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  • Clergy coaching when “this changes everything”

    Posted Oct 23, 2014 | Pastoral Excellence Network

    By Lawrence Peers | Naomi Klein concludes her recent book, This Changes Everything, by sharing her discussion with a friend about what she should ask a world leader she was going to be meeting. The friend said, “Ask him: History knocked on your door; did you answer?” Klein concludes, “That’s a good question, for all of us.”

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  • A question asked by the unsure: Am I good enough to be a pastor’s spouse?

    Posted Oct 20, 2014 | Academy of Preaching and Celebration

    By Joyce Thomas | “Am I good enough to be a pastor’s spouse?” is a question often asked by spouses (especially females) who are just entering into ministry with their clergy spouse. Though pastors’ spouses are excited about partnering with a person who loves God and wants to serve God and God’s people, many feel they can never measure up to the role they think is expected.

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  • A place to be

    Posted Oct 15, 2014 | The Discipleship Project

    By Heath Jones | For four years I took something for granted that I have since learned to cherish. That is, community. Community simply happened around me in my four years of undergrad education. I could venture out into the hallway of my dormitory at any moment to find life and energy. Friendships developed and were sustained with little effort because paths crossed organically.

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