Book Summary: The first year of a new pastoral assignment in an established congregation is often referred to as the honeymoon phase, but this can be extremely misleading. Getting the first year right in a new pastoral assignment will actually require a profound understanding of the historical narrative [story] of the congregation, as well as discernment about the preparedness of the congregation to move into a season of transition.
Fishing Differently not only offers critical insight on this process and practical examples, but will also help pastors and church leaders access the marketplace for funding relevant and impactful ministries according to Jeremiah 29:7.
“Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you will prosper too.”