Senkbeil, Harold L. Lead Us Not Into Temptation: ACEDIA: The Pastoral Pandemic in John R. Stephenson and Thomas M. Winger, eds. You, My People, Shall be Holy: A Festschrift in Honour of John W. Kleinig. Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines, Ontario. 263 – 274.

More than twenty years have passed since someone passed along to me a cassette tape containing a remarkable set of lectures from the pastors’ conference held 20 – 23 June 1989 in Cambridge, England. In unmistakably
Australian tones, with the sound of birds and occasional bells from the towers of that storied medieval city wafting through the open windows of Westfield House, an obscure teacher from “Down Under” painted a remarkably captivating picture of the worship life of ancient Israel. I was to learn later that the seeds of those transformational insights were planted by John’s godly parents and their family worship in the humble sanctuary of their church in rural South Australia…


Doxology provides a safe environment for clergy to reflect on their own spiritual and emotional health and assists them to review and enhance their professional competencies and skills as servants of Christ and stewards of God’s sacred mysteries.

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