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How to Thrive as a Small-Church Pastor: A Guide to Spiritual and Emotional Well-Being

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Pastoring a small church is no small job. It can be physically, emotionally, and spiritually exhausting. Read this book for a relief . . . And a turning point. Steve R. Bierly offers the seasoned reassurance of one who has been in the trenches of small-church pastoring. He understands your unique needs and problems not just as a pastor, but as a person. And he shows that, ...more
Paperback, 190 pages
Published March 17th 1998 by Zondervan (first published March 1st 1998)
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A thoroughly enjoyable, warm, realistic, liberating, grace-filled guide to not losing your humanity while serving God faithfully in a small church setting.
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Shelves: 2008, nonfiction, seminary
There were parts of this book that I found quite helpful. However, the overall negativity of the author grated on me after a while. He seems not to have worked through some of his own ideas about the inferiority of small churches. He spends a lot of time spinning how positive things are in small churches, but in the end I just didn't think he bought his own spin.
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