. What Books Should Pastors Read? Start with This One

What Books Should Pastors Read? Start with This One

Wondering what books pastors should read?

In The Care of Souls, Harold Senkbeil reminds readers of the joys and pitfalls of pastoral ministry in a way that only a pastor with a half-century of experience can. Christ-centered truth radiates from its pages, set aflame by Senkbeil’s gentle, warm style.

One reader put it this way: 

This is a truly beautiful book, not only in outward form (which it is, btw!) but in its beautiful prose and rich insight into being a pastor. Pastor Senkbeil speaks with insight, kindness, humility, and, most of all, wisdom. Real down-to-earth, real-life wisdom. 

And the awards agree. Of the many excellent books pastors should read, The Care of Souls is at the top of the list. 

The Care of Souls won The Gospel Coalition’s 2019 Ministry Book of the Year Award, a 2020 Christianity Today Book Award for Church/Pastoral Leadership, and the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) Christian Book Award. 

This is a truly beautiful book, not only in outward form (which it is, btw!) but in its beautiful prose and rich insight into being a pastor. Pastor Senkbeil speaks with insight, kindness, humility, and, most of all, wisdom. Real down-to-earth, real-life wisdom. 

As a busy pastor, you don’t have time to read countless books on pastoring—you’re too busy actually pastoring. You may not even have time for two or three books on pastoring right now.

But if you only have time for one, make it this one.  Get The Care of Souls today.

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