Research Offers Insight into Patterns of Leadership Development for Bi-Vocational Ministers

The ministers of Second Christian and their spouses (left to right): Antonio and Christen Sherrill and Sue and Dennis Gray. Research at Lexington Theological Seminary has identified several common themes through interviews with bi-vocational ministers. One of these themes involves the way bi-vocational pastoral leadership develops within congregations. For many bi-vocational ministers, their employment as a minister begins as a response to a specific congregation’s need. They often... Read More