What would it help to know?

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Yesterday I commented on the need of the pastor to be informed on a whole range of issues outside of their specific expertise in Biblical studies.  We cannot and should not seek to become experts in every field but there are things we can do to help pastors be prepared for this aspect of ministry.… Continue reading What would it help to know?

I didn’t expect to need to know that

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It’s been wryly noted that we suddenly have become experts in virology and epidemiology.  Two years ago many of us didn’t even know that epidemiology existed. Today, we use terms like “R rate” freely and talk confidently about the impact of this or that variant and the efficacy of different NPIs. Similarly, I remember at… Continue reading I didn’t expect to need to know that