Bickers, Dennis W.  The Bivocational Pastor: Two Jobs, One Ministry. Kansas City, MO: Beacon Hill Press, 2004.

Offers a more biblical way to measure the success of a bivocational church than merely counting "nickels and noses" and offers guidance on how to enjoy a successful bivocational ministry.


Bickers, Dennis W. The Tentmaking Pastor: The Joy of Bivocational Ministry. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books 2000.

Explores the validity of the call to bivocational ministry, the advantages and disadvantages of such ministry, and addresses some ministry practices that will be helpful to the bivocational minister.