Bobby Jamieson: The Path to Being a Pastor

path to being a pastor

A Guide for the Aspiring (Crossway)

WHO: Bobby Jamieson, associate pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington DC

HE SAYS: “Rejoice in being saved more than you rejoice in being significant.”

THE BIG IDEA: This book offers advice to those who are considering becoming a senior pastor on topics ranging from first considering the idea to going through the candidate process.

THE PROGRESSION: In Part 1, “Finding the Path,” the author introduces a change of approach, to saying “I aspire” rather than “I am called.” Part 2, “Walking the Path,” offers a guide through various stages of ministry preparation, from setting an example to teaching to reading and praying.

“In addition to hard work and heartache, pastoral ministry serves up rare joys.”

From Outreach Magazine  Set Apart