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By Douglas Purnell,Charles R. Foster

ISBN-10: 1498255094

ISBN-13: 9781498255097

ISBN-10: 1608991229

ISBN-13: 9781608991228

An skilled pastoral practitioner writes with poetic perception and reflective self-discipline concerning the perform of ministry and the lifetime of the priestly individual. Doug Purnell can also be a certified artist and the publication stocks a lot of his drawings as a part of the textual content. His publication will contact you deeply. it's going to now not be a gradual learn, however it may be ministry shaping. you are going to imagine in new methods approximately ministry and concerning the function of the priestly individual due to studying this publication. you'll be enriched.

"Artist, minister, student, and instructor, Douglas Purnell creates an built-in portrait of what an implicated ministry appears like amidst painful and hard situations. He skillfully interweaves photograph and textual content in a therapeutic narrative that finds the guts of ministry in day-by-day residing inside of community."
--Carmen Nanko-Fernández
Catholic Theological Union, Chicago

"As if he have been portray on one in all his canvases, Doug Purnell has created an amazingly special panorama that incorporates his personal struggles to reclaim his name to ministry amidst the lived reports of the folk of St. Ives Parish. The reader is invited inside of an intimate, fiercely sincere mirrored image on pastoral perform as we take heed to a pastor take heed to himself for the sake of being in ministry authentically."
--Herbert Anderson
Pacific Lutheran Theological Union and the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley

"Purnell's paintings is a witness to the truth that he seeks stability in being someone, being a accomplice, being a mother or father, being a pastor, and being an artist. he's inspirational and transformational as he explores the inevitable rigidity among being in ministry and doing ministry. each pastoral chief who wonders approximately messages of being 'excellent' in ministry should still learn this book!"
--Jaco Hamman
Western Theological Seminary, Holland, Michigan

Douglas Purnell is the minister of the St Ives congregation of the Uniting Church in Australia, in suburban Sydney. He has spent virtually 40 years in ministry together with ten years as a professor of Pastoral Theology at United Theological university, Sydney. he's the writer of dialog as Ministry and a pro artist who has had 4 phrases as artist-in-residence at seminaries within the USA.

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