Multiply the Ministry
Jesus' great commission is, "Go therefore and make disciples of all nations" (Mt. 28:19). But living out the call to be a pastoral leader in the 21st century can be a daunting task. Multiply the Ministry is an essential manual for professional ministers who have dedicated their lives to calling, mentoring, and forming people in ministry. The book adapts the lessons of organizational leadership and adult education to help leaders form Church ministers in a way that is practical, spiritually sound, and user-friendly.
Multiply the Ministry explores four stages of discipleship (beginner, apprentice, partner, and master) and the appropriate leadership response to each (instructor, coach, facilitator, and helper). Worksheets are included to help the user identify levels of ministerial development and to customize a training plan. A chapter on the "super skills" of volunteer management provides helpful information on working with people from all walks of life who are committed to serving the Church.
Multiply the Ministry is a valuable tool for pastors, directors of religious education, pastoral ministers, youth ministers, liturgical leaders, evangelization coordinators, campus ministers, catechetical leaders, and others who serve in pastoral leadership capacities. This book is an essential resource for modern church leadership. You'll rely on it again and again as your ministry grows.
Copyright: Jan. 1, 2001
Size: 8.312 x 10.75
Length: 128 pages
By George Wilson, SJ, Management Design Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio
By Bob McCarty, executive director, National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry
By Ellen Doyle, OSU, executive director, National Association of Church Personnel Administrators (NACPA)