In The Work of the Associate Pastor, author Alan R. Rudnick presents the associate pastorate as equally important but distinctively different from the role of senior or solo pastor. Within these pages, readers will Explore the diverse roles and responsibilities that fall under the associate umbrella Embrace associate ministry as more than training ground for a senior pastorate Discover the challenges and opportunities for associate pastors The book's appendix offers these practical resources for churches: How to plan for an associate Sample job descriptions Compensation guidelines Associate ministers also will find a personal assessment, helpful in discerning when to stay and when to leave their associate position. Whether you are an associate pastor, a senior pastor, a seminarian, or a member of the church staff or pastoral relations committee, this guide will provide valuable insight into one of the most undervalued and misunderstood ministries in the life of the church. Book jacket.
The Work of the Associate Pastor
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