You Have Been Called to Pastor a Church; Don’t Forget Your Calling as a Husband and Father
Today, while many pastors are busy serving their church, their responsibilities as a husband and father are neglected and forgotten. Family relationships suffer. Marriages struggle. Children grow up resenting the church. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
Featuring insights from the perspective of both a pastor and his wife — The Pastor’s Family identifies the complicated burdens and expectations that ministry brings to the life of a family and offers hope for struggling families that is rooted in the good news of the gospel. Pastor Brian Croft and his wife, Cara, offer practical advice on raising children in a ministry family, highlighting the thrill of serving together and the wonderful opportunities pastors have to train their children and lead their families.
“Pastors and their families need a book like this — a kind of field manual — that speaks to the various demands and expectations they face and provides gospel-centered, family-focused guidance. This book delves into the hearts of each member of the pastor’s household and offers helpful counsel in shepherding each one according to God’s Word, so that the family can serve together joyfully in the work of the ministry.” — Thabiti & Kristie Anyabwile, from the foreword