I've talked in the last couple of posts about the far too large numbers of ministers leaving full-time ministry. All such posts are somewhat dangerous because of the blogosphere's propensity toward judmentalism and axe-grinding. The last thing I want is to come across as self-serving through this series of posts.
In the previous video blog about ministry skill, I said that Churches of Christ tend to stress knowledge over practice. This causes us to know more about ministry than we practice…to have more professors of anatomy than M.D.'s that practice medicine. Both are needed. Let me explain further. If one