With Eyes Lifted Up: The Pastor as Pray-er (Pastors' Conference 2008)

Speaker(s): Bruce Hindmarsh, Darrell Johnson, Marva Dawn
Date: May 6-9, 2008
Length: 9:44:49
Product ID: RGDL3810S

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"Pray-ers." It is who we are as pastors. Yes, praying is what we do as pastors: we are called to preach, to teach, to listen, to give counsel, to plan, to direct, to visit the sick, and to pray. We pray not because it is our duty; we pray because "pray-ers" is who we are.

Humans pray . . . Disciples of Jesus pray . . . Christian pastors pray, not because we must, but because we cannot imagine any other way to be. Praying is not only at the heart of the pastoral vocation; it is at the heart of the pastoral identity.

Let Bruce Hindmarsh, Darrell Johnson, and Marva Dawn give you fresh encouragement and guidance to engage this central reality of the pastoral vocation.


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Bruce Hindmarsh is the James M. Houston Professor of Spiritual Theology at Regent College. He also serves as the President of the American Society of Church History. He is author of John Newton and the English Evangelical Tradition: Between the Conversion of Wesley and Wilberforce and The Evangelical Conversion Narrative, and his articles have appeared in Church History and the Journal of Ecclesiastical History.

Darrell W. Johnson is Senior Minister at First Baptist Church in Vancouver and former Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology at Regent College. Before coming to Regent he served for 30 years as Preaching Pastor for churches in the United States and the Philippines. He continues to teach as a sessional lecturer at Regent College.

Marva Dawn is Teaching Fellow of Spiritual Theology at Regent College. She is also a prolific author, theologian and founder of Christians Equipped for Ministry. Her books include Keeping the Sabbath Wholly and Unfettered Hope: A Call to Faithful Living in an Affluent Society.

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