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The Vulnerable Pastor

The Vulnerable Pastor

How Human Limitations Empower Our Ministry

by Mandy Smith

"This isn't a book just for pastors but for all of us who want to be 'real' with ourselves, others and God." —Ruth Graham, author of "In Every Pew Sits a Broken Heart"

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

Mandy Smith unpacks the biblical paradox that God's strength is revealed through our human weakness.

Leading, Vulnerably: A Q&A with Mandy Smith

Leading, Vulnerably: A Q&A with Mandy Smith

When so many are disillusioned by a manipulative or dogmatic church, how refreshing will it be to find the church lead by those who know how to listen and don’t need to control?

Praise for

Praise for "The Vulnerable Pastor"

"No kidding: If I could make one new book magically appear on the bedside table of every minister, priest, deacon and elder in North America, 'The Vulnerable Pastor' would be it."

Read an Except from

Read an Except from "The Vulnerable Pastor"

"Do you ever feel like you're making it up as you go along?" ~from the book

"The Vulnerable Pastor" Facebook

Let your guard down and join the conversation about the book on Facebook!

Becoming a Vulnerable Leader: 3 Reasons It's Easier Said Than Done

Becoming a Vulnerable Leader: 3 Reasons It's Easier Said Than Done

"I had, in my limited way, tried to model Jesus. And, in doing so, I felt weak, dumb, ashamed. What is wrong with us that Christlike leadership has become shameful?" ~Mandy Smith

Talking Points for

Talking Points for "The Vulnerable Pastor"

"Are leaders really meant to be strong, seemingly unshakable individuals? Or should they have the ability to call on God in times of weakness?"

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

Grace Sufficient for Every Need: On

Grace Sufficient for Every Need: On "The Vulnerable Pastor"

Smith has discovered that our limitations are the womb of possibility and that when we are weak, we are strong in God.

5 Favorite Quotes From Mandy Smith's

5 Favorite Quotes From Mandy Smith's "The Vulnerable Pastor"

Morgan Guyton

It's very comforting and liberating to read someone writing about ministry coming from a place of survival and human limitations rather than pristine, grandiose visions.

Not Work-Life Balance, But Abundant Life

Not Work-Life Balance, But Abundant Life

About Jennifer Woodruff Tait

There is still room to start being human in the little things.

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