What is a pastor of a church? What are the requirements and expectations? How can a pastor be faithful to the Bible whilst effectively engaging with the world? These are some of the questions which are answered in this timely book on pastoral ministry. Evangelical practitioners and theologians from around the world contribute to this collection of essays on what it means to be a 'Renewed Pastor' in the 21st century in honour of one of Britain's exemplary pastors- Philip Hacking. All the major aspects of pastoral ministry are dealt with in a biblical, practical down-to-earth way. This is a major resource for all pastors, both present and future. Philip Hacking served in full time Church of England ministry for more than 38 years where he was not ashamed proclaim the gospel. Throughout his lifetime he has stood for Biblical Evangelicalism.
Contributors: Hugh Palmer, Melvin Tinker, Peter Lewis, Tim Chester, Steve Timmis, Peter Adam, Paul Williams, D. A. Carson, J. I. Packer, Frank Retief, David Holloway, John Risbridger, John Stevens.
Melvin Tinker is Vicar of St John’s Newland, Chairman of Yorkshire Gospel Partnership, Co-director of Northern Training Course and is a leading member of the Anglican group 'REFORM'. He is a popular author on culture and faith. He is Married to Heather and they have 3 grown up sons.