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Moving from seminary to first assignment at a congregation is always a challenge for a new pastor, but it’s even more so today. Helping young graduates become confident and effective is the goal of the Transition into Ministry program.

 

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While more evangelical students enter seminary with only parachurch experience, some leave with denominational credentials.

When Jackson Carroll began “Pulpit & Pew,” his large research project on pastoral leadership, he considered pastors a “troubled profession,” and braced himself for what his investigation might reveal. But five years of study, including a major national telephone survey and 23 focus groups across the country, convinced Carroll his gloomy forecast didn’t stand up.

Simplicity can be complicated. But its spiritual rewards are great.

The population drain that has plagued farm communities might also embolden them to develop a new kind of leadership.

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