The Qualification Test for Ministry

A young man desired to become a pastor. At 5:00 a.m. on a dark and snowy morning, the young candidate arrived for his examination appointment. He was brought to an empty office where he waited silently until 8:00 a.m. for the interview. The examiner, a retired presbyter, began his questioning, “Can you spell?” “Yes, sir,” the mystified candidate replied. “Oh, good. Spell bible.” “Bible: b-i-b-l-e.” “That’s just fine. Now, do you know anything about numbers?” “Yes, sir, a little.” “Please add two plus two.” “Four,” replied the candidate. “Thank you,” said the examiner. “I believe you have passed. I¬†will […]