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The M.Div/MBA - an idea whose time has come

The M.Div/MBA – an idea whose time has come

• May 13, 2013 • Comments (3)

In a seminar today I was told about a recent missiology dissertation, focusing on business as mission.  That is, not business as a platform for mission, but business itself as mission.  The idea is that in the context of a country closed to the gospel, the business missionary goes in not under the pretense of […]

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Category: Academics

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Ministry Is For Broken People

Ministry Is For Broken People

• August 16, 2010 • Comments (4)

The true reasons people go into ministry are manifold.  We’ve written at length about the need for divine calling.  But not surprisingly, there are human factors as well. One major human factor that is widely unacknowledged is personal brokenness.  I’ve never met anyone in ministry who didn’t have some level of emotional wounding in their […]

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Category: Emotional Health

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Supply Preaching during Seminary

Supply Preaching during Seminary

• October 1, 2008 • Comments (5)

I’ve had more than my share of preaching, teaching, and speaking opportunities since I began seminary studies. A lot of these have been repeat visits– during seminary, I preached 94 times in 23 different places. So I’ve been blessed to get some invitations to go back to places I’ve preached before. (I always appreciate the […]

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Category: Ministry

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Learn to Pray

Learn to Pray

• February 12, 2008 • Comments (4)

This may be the most important post I ever write. While you’re in seminary, before you launch out into full-time ministry, you must learn to pray. Nothing in your life will determine the power of your ministry and your survival in its stresses more than the strength of your personal prayer life. From J. Oswald […]

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Category: Spiritual life

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