Two weeks ago, I went before the Board of Ordained Ministry for my ordination interview. After all the questions that they had for me, I had the opportunity to ask, “What advice do you have for someone who is in his fourth year of ministry?” I received some great responses. Be open – You may […]
Blog Hiatus – Suggestions?
I am taking a blogging hiatus for the rest of the week. I will be traveling to a Kansas West residency event in the first part of the week and to visit Nicole’s family of origin in North Carolina in the latter part of the week. In the meantime, I am looking for your guidance. […]
This week, Bishop Jones announced that Rev. Steven Blair will be appointed to Resurrection on November 1 and will be responsible for those whose last names begin with M through R. You can read the full update to Resurrection here. I have known Steven for several years and he is an excellent pastor and a […]
Speedlinking – May 14, 2008
By now deviantmonk will be halfway through 30 days on 30 dollars. Read about the genesis of the idea here. Michael has a great top 10 list on church leadership at Some Things I’ve Learned So Far. Pastoral Wisdom is a gleaning of just that from conversations Will Willimon has had with retired pastors. What […]
Advice, Suggestions and Self-Reflection
Last week I interviewed for a clinical pastoral education position at St. Luke’s Hospital. One of the questions that I try to ask any interview team is this – What advice would you have for me (as a person in his second year of professional ministry)? I received the following responses from the interview team […]