PASTOR TO PEOPLE IN THE LIONS DEN

My broer in die VSA doen my die groot guns om vir my Eugene Peterson se boek “The Pastor. A Memoir.” te stuur. Ek geniet die boek. In die begin was hy twee dae ‘n week professor by ‘n Universiteit en vier dae ‘n week “pastor” in ‘n gemeente. Hy skryf so oor die begin van sy bediening:

… I was getting a firsthand feel for what it meant to be a pastor on the ground.

Virginia, for instance. She was a shy worshipper easily overlooked. She showed up in my study  one day visibly terrified. Shaking she told me that her husband, Nick, was being threatened by the shylocks – if he didn’t come up up with five thousand dollars before the week was out, they would shatter his knees. Lees voort “PASTOR TO PEOPLE IN THE LIONS DEN”

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