Saturday, September 30, 2006

Career Approach to Ministry

Seminarians Face Pulpit Shortage - washingtonpost.com

There are just so many things backwards and wrong about this article, I don't know where to start. It does, however provide some interesting insight into the perspective that many likely share about "religious work." Here's one excerpt:
Only about 50 to 65 percent of the approximately 8,000 new theology school
graduates with masters of divinity degrees "are finding positions in
congregational ministry," said Daniel Aleshire, executive director of the
Association of Theological Schools [ATS] in the United States and Canada.

2 comments:

Jennifer said...

I'll have to get onto the father-in-law for refusing to retire...

Colby Willen said...

Yes, I'm sure that's the problem.