The Rebirth of the Pastor-Theologian « Working out Salvation with Fear and Trembling

Very interesting article on generally how the position of the pastor has been ‘dumbed down’ in churches, but is making a comeback in gaining the knowledge and application of the Word.

“Then something terrible happened. People decided it was not the role of the pastor any longer to be
the pastor-theologian. On doors it read “Office” instead of “Study.” Pastors became executives and
long-range visionaries. They became warm fuzzy people whose goal it was to meet the felt needs of
people. You would find them reading People magazine to be “in touch” with culture more than they
would be reading Augustine to get in touch with theology. What happened?”

Read more: The Rebirth of the Pastor-Theologian

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One Response

  1. Thanks for the link brother!

    Allen Mickle

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