“I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding” (Jer. 3:15 ESV).
This paper seeks to assist the church in thinking more intently about how the church begins forming pastors before they enter the seminary.
This white paper is intended to promote continued conversation, across the Synod, about pastoral formation.
The Rev. Dr. James A. Baneck, executive director of the LCMS Office of Pastoral Education, and his wife, Myrna, discuss the pastor’s life of prayer in a video series.
The Church is in the business of pastoral formation. She expends much in forming men over the course time to shepherd the faith and life of God's people.