Joe H. Cothen has revised Equipped for Good Work with the help of his friend Jerry N. Barlow. Having lived the life of a pastor for more than forty years, Cothen brings firsthand experience to the discussion table with each of his topics. He addresses all aspects of building and working in a church, from its identity to its budget, and relations both with the staff and public. Along with his advice he offers support and encouragement for other members of the church, but he also reaches to the public with the messages of motivation behind the instruction.
In this new edition, the advice has been updated to assist with new problems brought on by the twenty-first century. The challenges in his profession are different but the lessons remain the same. Expanded indexes and reading lists add to this practical handbook that has served pastors time and time again.
About the Author
Dr. Joe H. Cothen, a graduate of Mississippi College and the University of Southern Mississippi, earned his doctor of theology degree from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 1955 and pastored for more than forty years in Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Dr. Cothen is also the author of The Preacher’s Notebook on Isaiah, Come to Bethlehem: The Christmas Story, and The Pulpit is Waiting, all published by Pelican.
EQUIPPED FOR GOOD WORK
A Guide for Pastors, 2nd Edition
By Joe H. Cothen
Revised by Joe H. Cothen and Jerry N. Barlow
352 pp. 5½ x 8½
Appendixes Notes 2nd ed.