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House, M., & Robertson, D. (2010). Field based, supervised theological education. Ministry: International Journal for Pastors, 82(7/8), 40-44. Retrieved from

ISSN: 0026-5314


Churches expect exceptional leadership from their pastors to lead in the ministry and mission of their local congregation. Every time a new pastor is appointed to their church, many members hold their breath, praying that their new leader will rise up to their expectations. When ministerial interns enter their first parish, they hope that their training has prepared them for the demands they know they will face in their new appointment.


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