Research tells us that pastors are 52 % more likely than the general population to have experienced loneliness in the last three months. Our ministry leaders need close relationships to prevent burnout, fatigue and isolation. Thankfully, Michael Lewis and Andy Spencer are not only aware of these statistics, they’re doing something about them.
Pastor Michael is an effective, relevant ministry leader and passionate example and messenger of Great Commission living Empowered by Great Commandment love. He’s also human. Lift Your Pastor tells Michael’s story and how he has been able to ride out the increasing demands of ministry because of God’s provision of a Pastor’s Advocate.
Andy is a faithful church leader, successful businessman and world-class encourager. Lift Your Pastor shows how Andy has learned to support, encourage and care for his pastor. His role as Pastor’s Advocate serves as an example for us all.
"Our world needs confident, committed pastors who will champion the name of Jesus and lift the mantle of God and His people. Pastors, this book is for you. Let this resource remind you of how the people of God can support you as you carry out the calling of God. Advocates, this book is for you. May this resource show you how to lift up your pastor and allow him to more effectively live out God’s ultimate purpose and calling." Dr. David Ferguson, Executive Director of the Great Commandment Network