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#3-Top Ten Things I Learned in Seminary – Biblical Exegesis and Hermeneutics are Essential to Biblical Preaching and Teaching.

Exegetical Fallacies #3- Biblical Exegesis and Hermeneutics are Essential to Biblical Preaching and Teaching. 2Tim. 4:1-5   I solemnly charge you before God and Christ Jesus, who is going to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his … Continue reading

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#4 Top Ten Things I Learned in Seminary – Self-Evaluation is Crucial in Ministry

#4- Self-Evaluation is Crucial in Ministry Being an honest evaluator of yourself is a key to building a solid foundation of ministry.  You need to be honest with what you are good at, what you’re not so good at, and … Continue reading

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#5 Top Ten Things I Learned in Seminary – You Need To Own Your Own Journey

#5 – You Need To Own Your Own Journey My fifth learning goes along with my sixth.  What I mean by owning your own journey is that while faculty, staff, friends, classmates are around to help you get to a … Continue reading

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#6 Top Ten Things I Learned in Seminary – Spiritual Disciplines are Essential

#6- Spiritual Disciplines are Essential. Entering Seminary I heard tales of Seminary becoming a Cemetery of ones passion and spiritual vitality. At the end of Seminary, I think this is totally possible.  But it is not the Seminary’s Fault when … Continue reading

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#7 Top Ten Things I Learned in Seminary-Mentorship is Essential for Longevity in Ministry

#7- Mentorship is Essential For Longevity In MinistryThere are two ways mentorship is essential to longevity in ministry.  One is being a mentee, the other is being a mentor. As a Mentee: Being mentored helps you learn as you find … Continue reading

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#8 Top Ten Things I Learned in Seminary – Good Mentors Are Hard To Find

#8- Good Mentors Are Hard To Find. Mentors and people who can feed into your life are important to have when one is in ministry.  In ministry, finding a person or two who can feed directly in your life is … Continue reading

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#9 Top Ten Things I Learned in Seminary Network with other Godly Ministers

#9- Network with Other Godly Ministers. As iron sharpens iron, so does one sharpen another… I think this was the biggest challenge for me during my seminary years.  It was a learning that when in ministry, you need to network with … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things I Learned in Seminary #10-Attending Seminary Won’t Make You More Called

For my last week of Seminary, I’ve decided to reflect on the top ten things that I’ve learned these last four years.   #10- Attending Seminary Won’t Make You More Called. Observing myself and my classmates these four years, I’ve … Continue reading

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