A Biblical Theological Paper On The Bible

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A biblical theological paper
This semester has being full of insight and mind stretching when it comes to leadership and administration, something I personally have little of. If I remember correctly, one of the first subjects shared in class was the “call/vocation." I learned from Burns et al, who writes, that there are at least two types of calling, a primarily and a secondary. Yes, the call may be to serve others and that would be the secondary call. Nevertheless, the primarily kind of call is to be a disciple of Jesus Christ. Discerning one’s own primarily calling is a must, for the secondary may be defined by other people, whereas the primarily may be identified by one’s own spiritual gifts, passions, skills, purpose and convictions. Further, There may be different kinds of voices calling someone to do all kinds of work, and the problem is to find out which is the voice of God rather than of people’s well intended comments, or the superego, or even the ones that are a product of one’s own self-interest. The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.
In addition to the learning experience of this semester involves the notion of the mission vs. vision. It is imperative to first define these two. First Mission, which identifies the present state and purpose of any organization, in this case that of the church. And it answers the following, what is the church, to whom it does what it does and how it does what it does.…

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