Too Old for Ordination?

May 13th, 2013

The bigger question is not if it's okay to discourage people over 45 from going through the ordination process, but rather, why aren't we discouraging everyone from going through it?

Related Links:

How Old Is Too Old to Join UM Clergy? - UM Reporter
Choking the Pipeline for Older Clergy Candidates: The Larger Problem - Stephen Rankin
Over Age 45? Texas UMC Doesn’t Want You in Ordained Ministry - Jeremy Smith
Ordination, Age, and Texas Methodism - Justin Coleman
Called and Gifted? How About Called to Circuits? - Christy Thomas
Too Old To Be A Pastor? - Jason Micheli
God Doesn't Call Anyone Over Age 45? - Cheryl M. Lawrence 

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