October 8, 2004 03:11 PM | Candidacy
The candidacy process is a game of patience and perseverance. We've only been sending out information for a few months, but I am already tiring of the sending and waiting, sending and waiting cycle. We have only heard from a few of the churches we sent information to, and most of the responses we've gotten are folks saying, "thanks, but we've already filled the position..." Only two churches have
A survey I conducted over the summer indicates that no respondent who sought a solo-pastor position found placement more than three months out from graduation. This means that, since I still have seven months left until I (hopefully) graduate, I shouldn't be disappointed that I haven't heard from any churches who are genuinely interested in interviewing me. But I am disappointed, a little.