The book covers topics like how to help others leave gracefully, how not to be upended when others choose to leave, how to have difficult conversations, and how to find unexpected opportunity in the challenge of new vacancies. It is full of practical help, including examples from pastors and churches across the US. It is also filled with compassion and wisdom—a pastoral book for pastors facing this difficult, nuanced, and often-emotional topic.
- Practical help for church leaders as they travel through the sometimes-rocky landscape of ministry.
- Encouraging stories from leaders who have navigated difficult passages.
- Scriptural inspiration for leaders to keep their focus on the ‘promised land’—the place where God is leading them—no matter what happens along the way.