Pastoral Ministry

*Baxter, Richard. The Reformed Pastor. Edinburgh: Banner of Truth, 1981.

Bridges, Charles. The Christian Ministry, with Inquiry into the Causes of Its Inefficiency. London: Banner of Truth Trust, 1967.

*Carson, D. A. The Cross and Christian Ministry. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2004.

Croft, Brian. Visit the Sick: Ministering God’s Grace in Times of Illness. Leominster: DayOne, 2008.

Croft, Brian, and Cara Croft. The Pastor’s Family: Shepherding Your Family through the Challenges of Ministry. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2013.

Croft, Brian, and Phil A. Newton. Conduct Gospel-Centered Funerals: Applying the Gospel at the Unique Challenges of Death. Leominster: DayOne, 2011.

Harvey, Dave. Am I Called? The Summons to Pastoral Ministry. Wheaton: Crossway, 2012.

Hawkins, O. S. The Pastor’s Guide to Leading and Living. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2012.

Laniak, Timothy S. Shepherds After My Own Heart: Pastoral Traditions and Leadership in the Bible. Downers Grove: IVP, 2006.

*MacArthur, John. Jr., ed. Rediscovering Pastoral Ministry: Shaping Contemporary Ministry with Biblical Mandates. Dallas: Word, 1995.

*Marshall, Colin. Passing the Baton: A Handbook for Ministry Apprenticeship. Kingsford, Australia: Matthias Media, 2007.

*Marshall, Colin, and Tony Payne. The Trellis and the Vine: The Ministry Mind-Shift That Changes Everything. Kingsford, Australia: Matthias Media, 2009.

Oden, Thomas. Pastoral Theology: Essentials of Ministry. San Francisco: Harper, 1983.

Piper, John. Brothers, We are Not Professionals. Updated and Expanded edition. Nashville: B&H, 2013.

Piper, John, and D. A. Carson. The Pastor as Scholar and the Scholar as Pastor: Reflections on Life and Ministry. Ed. David Mathis and Owen Strachan. Wheaton: Crossway, 2011.

*Poirier, Alfred. The Peacemaking Pastor: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Church Conflict. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2006.

Prime, Derek, and Alistair Begg. On Being a Pastor: Understanding Our Calling and Work. Chicago: Moody, 2004.

Tidball, Derek. Skilful Shepherds: Explorations in Pastoral Theology. Leicester: Apollos, 1986.

*Tripp, Paul David. Dangerous Calling: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry. Wheaton: Crossway, 2012.

Wilson, Jared C. The Pastor’s Justification: Applying the Work of Christ in Your Life and Ministry. Wheaton: Crossway, 2013.

Witmer, Timothy Z. The Shepherd Leader: Achieving Effective Shepherding in Your Church. Phillipsburg: P&R, 2010.