Reformed churches sometimes struggle in reaching out to minority groups. In this article, the author discusses some reasons for this. Focus is given to the idea of "learned ministry" - the high educational requirement for entering ministry within the Reformed churches - which hinders such growth of multi-ethnic churches. Rethinking mission work and evangelism may be one way to change things.
What is more important in the qualification of a pastor, the pastor's character or his skill? This article deals with this question.