Pastors At Risk: Protecting Your Future Guarding Your Present by Charles A. WickmanPastors At Risk: Protecting Your Future Guarding Your Present by Charles A. Wickman

Pastors At Risk: Protecting Your Future Guarding Your Present

byCharles A. Wickman

Paperback | June 3, 2014

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Are You On Your Way Out?

Each month over fifteen hundred pastors are forced to resign their positions. Most never realized they were at-risk of losing their positions in the days before it happened.Pastors At-Riskaddresses this phenomenon thereby alerting its readers to the attitudes and actions that take so many entirely out of ministry.

Through This Easy to Read Book, You Will Discover:
* What at-risk means, where it leads
* What it is that takes you from at-risk to at-ease
* Affirmations you make even when it’s still tough
* Real life stories of pastors in their own words

Pastors At-Riskis a must-read for pastors, seminarians and for lay people who want to keep the pastor they love. Buy it for yourself, an officer of your church or as a gift to your pastor.

Dr. Charles A. Wickman served over forty years as a pastor. Twenty years ago he founded the Pastor-in-Residence program, a church-based ministry to exited and at-risk pastors, and for the last twelve years was its national president. He and his colleagues have worked with dozens of pastors without call and have taken scores of surveys to come to the conclusions he presets inPastors At-Risk.
Dr. Charles A. Wickman served as a pastor for over forty years. He founded Pastor-In-Residence, a church-based ministry to exited and at-risk pastors in 1996 after 10 years working with exited pastors. He was the president for over 15 years. Dr. Wickman has served several churches in the United States, and has ministered in India, Nort...
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Title:Pastors At Risk: Protecting Your Future Guarding Your PresentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:150 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.35 inPublished:June 3, 2014Publisher:Morgan James PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1630470465

ISBN - 13:9781630470463

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Burnout: Who, What and Where Do You Go from Here?
Chapter 2. Burnout---Is the Church Responsible at All?
Chapter 3. Bummed Out but Not Burned Out: “But Watch Yourself. . .”
Chapter 4. Vision Conflict: Onward, Christian Soldiers, Marching as to War (you betcha!)
Chapter 5. Can We Talk? Isolation and Loneliness
Chapter 6. So What Do They Want Anyway? Multiple Expectations
Chapter 7. What the Role is Called Up Yonder
Chapter 8. Listed in “Who’s Through”
Chapter 9. Not the Preacher We Wanted
Chapter 10. A Spouse Ready To Quit
Chapter 11. When Faith Finds a Testing Place---Affirmations
Chapter 12. When Risks Lead to Transition, Is There Hope for Renewal?
Conclusion: Finishing the Race
Epilogue: Even Though I Have It Comin’, Nobody Better Laugh
An At-Risk Survey

Editorial Reviews

"After twenty years of ministry to exited pastors in particular, Charles Wickman has given his readers the benefit of that experience in Pastors-at-Risk. It is insightful and practical. It is just what weary and discouraged pastors need. I highly recommend it." -- Dr. Ridge Burns, CEO, AMF"From its beginning, I’ve followed Pastor-in-Residence, Inc I know the heart of it’s founder and the author of this book and often talk about this unique ministry to pastors and students. Thank God that Charles Wickman has shared what twenty years of such practical ministry has taught him and his colleagues about pastors in jeopardy. If you don’t buy another book this year, buy this one." -- Dr. Archibald Hard, Author