Pastor Chris Freeland has written a phenomenal Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) dissertation on the critical topic of leadership succession in the local church.
Entitled, The First Five Years: Critical Factors to the Successful Intentional Transition from a Long-Tenured Senior Pastor, Freeland highlights three essential factors for passing the baton forward to the next generation.
If you are preparing to ford the uncrossable river of pastoral succession in your church this work can provide some vital insights from real-life church leadership transitions.
As a gift for your reading pleasure you can download the full dissertation for the iPad or the Kindle.
Thanks Chris for sharing your great work with us!