You’ve just been given your first parish assignment. Whatever life experience you have been blessed to receive is about to be thoroughly tested and reconstituted.
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The massive responsibilities that a priest bears makes it difficult to read any article that begins “important tasks”. Yet if these are attended to, the smooth running office lightens other burdens.
Even Jesus grieved. Theologians say that “God died in the flesh.” Therefore, it is also possible to say that “God grieved in the flesh” inasmuch as Jesus was both fully man and fully God.
As every Christian intuitively, and sometimes consciously knows, our Lord Jesus Christ is the perfect model for leadership.
A number of study projects have generated extensive information assisting church leadership to understand the contemporary social, financial, congregational and personal dynamics that condition clergy lives and ministry. These projects created excellent resources to support pastoral leadership, clergy and their work. Links to these resources are found here.
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