Joyful Ministry in Challenging Times
President Michael L. Cooper-White, 12th president of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, delivered "Joyful Ministry in Challenging Times" to the graduating seminarians at the 188th commencement of the seminary.
"Your theological perspective—grounded in the scriptures, lifted God-ward through your studies and performance in the pastoral arts, has also been sharpened through your historical studies. And it is with a few glimpses backward that I will conclude this hopefully forward-charging reflection upon the occasion of your commencing the next chapters of your lives and ministries."
Full text at www.ltsg.edu/keeping-faith/May-2014/Joyful-Ministry-in-Challenging-Times