- Study - mind
- Prayer - heart
- Affliction - empathy completed only then with action
There is a difference between the function of training that is shaped by the 'essence' of ministry and that of a function of training that is shaped by the 'form' of ministry. Luther's characteristics are a good reminder of what should shape what training should take.
I've just seen the plans for the new reception at WBC; when it is finished will be dominated by Jeremiah 3:15.
"I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding."
A good reminder!