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Feed My Shepherds: Spiritual Healing and Renewal for Those in Christian Leadership
A church member has just lost a parent. Another member is scheduled for surgery. Yet another member is having marital problems. Just another day in the life of a congregation. Church leaders (both clergy and lay) give immeasurable comfort and nourishment to those in need. But it sometimes leaves them drained, stressed, and wounded. Feed My Shepherds addresses the struggles ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published December 3rd 2005 by Upper Room Books
(first published June 1998)
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In the midst of a particularly painful time in ministry, a counsellor directed me to this book as part of my healing. I can't recommend it enough for those suffering in ministry. It is hard to find as it is no longer in print, but I found an excellent copy through Abe Books (www.abebooks.com). It's up there with the best. It is not so much theological as it is a well in the desert for a dying pilgrim.