Many practicing ministers neglect general reading under the belief that such reading is a luxury, not a vocational responsibility. However, research into the formational capacity of reading demonstrates that ministers do well to read widely and curiously, as general reading forms the minister’s person and sharpens his or her vocational skills in four key areas of ministry: preaching, pastoral caregiving, vision-casting, and administration.
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|The Pastor-Reader: How a Program of Regular Reading Is Formational for Practicing Ministers ()
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