For the past couple of months I have been preparing to share my testimony and call to ministry before a fairly small group, referred to as a "listening committee". While this is nerve-wracking enough, at least the intimacy of such a group allows one to clarify one's thoughts if it doesn't come across 100% the first time.
This morning I received a call from Faith Whitby, who informed me that the procedure has been changed for this year's Synod, and now I would need to give my testimpny and call in front of the entire Synod.
Please pray for me - I've heard some horror stories from ministers who went through a similar process in previous Synods when they candidated, and some of them went through a rough ride!
Arrogance will let you down - Proverbs 3 - When we think that we have all bases covered and we are confident in our own ability, that is when we are walking on thin ice. The wisdom of our own 'eyes'...
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