Continuing Education for Pastors


For Life of World‘When a pastor says “I don’t have time to study”, he is confessing that he doesn’t have time for the ministry.’

This is the beginning of an article on the importance of pastors’ continuing education published in For the life of the world, March, 2015. [The official magazine of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana (]

You can read the whole of that article by clicking here.

This edition of For the life of the world contains a number of articles of Continuing Education for Pastors, and CTS, Fort Wayne, have given their permission for us to reproduce those articles here. They are:

**  The importance of continuing education for pastors (E Lassmann)

**  Serving as pastors: always learning (J Sheafer)

**  Alumni and continuing education (T Puls)

**  Continue in the word (D McMinn)

For those of you who would like to explore the whole of that edition, it is available below in two formats:

**  Hard copy PDF file

**  Online


‘Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.’ (2 Pet 3:18)

Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” (Socrates)

“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” (Albert Einstein)

‘(We ask) that you…participate in the Church’s program of continuing education for pastors in order to equip yourself better for ministry and adopt a cooperative attitude with us in determining the course which will best develop your ministry.’ (LCA Letter of Call to a Pastor)

Quotes on lifelong learning.

More quotes on lifelong learning

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