Dr. Slider began his service as a United Methodist pastor on 1 January 1979, retired from the United Methodist Church on 1 June 2010, and transferred his ordination to the Free Methodist Church where he now serves as a pastor.
The "Lessons Learned" series is four books that look at different aspects of being a pastor in the United Methodist Church. Books and eBooks may be viewed and purchased on Amazon.com, on Dr. Slider's author page, and on the individual book pages listed below.
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- Advent: A Lesson Learned - A pastor plants a new church.
- Circles of Friends: A Lesson Learned - A pastor seeks to turn around decline in an established church.
- DYS-Connection: A Lesson Learned - A pastor struggles in the United Methodist appointment system.
- The Timber Line: A Lesson Learned - A denomination abandons churches for the least, lost, and left behind.