Words of Grace Christian Leader’s Handbook was written exclusively to assist pastors, ministers, priests, deacons and small group leaders in their duties serving our Lord Jesus Christ through His people. Words of Grace will aid you in performing: Weddings, funerals, baptisms, worship services, Communion, understanding your Call, baby dedications, conflict resolution, vision casting, connecting with your small groups and much more! Appropriate Scriptures and guiding principles have been placed in each section so you do not have to search through the handbook, your tablet or Bible. Your words and appearance as an officiant at Christian ceremonies and traditions are being recorded or broadcast live. This means that your time in front of a seemingly limited group will potentially exist for years online for all the world to see. This is why it is so important to “get it right the first time.” Use Words of Grace handbook as your constant companion in making sure that your personal delivery of Christian faith, hope, and love is made at the highest level of excellence. So, whether you are a minister, deacon, trustee, teacher, small group facilitator, usher, choir member or work in the nursery, we are all God’s servants, called to be His hands and feet in equipping the saints to do the work of His ministry. Let Words of Grace guide you as leaders to always:Love God!Love People!Share Christ!Make Disciples!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dr. Michael Morawski analyzed recent trends of moral failure and investigated the root causes of this dysfunctional behavior. He examined current rehabilitation programs for not only the offender, but also the healing process for the hurt congregation. His findings, combined with personal experience, helped develop a systematic and innovative approach to prevention and spiritual transformation. A must read for every leader!
Rev. Dr. Morawski is a devoted and brilliant man of God. With Words of Grace, "Pastor Mike" has formed his decades of hard won wisdom and insight into a masterful guide for Christian leaders. No one in the ministry of God's Word & Work should be without this practical handbook. Written with compassion and love for Christ, it contains every possible scenario faced by all of us working in today's Church. From selecting church staff, to managing the church, to baptisms, weddings and funerals - and everything in between - Words of Grace is a book you will want to keep with you at all times. It provides step-by-step directions for successfully navigating the demanding and diverse roles of those serving the Lord. If God has placed you in a position of authority, you are going to need Words of Grace in the coming days . . . probably much sooner than your realize!
– Strappy Happy
Pastor Mike's book, in my opinion, is the end-all be-all of ministry helps. It's clear, concise, and chock full of theological nuggets to help you in your Christian calling.
– Mark Daniels