This book is a practical, Christ-centred guide for the modern pastor, addressing many problems such as discouragement, criticism, loneliness, dryness, failure and temptation and calling church leaders away from a pragmatic approach to ministry. New material in this edition includes Being a pastors wife, Retirement from the ministry.
James Taylor served in the pastorate between 1956 and 1995 as a Baptist minister in Scotland. He was the President of the Baptist Union of Scotland 1971-72. He passed away in 2010 and is survived by his wife, Helen.
‘Jim Taylor regularly and deliberately takes us to the example of our Lord Jesus Christ and the centrality of his cross’
—Derek Prime, from the Foreword
‘I can recommend this book as a very helpful guide to pastors feeling the pressure.’
—The Covenanter Witness