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Suffering and Joy

The Ministry as Participation in Christ's Cross

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The pattern that Christ has established for his ministers is his own path of suffering and joy. This understanding was impressed upon me in a very powerful way a few years ago when I returned home from Saudi Arabia, where I had served as a military chaplain in a Marine infantry battalion as part of Operation Desert Storm. Beyond a doubt, that experience was at once the most painful and the most joyful I have ever had in the ministry.


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Issue: "Eternal Victim Slain: The Theology of the Cross and the Crisis of Modern Consciousness" July/August 1997 Vol. 6 No. 4 Page number(s): 20-23

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