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Engaging study questions for each essay can help readers make the most of the Bible’s instruction and encouragement for those tasked with the responsibility and privilege of leading Christ’s church.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eContinuing education is often required of secular thought leaders; should anything less be expected in Christ’s church?\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eContents:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAbbreviations\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003exi\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eForeword: \u003ci\u003eMichael G. 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Hyde\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFive\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eElders and Deacons as Hospitality Leaders\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e65\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Boekestein\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSix\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eMinistering to the Sick and Dying\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e81\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eRichard Anjema\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeven\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eThe Office Bearer and Household Management\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 95\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eDerrick Vander Meulen\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEight\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eClassical Christian Catechesis\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 107\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eR. Scott Clark\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNine\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eManaging the Offerings of God’s People\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 121\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Godfrey\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eGetting Acquainted with the Congregation’s Needs\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 133\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Godfrey\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEleven\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eAvoiding Burnout\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 145\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eAndrea Ferrari\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwelve\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eTending the Shepherd (1): Honorable Provision\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 159\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003ePeter H. Holtvlüwer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThirteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eTending the Shepherd (2): Sabbaths and Sabbaticals\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 169\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003ePeter H. Holtvlüwer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFourteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eHow to Evaluate Your Pastor\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 181\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eChristopher J. Gordon\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFifteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eHow to Be a Clerk\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 195\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eMark H. Vander Pol\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSixteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eNavigating the Broader Assemblies: Serving at Classis and Synod\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e207\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eRonald Scheuers\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeventeen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eHow to Serve on a Pastoral Search Committee\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 221\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003eBradd L. Nymeyer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEighteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eWhat Every Elder Needs to Know about Congregational Singing\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 231\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003eJonathan Landry Cruse\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNineteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eEncouraging Lay Witnessing\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 247\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eR. Scott Clark\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwenty\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ePromoting the Work of Missions\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e263\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eMichael G. Brown\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix A: A Sample Pastoral Review\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 273\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix B: The Role of Guest Sponsors in Our Churches\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 277\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix C: Study Questions\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 283\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix D: About the Editors and Contributors\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 305\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/reformedfellowship.net\/products\/faithful-and-fruitful-essays-for-elders-and-deacons-kindle-edition\" title=\"Also available in eBook format\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eAlso available in eBook format: Click here\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eClick on icon below for a Sample Pastoral Review.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e(Downloadable\/printable 2 page PDF)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- split --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/files\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful_Appendix-A_A-Sample-Pastoral-Review.pdf?915\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Sample Pastoral Review PDF\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/files\/331-Faithful-Fruitful_Sample_Pastoral_Review-Cover-Icon_-_Copy_1_480x480.png?v=1573056394\" alt=\"\" width=\"331\" height=\"331\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2019-11-06T10:58:09-05:00","created_at":"2019-11-06T11:08:53-05:00","vendor":"William Boekestein","type":"Books - Paperback","tags":["homepage","Pastoral","spo-default","spo-disabled","Steven Swets","William Boekestein"],"price":1699,"price_min":1699,"price_max":1699,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":1699,"compare_at_price_min":1699,"compare_at_price_max":1699,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":31145800663136,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Faithful and Fruitful - Essays for Elders and Deacons","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":1699,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":1699,"inventory_management":null,"barcode":"978-1-935369-25-7"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful-Front-Cover-3D-Cropped.jpg?v=1573056533","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful-Back-Cover-3D-Cropped.jpg?v=1573056533"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful-Front-Cover-3D-Cropped.jpg?v=1573056533","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":5627626553440,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.679,"height":742,"width":504,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful-Front-Cover-3D-Cropped.jpg?v=1573056533"},"aspect_ratio":0.679,"height":742,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful-Front-Cover-3D-Cropped.jpg?v=1573056533","width":504},{"alt":null,"id":5627626586208,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.679,"height":742,"width":504,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful-Back-Cover-3D-Cropped.jpg?v=1573056533"},"aspect_ratio":0.679,"height":742,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful-Back-Cover-3D-Cropped.jpg?v=1573056533","width":504}],"content":"\u003cp\u003eEdited by William Boekestein and Steven Swets\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eForeword by Michael Brown\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHealthy churches have healthy elders and deacons. When a local congregation is blessed with faithful officers the results are bountiful (Acts 6:7). \u003cem\u003eFaithful and Fruitful: Essays for Elders and Deacons\u003c\/em\u003e provides current and future church leaders with an exciting opportunity of personal development. Like its companion (\u003cem\u003eCalled to Serve\u003c\/em\u003e), this collection of essays offers biblical and practical essays written by seasoned churchmen drawing upon a wealth of leadership knowledge, experience, and wisdom. Engaging study questions for each essay can help readers make the most of the Bible’s instruction and encouragement for those tasked with the responsibility and privilege of leading Christ’s church.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eContinuing education is often required of secular thought leaders; should anything less be expected in Christ’s church?\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eContents:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAbbreviations\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003exi\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eForeword: \u003ci\u003eMichael G. Brown\u003c\/i\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003exiii\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePreface\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003exv\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOne\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e Training Church Officers \u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e-1\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Shishko\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwo\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ePracticing the Mission of the Church: Apostolicity in Action\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e13\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eJeff DeBoer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThree\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ePositive Leadership: Leading Like Jesus (Not Rehoboam)\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e29\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Boekestein\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFour\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eContinuing in Prayer\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e49\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eDaniel R. Hyde\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFive\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eElders and Deacons as Hospitality Leaders\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e65\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Boekestein\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSix\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eMinistering to the Sick and Dying\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e81\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eRichard Anjema\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeven\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eThe Office Bearer and Household Management\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 95\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eDerrick Vander Meulen\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEight\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eClassical Christian Catechesis\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 107\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eR. Scott Clark\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNine\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eManaging the Offerings of God’s People\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 121\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Godfrey\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eGetting Acquainted with the Congregation’s Needs\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 133\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eWilliam Godfrey\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEleven\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eAvoiding Burnout\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 145\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eAndrea Ferrari\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwelve\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eTending the Shepherd (1): Honorable Provision\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 159\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003ePeter H. Holtvlüwer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThirteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eTending the Shepherd (2): Sabbaths and Sabbaticals\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 169\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003ePeter H. Holtvlüwer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFourteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eHow to Evaluate Your Pastor\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 181\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eChristopher J. Gordon\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFifteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eHow to Be a Clerk\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 195\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eMark H. Vander Pol\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSixteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eNavigating the Broader Assemblies: Serving at Classis and Synod\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e207\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eRonald Scheuers\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeventeen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eHow to Serve on a Pastoral Search Committee\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 221\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003eBradd L. Nymeyer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEighteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eWhat Every Elder Needs to Know about Congregational Singing\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 231\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003eJonathan Landry Cruse\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNineteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eEncouraging Lay Witnessing\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 247\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eR. Scott Clark\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwenty\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003c\/span\u003ePromoting the Work of Missions\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e  \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e263\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ci\u003eMichael G. Brown\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix A: A Sample Pastoral Review\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 273\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix B: The Role of Guest Sponsors in Our Churches\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 277\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix C: Study Questions\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 283\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix D: About the Editors and Contributors\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 305\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/reformedfellowship.net\/products\/faithful-and-fruitful-essays-for-elders-and-deacons-kindle-edition\" title=\"Also available in eBook format\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eAlso available in eBook format: Click here\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eClick on icon below for a Sample Pastoral Review.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e(Downloadable\/printable 2 page PDF)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- split --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/files\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful_Appendix-A_A-Sample-Pastoral-Review.pdf?915\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Sample Pastoral Review PDF\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/files\/331-Faithful-Fruitful_Sample_Pastoral_Review-Cover-Icon_-_Copy_1_480x480.png?v=1573056394\" alt=\"\" width=\"331\" height=\"331\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}
Faithful and Fruitful - Essays for Elders and Deacons Kindle Edition
{"id":4361411100768,"title":"Faithful and Fruitful - Essays for Elders and Deacons Kindle Edition","handle":"faithful-and-fruitful-essays-for-elders-and-deacons-kindle-edition","description":"\u003cp\u003eEdited by William Boekestein and Steven Swets\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eForeword by Michael Brown\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHealthy churches have healthy elders and deacons. When a local congregation is blessed with faithful officers the results are bountiful (Acts 6:7). \u003cem\u003eFaithful and Fruitful: Essays for Elders and Deacons\u003c\/em\u003e provides current and future church leaders with an exciting opportunity of personal development. Like its companion (\u003cem\u003eCalled to Serve\u003c\/em\u003e), this collection of essays offers biblical and practical essays written by seasoned churchmen drawing upon a wealth of leadership knowledge, experience, and wisdom. Engaging study questions for each essay can help readers make the most of the Bible’s instruction and encouragement for those tasked with the responsibility and privilege of leading Christ’s church.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eContinuing education is often required of secular thought leaders; should anything less be expected in Christ’s church?\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eContents:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAbbreviations\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eForeword: \u003ci\u003eMichael G. Brown\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePreface\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOne\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003eTraining Church Officers \u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eWilliam Shishko\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwo\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003ePracticing the Mission of the Church: Apostolicity in Action\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eJeff DeBoer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThree\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003ePositive Leadership: Leading Like Jesus (Not Rehoboam)\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eWilliam Boekestein\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFour\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eContinuing in Prayer\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eDaniel R. Hyde\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFive\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eElders and Deacons as Hospitality Leaders\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eWilliam Boekestein\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSix\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eMinistering to the Sick and Dying\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eRichard Anjema\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeven\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eThe Office Bearer and Household Management\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eDerrick Vander Meulen\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEight\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eClassical Christian Catechesis\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eR. Scott Clark\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNine\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eManaging the Offerings of God’s People \u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 121\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eWilliam Godfrey\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eGetting Acquainted with the Congregation’s Needs\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eWilliam Godfrey\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEleven\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eAvoiding Burnout\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eAndrea Ferrari\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwelve\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eTending the Shepherd (1): Honorable Provision \u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 159\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003ePeter H. Holtvlüwer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThirteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eTending the Shepherd (2): Sabbaths and Sabbaticals\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003ePeter H. Holtvlüwer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFourteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eHow to Evaluate Your Pastor\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eChristopher J. Gordon\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFifteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eHow to Be a Clerk\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eMark H. Vander Pol\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSixteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eNavigating the Broader Assemblies: Serving at Classis and Synod\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eRonald Scheuers\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeventeen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eHow to Serve on a Pastoral Search Committee\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003eBradd L. Nymeyer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEighteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eWhat Every Elder Needs to Know about Congregational Singing \u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 231\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003eJonathan Landry Cruse\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNineteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eEncouraging Lay Witnessing\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eR. Scott Clark\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwenty\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003ePromoting the Work of Missions\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eMichael G. Brown\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix A: A Sample Pastoral Review\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix B: The Role of Guest Sponsors in Our Churches\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix C: Study Questions\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix D: About the Editors and Contributors\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/reformedfellowship.net\/products\/faithful-and-fruitful-essays-for-elders-and-deacons\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eAlso available in paperback format: Click here\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eClick on icon below for a Sample Pastoral Review.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e(Downloadable\/printable 2 page PDF)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- split --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/files\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful_Appendix-A_A-Sample-Pastoral-Review.pdf?915\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Sample Pastoral Review PDF\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/files\/331-Faithful-Fruitful_Sample_Pastoral_Review-Cover-Icon_-_Copy_1_480x480.png?v=1573056394\" alt=\"\" width=\"331\" height=\"331\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2019-11-13T11:09:04-05:00","created_at":"2019-11-13T11:09:04-05:00","vendor":"William Boekestein","type":"E-Books","tags":["homepage","Pastoral","spo-default","spo-disabled","Steven Swets","William Boekestein"],"price":600,"price_min":600,"price_max":600,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":31274297360480,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"FaithfulandFruitfuleBook","requires_shipping":false,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"Faithful and Fruitful - Essays for Elders and Deacons Kindle Edition","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":600,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":null,"barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/Faithful-and-Fruitful-iPad-Mobile.jpg?v=1573661443"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/Faithful-and-Fruitful-iPad-Mobile.jpg?v=1573661443","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":5824224133216,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.778,"height":648,"width":504,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/Faithful-and-Fruitful-iPad-Mobile.jpg?v=1573661443"},"aspect_ratio":0.778,"height":648,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/Faithful-and-Fruitful-iPad-Mobile.jpg?v=1573661443","width":504}],"content":"\u003cp\u003eEdited by William Boekestein and Steven Swets\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eForeword by Michael Brown\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHealthy churches have healthy elders and deacons. When a local congregation is blessed with faithful officers the results are bountiful (Acts 6:7). \u003cem\u003eFaithful and Fruitful: Essays for Elders and Deacons\u003c\/em\u003e provides current and future church leaders with an exciting opportunity of personal development. Like its companion (\u003cem\u003eCalled to Serve\u003c\/em\u003e), this collection of essays offers biblical and practical essays written by seasoned churchmen drawing upon a wealth of leadership knowledge, experience, and wisdom. Engaging study questions for each essay can help readers make the most of the Bible’s instruction and encouragement for those tasked with the responsibility and privilege of leading Christ’s church.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eContinuing education is often required of secular thought leaders; should anything less be expected in Christ’s church?\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eContents:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAbbreviations\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eForeword: \u003ci\u003eMichael G. Brown\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePreface\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOne\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003eTraining Church Officers \u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eWilliam Shishko\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwo\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003ePracticing the Mission of the Church: Apostolicity in Action\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eJeff DeBoer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThree\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003ePositive Leadership: Leading Like Jesus (Not Rehoboam)\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eWilliam Boekestein\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFour\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eContinuing in Prayer\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eDaniel R. Hyde\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFive\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eElders and Deacons as Hospitality Leaders\u003cspan class=\"Apple-converted-space\"\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eWilliam Boekestein\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSix\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eMinistering to the Sick and Dying\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eRichard Anjema\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeven\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eThe Office Bearer and Household Management\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eDerrick Vander Meulen\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEight\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eClassical Christian Catechesis\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eR. Scott Clark\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNine\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eManaging the Offerings of God’s People \u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 121\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eWilliam Godfrey\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eGetting Acquainted with the Congregation’s Needs\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eWilliam Godfrey\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEleven\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eAvoiding Burnout\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eAndrea Ferrari\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwelve\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eTending the Shepherd (1): Honorable Provision \u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 159\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003ePeter H. Holtvlüwer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThirteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eTending the Shepherd (2): Sabbaths and Sabbaticals\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003ePeter H. Holtvlüwer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFourteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eHow to Evaluate Your Pastor\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eChristopher J. Gordon\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFifteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eHow to Be a Clerk\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eMark H. Vander Pol\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSixteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eNavigating the Broader Assemblies: Serving at Classis and Synod\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003ci\u003eRonald Scheuers\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSeventeen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eHow to Serve on a Pastoral Search Committee\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003eBradd L. Nymeyer\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEighteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eWhat Every Elder Needs to Know about Congregational Singing \u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e 231\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003ci\u003eJonathan Landry Cruse\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNineteen\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003eEncouraging Lay Witnessing\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eR. Scott Clark\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTwenty\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003ePromoting the Work of Missions\u003cbr\u003e\u003ci\u003eMichael G. Brown\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix A: A Sample Pastoral Review\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix B: The Role of Guest Sponsors in Our Churches\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix C: Study Questions\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAppendix D: About the Editors and Contributors\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/reformedfellowship.net\/products\/faithful-and-fruitful-essays-for-elders-and-deacons\"\u003e\u003cb\u003eAlso available in paperback format: Click here\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cspan\u003e.................................................................\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eClick on icon below for a Sample Pastoral Review.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e(Downloadable\/printable 2 page PDF)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- split --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/files\/331-Faithful-and-Fruitful_Appendix-A_A-Sample-Pastoral-Review.pdf?915\" target=\"_blank\" title=\"Sample Pastoral Review PDF\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/files\/331-Faithful-Fruitful_Sample_Pastoral_Review-Cover-Icon_-_Copy_1_480x480.png?v=1573056394\" alt=\"\" width=\"331\" height=\"331\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}
The Future of Everything: Essential Truths About the End Times The Future of Everything: Essential Truths About the End Times
{"id":2235605418080,"title":"The Future of Everything: Essential Truths About the End Times","handle":"the-future-of-everything-essential-truths-about-the-end-times","description":"\u003cspan\u003eAll of us think about the end times. When we reflect on what will happen not only when we die but when this present age ends, some combination of ideas, images, hopes, and fears floods our minds. In \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003eThe Future of Everything\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cspan\u003e, William Boekestein encourages us to allow our thoughts on the end times to be guided by God’s Word. While combing the Scriptures to find direction related to subjects like death, the millennial kingdom, the return of Christ, the resurrection, judgment, heaven, and hell, Boekestein helps us cultivate a vision for the future that impacts our walk before God’s face today.\u003c\/span\u003e","published_at":"2019-07-23T10:45:21-04:00","created_at":"2019-07-23T10:48:55-04:00","vendor":"William Boekestein","type":"Books - Paperback","tags":["books","books paperback","End Times","Future of everything","homepage","Other","spo-default","spo-disabled","The Future of Everything: Essential Truths About the End Times","William Boekestein"],"price":1400,"price_min":1400,"price_max":1400,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":19913263972448,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":null,"requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":true,"name":"The Future of Everything: Essential Truths About the End Times","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":1400,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":null,"barcode":"978-1601786876"}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/The-Future-of-Everything-Front-Cover-3D--Cropped.png?v=1572421727","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/The-Future-of-Everything-Back-Cover-3D-Cropped.png?v=1572421727"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/The-Future-of-Everything-Front-Cover-3D--Cropped.png?v=1572421727","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":5534900781152,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.683,"height":738,"width":504,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/The-Future-of-Everything-Front-Cover-3D--Cropped.png?v=1572421701"},"aspect_ratio":0.683,"height":738,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/The-Future-of-Everything-Front-Cover-3D--Cropped.png?v=1572421701","width":504},{"alt":null,"id":5534900748384,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.683,"height":738,"width":504,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/The-Future-of-Everything-Back-Cover-3D-Cropped.png?v=1572421701"},"aspect_ratio":0.683,"height":738,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0112\/3588\/5152\/products\/The-Future-of-Everything-Back-Cover-3D-Cropped.png?v=1572421701","width":504}],"content":"\u003cspan\u003eAll of us think about the end times. When we reflect on what will happen not only when we die but when this present age ends, some combination of ideas, images, hopes, and fears floods our minds. In \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003eThe Future of Everything\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cspan\u003e, William Boekestein encourages us to allow our thoughts on the end times to be guided by God’s Word. While combing the Scriptures to find direction related to subjects like death, the millennial kingdom, the return of Christ, the resurrection, judgment, heaven, and hell, Boekestein helps us cultivate a vision for the future that impacts our walk before God’s face today.\u003c\/span\u003e"}
Esther The God Who Is Silent Is Still Sovereign Esther The God Who Is Silent Is Still Sovereign
{"id":2235631108192,"title":"Esther The God Who Is Silent Is Still Sovereign","handle":"esther-the-god-who-is-silent-is-still-sovereign","description":"\u003cspan\u003eDr. Norm De Jong does it again, and his venerable experience as a professor and minister continues to shine through in this compact study of Esther. Debunking popular ideas about the book, he skillfully guides the reader through an Esther-specific literary-theological analysis—yet comparing Scripture with Scripture—that uncovers true and creative insights. His engaging prose arouses irresistible curiosity as to the suspense, purpose and meaning of this unique book of the Bible—one that contains no direct reference to “God” but distinctively proclaims Good News. De Jong reveals such not only with respect to the unexpected and surprising workings of Divine providence for God’s people in dark captivity back then, but also for the church living in a pitch-black culture on this side of the Cross. Discussion questions follow each chapter to facilitate a reader’s or group’s mindful processing and heartfelt appropriation of each movement in this enthralling episode of Redemptive History.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003e—\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eH. 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