Finally! Practical solutions for pastors and church leaders when dealing with challenges of modern church life:
- Questions of calling
- Financial scrapes
- Marital Juggling Acts
- Elder board challenges
If one doesn’t exist, then this book should be considered THE Manual to be placed in every church, minister and seminary library. Practical, relevant and loaded with stories and memorable insights from four generations of ministry experiences from Graham’s father, grandfather and great grandfather. Reading this book is like having a seasoned veteran backing you up. Graham writes in a lively, entertaining style. The anecdotes provide meaningful answers to everyday concerns and issues that face churches today. This expert in New Church Development shows great skill in giving us the “best learning” from four generations of pastors who served over 100 years and were successful in their endeavors. Graham’s book is practical, inspiring and loaded with humor, colorful stories and memorable insights from four generations of ministry experiences. The anecdotes from Graham’s father, grandfather and great-grandfather provide meaningful answers to everyday concerns and issues that face churches and its leaders today.
Read how Graham’s church motto “NO Perfect People Allowed” and his 100 Years of Ministry experience have helped him build a church that thrives.Rev. Graham Baird is the senior Pastor at First Presbyterian Church, Colorado Springs, CO. Graham previously served as the founding pastor of Highlands Church in Paso Robles, CA.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Graham Baird is a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary with a Master’s of Divinity. He is a fourth generation Presbyterian minister, and his book is based on the preaching legacy of his family: Father ( Pastor Don), Grandfather (Pastor James), and Great-Grandfather (Pastor Jesse) and his own ministry experiences. Graham is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Ministry Program at Fuller Theological Seminary. He is a nationally sought after speaker and won the National Oratory Championship in 1990. He also enjoys fly-fishing and is an avid bagpipe player. Graham lives with his wife Star and daughters Haley and Sheena Skye Baird.
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186 pages, Soft Cover, ISBN 978-0-938462-25-5