Le Ministère libéré du syndrome de la réussite
Frustration in Christian work often results when efforts are not evaluated with biblical perspective. Like many in Christian service, Kent and Barbara Hughes struggled with defining success. Based on their experiences, Liberating...more
For instance, on p. 108, Hughes writes,
...God is not so interested in our being the star of the show as much as he ...more
Success in ministry is not primarily measured by numbers, but rather by faithfulness, loving, serving, believing, prayer and holiness.
Part II of this book is worth the price alone. A closing chapter looks at the congregation's role in understanding the work of a pastor. Congregation members who understand the demands ...more
In a nutshell, success is faithfulness to God and the calling he has given to each of us.
The last chapter specifically is helpful for lay people, because it informs us as to how we can better serve, help, and pray for our pastors so they can have true, spiritual ...more
I walked away with a very different biblical scorecard for ministry success than the one handed to us by both our secular & mega-church cultures.
Kents vulnerability around the challenges of pastoral ministry, and his journey toward reframing ministry success around biblical criteria has been truly liberating. ...more
Pastors will benefit greatly from this, but so will those in the congregation wanting to understand their pastor. ...more
If you are in ministry you know well the discouragement it can bring. This book challenges you to take God's view of what success is. It both will lift ...more
The first Part is written in two chapters the first by Kent, the second by Barbara. Hughes finds himself audibly doubting the goodness ...more
I can say with complete truthfulness that everything I have learned in my 75 years in this world, everything that has truly ...more