Featuring insights from the perspective of both a pastor and his wife, The Pastor’s Family: Shepherding Your Family through the Challenges of Pastoral Ministry, identifies the complicated burdens and expectations ministry brings to the life of a family. Brian Croft, founder of Practical Shepherding, and his wife Cara Croft identify the unique challenges that pastors face as husbands and fathers.
They also discuss the difficulties and joys of being a pastor’s wife and offer practical advice on raising children in a ministry family. In addition to addressing the challenges of marriage and raising children, they highlight the joys of serving together as a family and the unique opportunities pastors have to train their children and lead their families.
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The Pastor’s Family equips pastors with time-tested wisdom to address the tension of family and congregational dynamics while persevering in their calling.
This book is ideal for:
- Pastors and their spouses,
- Pastoral ministry students and their wives,
- Others in Ministry, such as elders, deacons, and others who wish to remain faithful to the care of their families while diligently fulfilling their calling in ministry.
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Pastoral ministry is more challenging than ever with unique, complicated burdens and expectations some have not experienced in previous generations. Because of this, the number of pastors who start with a great zeal for the work, quickly crash and burn and are left with a battered faith and family. This book seeks to identify those unique challenges, diagnose the problem, propose a biblical solution, and then guide the pastor and his family to embrace these challenges while shepherding the family through them.