A culture that exalts the image of the self will also sing along to Amazing Grace. Past generations of Christians had little problem thinking of themselves as wretches (in contrast to wretched). What do they think they’re singing? From Fleming Rutledge. It is baffling that our whole society knows and apparently loves to sing “Amazing …

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The Care Of Souls by Harold Senkbeil is a book about pastoral ministry that focuses on the pastoral role as ministering grace, rather than managerial or therapeutic. In writing about being a pastor, Senkbeil describes how the acts of pastoral craft move from being habits to what he terms habitus, and how the pastor moves …

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