Seminary 2050

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Theological schools and church leaders need to accept collective and unambiguous accountability for developing excellent clergy—leaders with the qualifications, capabilities and credentials to shape communities in the life-giving message of God’s grace, justice and reconciliation.

Schools will need to strive for this amidst dramatic cultural change—pluralism, globalization and a society driven by individualism and consumerism—and a culture in which some people switch congregations as nonchalantly as they upgrade cell phones. Future ministers will need even greater skills, integrity and wisdom in their calling to build community.

 

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