Leading Your African American Church Through Pastoral Transitions
A practical resource for the incoming pastor as well as for church leaders who have responsibility for ushering a congregation through a pastoral transition. Whether the outgoing pastor’s departure is planned or unexpected, whether the new pastor is assigned or elected, author Ralph Watkins shares:
These tools enable clergy, their family, and their congregation to successfully negotiate a change in leadership. Features a variety of ministry profiles based on interviews with pastors and churches that have navigated a significant pastoral change of their own.