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Church Draft Roundup

Well, the books are closed on the Ecclesiastical Draft for 2010. My completed draft board looks like this:

Rd 1: Ignatius of Loyola
Rd 2: Gregory the Great
Rd 3: Phoebe Palmer
Rd 4: Julian of Norwich
Rd 5: JRR Tolkien
Rd 6: Janani Luwum
Rd 7: the Alexandrian Washerwoman

I’m exceedingly pleased with the lineup the Expat front office put together: covering 2 millenia of church history, 6 countries on 3 different continents, gender parity, lay & clergy, spanning the spectrum of denominational & theological heritages. The positions which could be filled by team members include: Mystics, monastics, musicians, and missionaries; pastors, preachers, and prophets; authors and administrators; scholars and servants…and many more!

There are of course deficiencies: no Biblical persons, no post-reformation theologians. Social justice & evangelism could be stronger, as could music & the arts. These are some areas I’m looking forward to rounding out from the free agent pool, drawing the total membership of our team to a celestially perfect 12.

If you haven’t already voted in the polls on the Church Draft homepage, I’d appreciate your votes! Thanks for playing with us!

About Josh Hale

Aren't we what we repeatedly love? My wife, being GeekDad to the 4 superkids, United Methodist pastoring, Texas, science fiction and other nerdy pursuits, words (speaking, listening, writing, reading), Britain, music, camping, tech, baseball, practicing theology. Jesus. Coffee.

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