This page is meant to provide links to and highlights of various resources you will find useful as a bivocational minister. Please let me know of any other resources which should go here!
Dennis Bickers excellent blog on Bivocational Ministry http://bivocationalministry.blogspot.com/
Statistics and Research
Good article on “The Contour of Pastoral Ministry” by Nazarene Pensions and Benefits http://pbusa.org/search/enewssubject/enewstax/756-20121keith
“Picture of Bivocational Pastors in the Church of the Nazarene” Nazarene Bivocational Pastors
“Bivocational Pastoring in a Binary World” Northwest Ministry Network (AG)
“Preaching To Reach Pre-Christians” Northwest Ministry Network (AG)
Bivocational Small Church Leadership Network (Southern Baptist) http://www.bivosmallchurch.net/
“8 Reasons To Be a Bivocational Pastor” http://pastors.com/8-reasons-to-be-a-bivocational-pastor/
“The Demands And Benefits of the Bivocational Minister” http://www.lifeway.com/Article/pastor-bivocational-minister-demands-benefits
“Sunday’s a Comin’: The Preaching Ministry for the Bi-Vocational Pastor” http://www.preachersmagazine.com/sunday-s-a-comin-the-preaching-ministry-for-the-bi-vocational-pastor/
“10 suggestions/thoughts on bi-vocational ministry by Todd Hiestand” http://www.toddhiestand.com/10-suggestionsthoughts-on-bi-vocational-ministry/9/
“Sermon Preparation Steps for Bivocational Pastors” http://www.lifeway.com/Article/Sermon-preparation-steps-for-bivocational-pastors
“Living Fully Called, But Not Fully Funded” by Linda Lowry at Exponential.Org “Living Fully Called, But Not Fully Funded”
“The Dangers of Bivocational Ministry” by Beau Underwood at Sojourners Magazine http://sojo.net/blogs/2014/07/30/dangers-bi-vocational-ministry
“State of Church Planting in the U.S. 2015 Report” from Newchurches.com https://newchurches.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/NewChurches.com-State-of-Church-Planting-in-the-U.S.-2015-Report.pdf
Books to read
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Free Resources from Exponential.Org Audio, video, eBooks and more! Take a look…a lot of church planting stuff, but also much on bivopastors in general.