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New Beginnings: A Pastorate Start Up Workbook

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Roy Oswald, who ministers to pastors with great compassion, perceptiveness, and skill, now brings eight more years of field experience to an updated edition of "New Beginnings." Important new material includes: More wisdom about how to take care of yourself in the midst of the stress of transition...how to get clear about your role in your new parish...how to get along wit ...more
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Published February 1st 1989 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published January 1st 1989)
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Deborah-Ruth
Jan 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
Roy Oswald's short book "New Beginnings: A Pastorate Start Up Workbook" is a must-read for all seminarians and current pastors. In this book, Oswald walks with his readers through terminating previous employment (and all the challenges and sense of loss associated with it), the stress of making a transition, the isolation and loneliness that pastors (and their families) often come face-to-face with in their first few months, and the importance of creating a support system (both within and outsid ...more
John
Jul 25, 2019 rated it liked it
Book is for transitions in the ministry. I found some of the information beneficial and other parts out of date. Overall an ok read.
Michelle
Apr 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
Good clear exercises to engage in during times of transition
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