In the past, the BIC denomination produced a “Minister’s Manual” that was provided to all credentialed pastors. Although that practice was discontinued, this webpage provides a modern version of that manual.
The first section contains ministry resources to help you with the ongoing challenge of pastoring people through the various stages of life. This is not easy as many of these events happen all in the same week. Each week is busy enough but once you add a wedding or a funeral (or both) and suddenly things can feel overwhelming. Hopefully these resources will be time savers for you during the busyness of pastoral leadership.
Below are some management resources to help with the organizational aspects of church life. Most of us desired to be pastors to preach and pray and disciple people into a deeper faith. However, overseeing a congregation requires many other duties as well, not as compelling but definitely important.