The Resurrection of Ministry: Serving in the Hope of the Risen Lord
Many who go into ministry with expectancy and optimism find instead discouragement and regret. Is there a hope for renewal, for a new taste of God's grace in serving his people? With Christ, Andrew Purves reminds us, we move beyond ministry in the mood of Holy Saturday to ministry in the mood of Easter Sunday. And there we find the true basis of hope in ministry. Purves, a...more
Paperback, 158 pages
Published March 30th 2010 by IVP Books
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From early in this book you can sense the subtitle, “Serving in the Hope of the Risen Lord,” illustrated and focused upon. Purves looks deeply at the theological consequences of Jesus resurrection on ministry. The Resurrection of Ministry is a wonderful, focused reminder of the theology of the resurrection and its implications for life and ministry. I plan to keep this book on my shelf and turn back to it time to time to remind me of my roots as both a Christ follower and pastor.