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1916 Excerpt: ...weakling preachers. Tell about strong men who are
reactionary. Give specimens of their utterances to discount
co-operative effort. Why do they have much success in such efforts
to discourage Kingdom work? Are such people really Christians? 9.
Tell how the preacher is the key. Tell of good work many pastors
have accomplished. Can the denomination escape its own
responsibility by calling the preacher the key? 10. Tell of the
"rusty locks." Show how churches have a psychological paralysis.
Tell about pastoral support and the necessity of many pastors
making a living outside of the ministry. Show that we cannot waive
the matter aside by calling the pastor the key. 11. Show how vision
is necessary for successful rural pastoral service. Illustrate this
by the story of Oberlin. Will Oberlin be remembered for "burying"
himself to do good? Tell about the proper limitations of ambition
for the preacher. 12. Show why the missionary spirit is necessary
in rural church service. Give some of the hardships of the rural
pastorate. On what condition will such hardships become attractive
to capable young preachers? 13. Show how among Southern Baptists
evangelism has largely eclipsed the passion to develop the new
life. Have we had good educational progress? What does the
once-a-month program implicitly confess? Tell of the subjects which
most rural preachers treat in sermons. Name a radical defect in
many of these. What effect on the situation has the increasing
number of educated country people? 14. Tell of our duty to help
rural pastors to be more efficient. What would now be a suitable
moral equivalent for the rugged strength and devotion of the
pioneer preachers? Tell of the value of good books and ministers'
institutes for special study. Tell what is...
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Victor Irvine Masters
||246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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