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The Ministry Staff Member: A Contemporary, Practical Handbook to Equip, Encourage, and Empower (audio)

Publisher:
, 2009
ISBN: 9780310771630
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“When are you going to become a real pastor?” “When are you going to get your own church?” “How long will you be here?” During his thirty-one years serving in churches across the country, Doug Fagerstrom has both known the joys of being a ministry staff member and experienced many misconceptions of the role. In The Ministry Staff Member, he draws on his vast experience to correct false notions and provide a clear, accurate understanding. This comprehensive and practical handbook provides staff members—paid and volunteer, church and parachurch—with invaluable tools for success and helps those around them to better understand and appreciate the importance of what they do. Dozens of sidebar articles and suggested resource lists provide a useful toolbox you’ll want to turn to again and again … . A comprehensive and practical handbook of stories, counsel, suggestions, and projects covering all the major responsibilities and relationships involved in serving as a staff member in today’s church … . Contents. Foreword by Leith Anderson 9. Foreword by Ed Dobson 11. Acknowledgments 13. Introduction: Why Read This Book? 15. PART 1: Establishing Your Ministry Identity. 1. The First 100 Days 21. 2. Defining and Communicating Biblical Values and Vision 29. 3. Creating Personal and Ministry Objectives 38. 4. Growing through Evaluation 44. 5. Redefining the Role of the Nonpaid Staff Member 51. PART 2: Becoming a Servant. 6. Becoming an Intentional Servant Leader 61. 7. Defining Your Style of Leadership 67. 8. Establishing Healthy Motives and Agendas 75. 9. Establishing Healthy Boundaries of Responsibility and. Accountability 80. 10. Triangulation: A Dangerous Move 87. PART 3: Working Hard. 11. Getting the Job Done 97. 12. Making Wise Decisions in the Midst of Change 104. 13. Dealing with Conflict 114. 14. Responding After a Failure 122. 15. Developing a Plan for Lifelong Learning 128. PART 4: Serving Others. 16. Working with My Leader 139. 17. Working with Other Ministry Staff Leaders 146. 18. Working with Volunteers 153. 19. Serving the Governing Leaders 160. 20. Giving Responsibility to Others 167. PART 5: Leaving a Legacy. 21. Building Godly Character 177. 22. Selecting and Becoming a Mentor 185. 23. Making It for the Long Haul 191. 24. Considering a Major Change 199. 25. Finishing Well 206. PART 6: Managing Life and Ministry. 26. Creating and Managing Communication Tools 215. 27. Managing Time and Money 224. 28. Managing Difficult Relationships 234. 29. Managing Overload 242. 30. The Ministry Staff Spouse 249. PART 7: Practical Advice for Senior and Governing Leaders. 31. Hiring a Ministry Staff Member 263. 32. De-hiring a Ministry Staff Member 277. 33. Equitably Honoring Ministry Staff Members 287. 34. Building an Effective Team 297. 35. Working with One Ministry Staff Member 308. Name and Subject Index 316.

  • Title: The Ministry Staff Member: A Contemporary, Practical Handbook to Equip, Encourage, and Empower
  • Author: Douglas L. Fagerstrom
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Print Publication Date: 2009
  • Logos Release Date: 2020
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Audio
  • Subject: Religion › Christian Church--Administration
  • ISBNs: 9780310771630, 0310771633, 025986771638
  • Resource ID: LLS:9780310771630
  • Resource Type: Media
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2020-10-06T21:10:52Z

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    Pastor Appreciation Month

    $18.89

    Regular price: $26.99
    Save $8.10 (30%)