Comments: opinion for Pentecost

Ben Reed's article seems just a wee bit out of place for Thinking Anglicans like myself. Mind you, his article here does reflect the Baptist Church emphasis - 50 % of the pastor's work load. One does wonder about the sacramental part of this ministry.

Posted by Father Ron Smith at Sunday, 27 May 2012 at 1:28am BST

"If we mess up…God is upset with us. "

Hm, not entirely sure this person has reflected on the Incarnation......

Posted by david rowett at Sunday, 27 May 2012 at 5:40pm BST

Missing from my previous comment - on Ben Reed's article - the word 'preaching' being 50% of a Baptist's ministry. This leaves little time for pastoral and sacramental ministry.

Posted by Father Ron Smith at Sunday, 27 May 2012 at 10:55pm BST

The thing I found troubling about Reed's article was the idea that he (and other Baptist ministers) work for God, while the rest of us work for our human employers.

Posted by Bill Dilworth at Wednesday, 30 May 2012 at 11:09am BST
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