7 Lessons for New Pastors, Second Edition (Paperback)
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In 7 Lessons for New Pastors, leading author Matthew D. Kim gives seminarians and new pastors a behind-the-scenes look at the life of a pastor. Drawing on his own experience as a senior pastor and the wisdom of seasoned pastors, Kim seeks to prepare future ministers mentally, emotionally, physically, relationally, and spiritually for the first year so that it can be a solid foundation for a lifetime of effective ministry. Both new and experienced pastors will profit from reading this book. This second edition is revised and expanded, including questions for personal or group reflection and two bonus mini-lessons.
About the Author
Matthew D. Kim is the George F. Bennett Chair in Practical Theology, director of the Haddon W. Robinson Center for Preaching, and director of Mentored Ministry at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts. He has served in pastoral ministry in Massachusetts and Colorado. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Preaching with Cultural Intelligence, A Little Book for New Preachers, Finding Our Voice, and The Big Idea Companion for Preaching and Teaching.