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Overview John Killinger, author of Ten Things I Learned Wrong from a Conservative Church, offers this insightful, very honest, and even sometimes humorous look at the most important things all seminarians need to know-and aren't learning in seminary.
Publishers Description Helping new ministers as they enter into the church, this book offers a humorous look at the important things seminarians need to know. It discusses difficult issues new ministers and seminary students will face in the church, and also considers issues not covered in seminary.
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Studio: The Crossroad Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.32" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.54 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2006
Publisher The Crossroad Publishing Company
ISBN 082452392X ISBN13 9780824523923
Availability 0 units.
More About John Killinger
JOHN KILLINGER is a renowned preacher, teacher, and author who has served in several notable church and seminary positions, including that of executive minister and theologian in residence at Marble Collegiate Church in New York City.
John Killinger currently resides in the state of Michigan.
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An absolute "must-read" for anyone contemplating any type of church career or service. Jan 6, 2007
Theologist, churchman and former seminary professor John Killinger presents Seven Things They Don't Teach You In Seminary, a no-nonsense guide to the practical, real-world truths that every prospective minister should know - truths that are driven home through sometimes bitter experience. Among the important real-world lessons that Seven Things They Don't Teach You In Seminary expounds are "Churches Are Really Institutions, Not Centers of Spirituality", "Every Successful Minister Is Drowning in a Sea of Minutiae", "There Is a Meanness in Some Church Members that Is Simply Incredible", and "The Calling to Be a Minister Transcends All the Problems that Being a Minister Entails". An absolute "must-read" for anyone contemplating any type of church career or service.