Running on Empty: The Gospel for Women in Ministry Bancroft, Barbara 9781939946355
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  • Cover Type:
  • 212 Pages
  • Publisher: New Growth Press
  • Publication Date: April 2014
  • ISBN: SBANCRBARUNNINGONEMPTYTHEGOS9781939946355

Running on Empty: The Gospel for Women in Ministry

Bancroft, Barbara

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Don’t Just Prevent Burnout—Find Joy and Purpose Again

You began vocational ministry full of hope but now find yourself checking off a never–ending ‘to–do’ list. Barbara Bancroft presents a ministry vision that is positive without being fake, lifting the burden of stereotypes and expectations from women’s shoulders, and teaching them to depend on Jesus every day. With humor and compassion, she helps women rediscover joy and purpose in ministry.

  • Moves women beyond burnout prevention strategies to joy and purpose in ministry
  • Down–to–earth, humorous writing style disarms women reluctant to read another book about ministry
  • Realistic portrayal of ministry is positive without being fake, ringing true—yet offering hope—to those who struggle
  • Confronts expectations, stereotypes, and even the ‘mythic ministry model’ of Proverbs 31
  • Addresses disillusionment, isolation, and loneliness with compassion and hope
  • Gospel–centered with a kingdom focus, showing how the gospel works in us in order to accomplish God’s purposes
  • Questions and devotional material at the end of each chapter make it ideal for small group or individual use

Barbara Bancroft began ministry life with her husband Josiah in 1976. Since then she has worked with him in church planting, missions, and ministering in a large church. While her husband Josiah oversees missions at Serge, Barbara mentors and encourages the many missionary women and pastors’ wives they meet with all over the world.

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Publisher's Description

Don’t Just Prevent Burnout—Find Joy and Purpose Again

You began vocational ministry full of hope but now find yourself checking off a never–ending ‘to–do’ list. Barbara Bancroft presents a ministry vision that is positive without being fake, lifting the burden of stereotypes and expectations from women’s shoulders, and teaching them to depend on Jesus every day. With humor and compassion, she helps women rediscover joy and purpose in ministry.

  • Moves women beyond burnout prevention strategies to joy and purpose in ministry
  • Down–to–earth, humorous writing style disarms women reluctant to read another book about ministry
  • Realistic portrayal of ministry is positive without being fake, ringing true—yet offering hope—to those who struggle
  • Confronts expectations, stereotypes, and even the ‘mythic ministry model’ of Proverbs 31
  • Addresses disillusionment, isolation, and loneliness with compassion and hope
  • Gospel–centered with a kingdom focus, showing how the gospel works in us in order to accomplish God’s purposes
  • Questions and devotional material at the end of each chapter make it ideal for small group or individual use

Barbara Bancroft began ministry life with her husband Josiah in 1976. Since then she has worked with him in church planting, missions, and ministering in a large church. While her husband Josiah oversees missions at Serge, Barbara mentors and encourages the many missionary women and pastors’ wives they meet with all over the world.

  • Cover Type:
  • 212 Pages
  • Publisher: New Growth Press
  • Publication Date: April 2014
  • ISBN: SBANCRBARUNNINGONEMPTYTHEGOS9781939946355