Reflections on General Conference and the Path Forward

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what one can count, counts?

dear Sec. Cape, how is the board going to measure how effective clergy are at developing the spiritual lives (which is not reducible to supporting church activities and wasn't addressed in the business-management/customer-service style survey done, but by the researchers' own report not completed, earlier for the bishops) of church members and how are seminaries going to create new training programs/classes to specifically meet the new employment standards as clearly "effectiveness" of past graduates has not been a widely shared skill base in our rapidly declining church?
thanks

dirk more than 5 years ago

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