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Todays Pastor (Book)
By Colette Toach
 
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Today's Pastor

A good leader is someone you will follow, even when he makes a mistake.

This is why the role of a pastor is such a high level leadership position. As a pastor, if you do not make the correct decision and fall into a deep dark pit, those people that have been following along behind you, will follow you down into that pit.

To those people, you have all the answers, even if you really don't. You know exactly what it is they need. They feel safe around you and know you are reliable. The reason for this is because you desire nothing more than for the children of God to be taken care of, to be nurtured, and to be taken care of correctly.

A shepherd does not choose his flock, but rather the flock chooses him, and as someone who is called to be a pastor, you need to learn how to avoid the pitfalls, and how to take care of your sheep. The first step is learning just what exactly it means to be a pastor, how it works, and why the Church needs you to be a pastor.

In this book, Colette takes you on a journey through your life and paints a picture of what today's pastor really looks like, and supposed to be doing. Perhaps you have felt that pull already, the pull of those sheep coming to you for help, and sharing things they really shouldn't, because they feel you will be able to help them. Welcome to being a pastor! It is time to discover what that truly means.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 01 - The Two-fold Pastoral Function

The Two-fold Pastoral Function
The New Testament Pastor
Two-fold Function: Elder and Overseer
Primary Pastoral Function: Minister
Second Pastoral Function: Administrator
Pastoral Training - Transition From Elder to Shepherd
Maturing the Church

Chapter 02 - Understanding the Position of Overseer

Delegation of Authority
Fivefold Ministry Overseers
Apostolic Authority Passed Down

Chapter 03 - The Pattern for the Pastor

Being the Shepherd
Appointment + Anointed = Pastor
The Pastor in the Local Church
Spot the Pastor
Becoming a Leader of Thousands
The Early Church Pastoral Example
Who is Your Pastor?

Chapter 04 - Identifying Today's Pastor

A Place to Belong
Making the Church a Place to Belong
The Pastoral Calling
The Old Testament Pastor
Leadership Set in Place
Responsibilities of the Priests

Chapter 05 - The Transition to Shepherd

The New Testament
New Testament Comparison
The Birth of Another Nation

Chapter 06 - Signs of Today's Pastor

1. Feels Called to a Community (Stays at Home)
2. Likes Practical Teaching (Breaks Down Doctrine into Practical Teaching)
4. Gets Personal (Corrects and Encourages)
5. Core Desire: To help others
6. Takes Care of the Church! (Takes Care of the Temple)
7. Does Not "Let Go" of People Easily
8. Protective Over the Flock
9. The "Jack-of-all-Trades" Anointing
10. Ministry to the Church
The Ruler that Serves

Chapter 07 - The Pastor's Purpose

Mass Influx of New Believers
Enter: Today's Pastors
The Shepherd Who Succeeds
Preparing the Soil for Revival
Gather the Flock
Perfection is Overrated
Your Training Starts Here - The Secret

About the Author
Recommendations by the Author
The Fivefold Offices for Today
Today's Evangelist
The Minister's Handbook
How to Get People to Follow You
How to Hear the Voice of God (Study Group Kit)
Fivefold Ministry School
Contact Information

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Date Added : 2012-03-28

Title : Practical, Encouraging, and Confirming

Name : Aisha Laws

Location : Arlington, Texas

Rating : 5

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I am an Ordained Pastor, but for three year I refused the call. I was already operating in the gift, but I really did not want the responsibility full time. This book is not only anointed, but speaks of the very heart of the Father, and those he calls. I was Blessed beyond measure. Thank you.


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