I suppose that being in a Reformed seminary this phenomenon should be greeted with enthusiasm. However, this new form of Calvinism seems to embody some of the worst sort of arrogance and lack of relational grace.
Around the seminary we talk a lot about “calling”. Here is a great essay which digs a little deeper into the concept of “calling.”
Great quote from chapter ten of Guder’s Be My Witnesses.
How much do pastors value their seminary education? What is important to churches in hiring staff? Here are the results of a survey of 1000 Protestant pastors.
Who are we as Presbyterian congregations? How do the demographics of those sitting in our pews differ from the other churches around us? Here’s one snapshot.
Talking about the “dechurched” is a relatively new, but growing, phenomenon. Jethani describes his observations about those who grew up in a very “churched” environment, but have subsequently left.
A short biography of Patrick of Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day.
Links to a blog discussion.