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  • A question asked by the unsure: Am I good enough to be a pastor’s spouse?

    Posted Oct 20, 2014 | Academy of Preaching and Celebration

    By Joyce Thomas | “Am I good enough to be a pastor’s spouse?” is a question often asked by spouses (especially females) who are just entering into ministry with their clergy spouse. Though pastors’ spouses are excited about partnering with a person who loves God and wants to serve God and God’s people, many feel they can never measure up to the role they think is expected.

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  • A place to be

    Posted Oct 15, 2014 | The Discipleship Project

    By Heath Jones | For four years I took something for granted that I have since learned to cherish. That is, community. Community simply happened around me in my four years of undergrad education. I could venture out into the hallway of my dormitory at any moment to find life and energy. Friendships developed and were sustained with little effort because paths crossed organically.

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  • Social media beyond Facebook and Twitter

    Posted Oct 14, 2014 |

    By Verity A. Jones | It’s fun to lead a workshop full of religion people who know all they want to know about Facebook and Twitter and are ready to discuss other platforms. The reality of the religion world (churches and organizations) is that every audience I’ve met includes people who use flip phones and avoid Facebook, as well as folks who are Tweeting what I say as I say it.

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