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I Am Not Your Ordinary Minister

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    Not Ordinary?

    I am an ordained minister with a nondenominational church but I personally belong to a Pentecostal church. As a tattooist in the vicinity of the worlds largest Marine Corps base, I see a lot of young people during the day. And as you can imagine, they are nervous or scared...
    tat2doc tat2doc 51-55, M 16 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    Not So Much

    as a lay youth minister at both a church and a residential psychiatric home for teens, i am abundantly blessed. i am blessed because i get to be real with these kids. there are some biblical beliefs i don't share with other ministers. but, i seek God out in my every day life. i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Apr 1, 2009

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    One Of Many

    Like many of us, I am a Minister ordained through the ULC. It's how the majority of pagans become ordained today. I waited a long time. I have been studying for almost 20 years now, and have been dedicated to God and Goddess for 15 years. Why am I not Ordinary? Well, though this...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2012

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    Black Priest

      I am a Black Priest because I can not be seen. I taught High School History and I always included “Her-Story” in my lesson plans. Every one thought it was a good idea. Even my fellow Social Studies Teacher across the hall who happen to be a Southern Baptist...
    Dewduster Dewduster 66-70, M 4 Responses Apr 16, 2009

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    Ordinary Minister

    Ordinary Minister,No, not I,How can I be,I'm not a minister,Just a believer!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 1, 2012

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    Not Ordained

    I'm NOT ordained but I've been involved in a Motorcycle Ministry since the 80's  They set up tables giving away coffee and treats and bibles n such. Pass out toys and Christian coloring books and kids bibles at rallies n such. After asking their parents of course...
    CkLa CkLa 56-60, F May 4, 2010

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