I would highly recommend this book to any pastor or ministry leader.
We need to read creation as God's handiwork, following the lead of Annie Dillard, whose Pilgrim at Tinker Creek Peterson finds must instructive.
It is easy, when reading a book, to "fall in love"with an author or the concepts he or she discusses in it.
Quite often when I read Eugene Peterson on pastoring I feel my blood pressure dropping and my spirit settling into the place it longs to be. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Phillip H. Steiger
A must read for any pastor. This is the best book I have read on Pastoral Ministry. Nothing can truly prepare someone for pastoral ministry. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Nathan Headley
I thouroughly enjoyed reading this book, for it challenged me to return to ministry basics and to God's calling and purpose for my life. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tom Hill
I have fallen in love with Peterson's writing and am ordering all his books. His love of words resonates in me. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Linda Roney
Whether a pastor, aspiring pastor, or anyone in some kind of spiritual authority (parent, teacher, etc. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Michael Taylor
I'm thoroughly enjoying the depth and insight Eugene Peterson brings forth in his writing. In a time where the church has blended with culture, business, and marketing practices... Read morePublished 7 months ago by M Douglas Otten
This is a great book. It has helped me remember that even as a pastor I am first a child of God seeking to support others to know their identity as Child of God.Published 8 months ago by StevenE
This book is filled with practical insights and the deep wisdom of someone who has carefully tended his own spiritual life and can, therefore, nurture others.Published 9 months ago by Pastor
I have had the pleasure of taking a class in which we used this book, I didn't get the chance to buy it and I thought what a great book, this I need in my Library at home, so here... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Lucille Duckworth