Pastors in transition : why clergy leave local church ministry / Dean R. Hoge & Jacqueline E. Wenger.
By: Hoge, Dean R.
Contributor(s): Wenger, Jacqueline E.Material type: TextSeries: Pulpit and pew series: Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., c2005Description: xiii, 257 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0802829082.Subject(s): Clergy -- Appointment, call, and election | Vocation -- Christianity
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-249) and index.
The setting -- Pastors who left local church ministry -- Pastors who preferred another kind of ministry -- Pastors who needed to care for children or family -- Pastors who had conflict in the congregation -- Pastors who had conflict with denominational leaders -- Pastors who were burned out or discouraged -- Pastors who left due to sexual misconduct -- Pastors who left due to divorce or marital problems -- Perspectives from judicatory leaders -- The impact of gender and sexuality -- Thinking about returning to the pastorate -- Summary and recommendations from pastors -- Appendix A. Past research on pastors who left local church ministry -- Appendix B. Research method -- Appendix C. Additional data tables -- Appendix D. Helpful books on problems facing pastors.
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