Shifting sands: Wishing for seminary, thriving without it | Baptist News Global

bng-logoWhat happens when there’s no time for theological education?

By Norman Jameson

Even while thriving on the staff of three North Carolina Baptist organizations — first as an information technology guru, then in church relations — Shane Nixon always wanted to be a pastor.

He felt called to it. He loved to preach and he studied preaching and preachers like a lion studies the habits of antelope around a watering hole. He still listens to two sermons daily as a spiritual discipline, intent on the style and substance of preachers from across the theological spectrum. Continue reading →


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