The Journey Blog

Reflections on the art of leading

Five Culture-shaping Practices - Collaborative Community

Everyone knows that Theological education is vital and necessary for ministry leaders. Many seminaries do this quite well. If you have a conversation with a pastor about this you will find that seminary education is only the beginning of learning. For the newly ordained minister or ministry leader it all remains mostly theory until the experience of immersion into parish or parachurch ministry.

One of the wise things Jesus did in training and spiritually forming the disciples was to make use of every life situation as a learning laboratory.

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