God calls the pastor to be first and foremost a theologian.
Derek J. Brown
Derek J. Brown is a two-time graduate of Southern Seminary, now serving as am associate pastor at Grace Bible Fellowship of Silicon Valley, California. He previously served as the managing editor for The Journal of Discipleship and Family Ministry and adjunct professor of theology for Southern Seminary.
You will languish in seminary if you protect yourself from real fellowship by only talking about theology and never about your personal spiritual issues, sin, and struggles.
Spiritual drought, though a persistent and unwelcome visitor, is not something with which we must constantly live. There are biblical means by which we can, by grace, put ourselves in the way of refreshment.