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Becoming a Pastor Theologian: New Possibilities for Church Leadership

Becoming a Pastor Theologian: New Possibilities for Church Leadership

by Todd Wilson and Gerald L. Hiestand

The roles of pastor and theologian have gone their separate ways. Throughout much of the church's history, these two roles have been deeply intertwined, but in our contemporary setting, a troubling bifurcation between them has developed. The result has been a theologically weakened church and an ecclesially weakened theology. The C… Read more…

Tending Soul, Mind, and Body: The Art and Science of Spiritual Formation

Tending Soul, Mind, and Body: The Art and Science of Spiritual Formation

by Todd Wilson and Gerald L. Hiestand

Throughout his ministry, Jesus consistently demonstrated his concern and love for the whole person: soul, mind, and body. That task is carried forward today by pastors and church leaders, who are called to care for people in the midst of individual circumstances as well as seismic cultural shifts. How might that calling be informed by recen… Read more…