Six ordained people tell their stories
call to ministry
The priest faces inward, toward liturgy and the sacraments. The layperson faces outward, toward everything else—everything.
Some churches have well-developed processes of assessment, support, and goal setting. Others have no review mechanism whatsoever.
There is much hand-wringing about the future of theological education. Yet graduates still follow the Spirit's call into some form of ministry.
Craddock let the word out that he would be available at no charge for preaching and teaching. Only non-seminary graduates should attend.