The Word and an Occupational Choice

Robert J. Marshall

Article Type: Perspective

Publication Date: 4/1/1981

Issue: The Bible as Scripture (Vol. 1, No 2, Spring, 1981)

"Word" and "calling" belonged together. A teacher's activities differed from an administrator's, but both served under, by, and for the Word of God. Both may be perceived under an action-reflection model. Administration usually demanded too much action to suit me and too little time for reflection. On the other hand, teaching can seduce one into so much reflection that the action of the church is neglected.

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