By Thomas W. Currie
"In brooding about ministry, Currie combines honesty with desire, sound theology with sensible recommendation, pleasure with lament. notwithstanding he bargains his nice insights as assistance and encouragement for brand spanking new pastors, examining this booklet towards the tip of my ministry can testify there's maintaining nourishment right here for the pro (fatigued? despondent?) pastor too. no one does a greater activity encouraging us pastors in our vocation and giving us what we want for this not easy, pleased trip that's the pastoral ministry."
--Will Willimon, United Methodist bishop, retired, and Professor of the perform of Christian Ministry, Duke Divinity college
"Bread for the Journey is a doxology sung in theological, pastoral, and ecclesiological language. Currie offers glimpses of Barth and Bonhoeffer, modern theologians and medieval poetry, Bible tales and residing saints, all lifted as much as aid form God's covenant humans for carrier. this can be certainly a nourishing booklet; each one brief mirrored image invaluable of cautious studying, and the total a robust testimony to Jesus Christ."
--Jill Duffield, editor, The Presbyterian Outlook
"This selection of Tom Currie's weekly reflections, addressed to at least one specific seminary group throughout his thirteen-year deanship there, is now provided as a primer in devoted dwelling and pondering. Tom's scholarly brain and pastor's center succeed in deeply in the course of the accrued reminiscence of the Church to mine and make proper the treasure of its knowledge within the face of the demanding situations of those days. learn it devotionally, or in group. it's going to bless and inspire you."
--Theodore J. Wardlaw, President, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
A Presbyterian minister, Tom Currie used to be known as in 2001 to function the organizing dean of Union Presbyterian Seminary's campus in Charlotte, N. Carolina. in the course of his 13 years as dean, Currie wrote weekly notes to his scholars, lots of which handled the fun and demanding situations of getting ready for ministry. integrated during this booklet is a range of these notes that supply desire and idea to all who stroll alongside this path.
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Bread for the Journey: Notes to Those Preparing for Ministry by Thomas W. Currie