Jason Byassee: We may all be headed to bivocational ministry

By Jason Byassee Butler Chair in Homiletics and Biblical Hermeneutics, Vancouver School of Theology FacebookTwitterEmailPrint Our institutions have to become more nimble, more entrepreneurial, more missional if they’re going to have futures, says a theologian and pastor. And that means a change in the nature of ministry. Monday, June 3, 2013 Editor’s note: This is … Continue reading “Jason Byassee: We may all be headed to bivocational ministry”

It’s time to recalibrate expectations for clergy

By Nathan Kirkpatrick Managing director, Leadership Education at Duke Divinity FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   Denominations and congregations have based their expectations on full-time, paid ministry — and yet the trend is toward part-time, bivocational and unpaid clergy. Tuesday, August 5, 2014   Earlier this year, I taught an introductory parish leadership class to 40 part-time local church pastors. … Continue reading “It’s time to recalibrate expectations for clergy”