A thoughtful book written uniquely for male pastors that provides helpful insight in how to faithfully serve his family while also faithfully tending to the church.
Written by husband and wife team Brian and Cara Croft, The Pastor's Family identifies the complicated burdens and expectations ministry brings to the life of the family. The authors identify the unique challenges that pastors face as husbands and fathers, as well as the difficulties and joys of being a pastor's wife. They also highlight the joys of serving together as a family and the unique opportunities pastors have to train their children and lead their families. With discussion questions for use by couples, this book is ideal for pastors and their spouses and pastoral ministry students and their wives. The Pastor's Family equips pastors with time-tested wisdom to address the tension of family and congregational dynamics while persevering in their calling.
Number of Pages: 171
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 1.10 X 6.10 X 8.10 (inches)
Brian Croft is Senior Pastor of Auburndale Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. Brian is the founder of Practical Shepherding, a non-profit organization committed to equipping pastors all over the world in the practical matters of pastoral ministry.
Cara Croft is a wife to Brian and a homeschooling mother of their four children. She did her undergraduate work at Asbury College and serves in a number of ways teaching and discipling the ladies of Auburndale Baptist Church. She enjoys serving her husband and family and looks forward to when she will have more time to pursue her love of speaking, teaching, writing and photography.