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Going pro: Reflections on becoming a minister

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Have you heard? I’ve decided to ‘go pro’. Not in golf, but in religion. Yeah. The church. Of all the good ideas I’ve had, being ordained as a minister is not one of them. I mean look at the church. Catholic clergy and congregations alike are reeling over the extent of sexual abuse allegations – against children of all people. If it ...

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You Had One Job. (Kind, Honest and Useless)

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When I was in seminary, we had a great unit called “Foundations of Ministry”. In it, we reflected on how others have have embraced their distinctiveness to minister, and how “who we are” impacts on our ministry. We were once asked what were the qualities of a good pastor. In our groups we discussed and brought our responses together. We ...

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