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You answered God’s call and came to seminary to prepare for ministry. How will that happen? Before you graduate you will read scores of books, sit through hundreds of hours of classes, write papers and pass exams. But that will not guarantee preparation for ministry. Your spiritual and vocational formation is the heart of preparation for ministry. A servant of God is formed through the integration of Being, Knowing, and Doing. It takes place in community, as God graciously works in and through each person. Formation calls for biblical/theological and theoretical foundations, the developing of ministry skills, the doing of those skills in field experience and opportunity to reflect with others on what is being learned.
Asbury Theological Seminary
SM711, Youth, Education, SM511, SM712, SM611, Kentucky, Fall, SM512, SM612, Christian, Ministry