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What does it mean to say that a pastor is competent? And how does a competent pastor function? This book is intended to help pastors, seminarians, and lay people who work with pastors understand and answer these two questions. Competence in ministry is a moving target. A ministry technique that works in one parish may not work in another. What works today may not work five ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published November 14th 2005 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published January 1st 2005)
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Another fine contribution to the field by my friend and former pastor, Ron Sisk. I found it both challenging to and affirming of my own practice. And, having been in one of the congregations where Ron served, I can attest both to the truthfulness of some of his illustrations and his own competence both for the pastoral task and educating other pastors. Well done, Ron!
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