When a preacher stays a long time, usually the church doesn’t like the next preacher. I volunteer to be the next preacher they don’t like. During the six to eighteen months Gail and I work with them, they have time to grieve their losses and wisely select their next preacher. This book describes how we do it.
Between Preachers — Coaching and Encouragement for Churches and Preachers in Transition
By Jerrie Barber