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I highly recommend it, especially to those who may be curious as to what your pastor's life is REALLY like.
During his time with the congregation, the people loved him, rebelled against him, and in their own way made him feel welcome.
Set in southern Illinois (where I grew up!!!), Lischer, recently graduated from divinity school, gets a church.
This is an easy to read book about Richard's time as a pastor in a small church in Illinois. It was a good bible study book.Published 13 days ago by Eddleman
Every bit as entertaining and enjoyable, touching and heartwarming, humorous and engaging, rich and real as Garrison Keillor's beloved Midwestern tales — and all the more... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jason C
I had to read this book for a class and I found myself smiling throughout much of it as it reminded me of the church I grew up attending. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Sara K
This story of one minister's experiences in congregational ministry probably parallels other ministers' beginnings as it does mine. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Pilgrim
This should be mandatory reading for all those studying to be in ministry. Set in southern Illinois (where I grew up!!! Read morePublished 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
The book has a unique perspective that teaches us not to overlook the small things since then tend to have the biggest impact in our lives.Published 20 months ago by Boa Jon mo
Gil Rendle mentionned this as a "fun read" at a recent workshop when speaking of how gossip impacts a congregation. Read morePublished on May 6, 2012 by J. Kolwicz
I really enjoyed this book. I actually read it in seminary with some friends and we had a lot to talk about. I would definitely recommend it!Published on October 26, 2010 by AKHumble
My husband and I both delighted in reading this book and hated to see it end.Published on October 23, 2009 by RB