Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.

—Proverbs 9:9

Upon announcing his retirement, Daryl Ward documented ministry lessons for the elected successor, his son, Joshua. Loosely modeled after Apostle Paul’s writings to mentees like Timothy, Letters to My Son: Advice for Today’s Pastors and Christian Leaders extends his experiences to emerging church leaders seeking new sources of inspiration.

In this book, you will learn:

  • Strategies to manage administrative and leadership teams
  • Fresh, proven insights about marriage and ministry
  • Techniques to enhance your partnership with God to fulfill your call

“Poignant, painful, profound. Daryl Ward’s epistolary ephod passes the mantle of ministry in gem-studded nuggets of knowledge and advice. Everyone who serves in church should pick up this baton.”

—Dr. Leonard Sweet, best-selling author, professor and founder of

As a nationally recognized pastor and seminarian, Daryl Ward speaks to the needs of the un-churched and at-risk urban communities. With innovative programming, he and his wife, Co-Pastor Vanessa, led Omega Baptist Church to embrace its “church unusual” identity. During his thirty years of service, the ministry grew from 100 to 4,000 members at its peak.

ISBN-13: 978-0-9962991-3-8

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Letters to My Son Advice for Todays Pastors and Christian Leaders