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Letters to new pastors / Michael Jinkins.

By: Jinkins, Michael, 1953-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., c2006Description: xvii, 186 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0802827519 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Clergy -- Office | Clergy -- Appointment, call, and electionDDC classification: 253 Online resources: Table of contents only Review: "Presented as the letters of a mature pastor to several fictional recipients, Letters to New Pastors delves into the professional, emotional, and spiritual needs of those new to the ministry. Michael Jinkins connects readers with valuable pastoral wisdom gleaned from his years of ministry and from the riches of the Christian past. In these letters Jinkins explores such themes as developing one's own spiritual life, finding balance amid conflicting demands, and rediscovering the meaning of Christ's call for the church's future. Letters to New Pastors is ideal not only for new pastors but also for anyone seeking to better understand the challenges facing those in ministry today."--BOOK JACKET.
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
Main BV660.3 .J56 2006 (Browse shelf) Available 15-118

Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-186).

"Presented as the letters of a mature pastor to several fictional recipients, Letters to New Pastors delves into the professional, emotional, and spiritual needs of those new to the ministry. Michael Jinkins connects readers with valuable pastoral wisdom gleaned from his years of ministry and from the riches of the Christian past. In these letters Jinkins explores such themes as developing one's own spiritual life, finding balance amid conflicting demands, and rediscovering the meaning of Christ's call for the church's future. Letters to New Pastors is ideal not only for new pastors but also for anyone seeking to better understand the challenges facing those in ministry today."--BOOK JACKET.

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