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malcolm chamberlain

musings about the emerging church, mission and contemporary culture...

God is at large, intimately involved in his world in ways that the church is maybe just waking up to!

pioneers and pastors...

Thursday, September 17, 2009

This is a really interesting and challenging conversation prompted by Mark Berry's initial honest post about his struggle with the church's unstated expectation that pioneers will become pastors. I'm particularly stuck by Mark's comment later in the thread where he writes, in response to one person's practical question, "I don't think it necessarily means moving to a new place... but about keeping true to gifting in community... as I say it seems to be generally accepted/expected that Pioneers will become Pastors, but that assumes that leadership is held, I wonder what might happen if leadership were not held..."

Well worth a read!

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