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"One Is Too Small a Number" and Other Lessons I have Learned

Posted by Dr. Mark Shipp on September 20, 2018 at 9:26 AM


A chapel talk originally delivered at Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kansas, September 10, 2018.

My vocational journey can be summed up in four lessons I have learned: to pray and seek guidance for direction; one is too small a number to ever achieve success; grasp tradition with one hand, while seeking new ways to express those traditions; and look for a need in your community or church and try to fill that need. I learned these four lessons as I sought to find a way to use music in ministry and especially in the development of the Timeless Psalter/commentary project.

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Topics: Timeless, Vocational Ministry, Metrical Psalters

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