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  • Sharing the gospel and new media: Series introduction

    Posted Nov 11, 2015 | New Media Project

    The word “gospel” is an Old English term for “good news,” which is literally the meaning of the Greek word euangelion. The Second Testament begins with multiple versions of this good news, each written from a different community and perspective. At the center of the Christian story is the good news, the gospel, of Jesus Christ. In no uncertain terms Jesus’ followers are called to share this good news with the world.

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  • The 7R’s of Sancturary

    Posted Nov 02, 2015 | Pastoral Excellence Network

    When I was a girl, I remember the “old folks” saying, “Lord, have mercy.” When I began seminary, I took to saying, “Lord, have mercy.” While it was gratifying that I was continuing this ancient ritual, declaring, “Lord, have mercy,” as I ran hither and yon was hardly restorative. I needed more: more for myself, and more for my leadership.

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  • Equipping Pastors’ Spouses for Their Role in Ministry

    Posted Oct 28, 2015 | Academy of Preaching and Celebration

    I recently came across a book entitled, “The Identification of Essential Components for Equipping Pastors’ Wives for Ministry,” by Tara Rawls Jenkins. The title was an eye opener for me because it was the first time I had seen in writing the idea that the role of a pastor’s spouse could be more successful if training were available alongside their clergy spouse.

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