Ellen G. White Writings

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Pastoral Ministry, Table of Contents

Table of Contents 5
Preface 13
Chapter 1—Personal Devotions 19
Chapter 2—Adventism—a Unique, Worldwide Movement 27
Chapter 3—Characteristics of a Minister 35
Chapter 4—Church Policies 41
Chapter 5—Ministerial Training 43
Chapter 6—Development of a Personal Support Group 49
Chapter 7—Filing System 51
Chapter 8—Leadership 53
Chapter 9—Ministerial Ethics 55
Chapter 10—Personal Appearance 61
Chapter 11—Personal Finance 65
Chapter 12—Personal Health 69
Chapter 13—Women as Soulwinners 75
Chapter 14—Time Management 81
Chapter 15—Relationships in the Pastoral Family 85
Chapter 16—Relationships With Others 91
Chapter 17—Relationships Within the Church 95
Chapter 18—Community Awareness 115
Chapter 19—Outreach 117
Chapter 20—Planning and Strategy 121
Chapter 21—Getting Decisions 125
Chapter 22—Personal Evangelism 131
Chapter 23—Public Evangelism 135
Chapter 24—Small Group Evangelism 136
Chapter 25—Specialized Outreaches 139
Chapter 26—Recruiting and Training Volunteers 145
Chapter 27—Baptism 163
Chapter 28—Child Dedication 167
Chapter 29—Communion 168
Chapter 30—Funeral 173
Chapter 31—Planning and Leading Worship 174
Chapter 32—Prayer Meeting 183
Chapter 33—Preaching 187
Chapter 34—Wedding 201
Chapter 35—Assimilating New Members 205
Chapter 36—Church Discipline 209
Chapter 37—Counseling 215
Chapter 38—Former Members, Inactive Members 219
Chapter 39—Personal Ministry to Members 223
Chapter 40—Visitation of Special Member Groups 229
Chapter 41—Christian Education 237
Chapter 42—Church Building 241
Chapter 43—Church Social Life 247
Chapter 44—Committees 251
Chapter 45—Conference Departments 255
Chapter 46—Finance 259
Chapter 47—Pastoring a Multi-Church District 263
Chapter 48—Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution 267
Chapter 49—Promotion 271
Chapter 50—Adult Sabbath School 273
Chapter 51—Youth Leadership 275
Chapter 52—Jesus as Model Pastor 281