10 things I learned in seminary

September 7, 2008

Seminary is a great time for developing professionally and personally.

Seminary was a rich experience for me. My seminary journey stays with me and impacts my life to this day.

1. I love to learn.

2. Biblical languages are important.

3. Small groups are needed.

4. Interpersonal relationship skills are needed.

5. Conflict management is needed.

6. Vision casting is a dying/dead art.

7. Strong leadership is a must.

8. Preaching is a small part of pastoral ministry.

9. I can live without snow.

10. I have lasting relationships.



  1. Hey Ben,

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  2. Great list. Well done.

  3. I learned that seminarians need computer help.

    Looks like you snagged mcphaull.com … awesome!

  4. […] 5. 10 things I learned in seminary […]

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