ministry

6 The Definition of Vision, Part 1: What Is a Vision? 99

7 The Definition of Vision, Part 2: What Is the Difference Between a Vision and a Mission? 114

8 The Development of a Vision: How to Birth Your Vision 130

Part 4 The Strategy for Your Ministry

9 The Definition of Strategy: What Is a Strategy? 155

10 The Development of a Strategy: How to Craft Your Strategy 167

Appendixes

A Acadiana Community Church: Credo and Doctrinal Statement 180

B Church Credos 186

C Personal Core Values Audit 202

D Church Ministry Core Values Audit 205

E Mission Development Process 208

F Vision Audit 210

Notes 212

Index 215

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