Before You Hire a Youth Pastor
A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding the Right FitCopyright © 2011 Mark DeVries and Jeff Dunn-Rankingroup.comsimplyyouthministry.comAll rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any manner whatsoeverwithout prior written permission from the publisher, except where noted in the text andin the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles and reviews. For information,e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to group.com/permissions.
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Before you hire a youth pastor : a step-by-step guide to ﬁ nding the right ﬁ t / Mark DeVries
and Jeff Dunn-Rankin.p. cm.ISBN 978-0-7644-7024-0 (pbk.)1. Church youth workers--Selection and appointment. 2. Clergy--Appointment, call, andelection. I. Dunn-Rankin, Jeff. II. Title.BV4447.D4488 2011254’.6--dc222011003656ISBN 978-0-7644-7024-010 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11Printed in the United States of America.