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In this episode of Under the Fig Tree, hosts Rev. Micah Glenn and Dr. Ben Haupt sit down with Ben’s own pastor, Rev. Jeff Cloeter from Christ Memorial Lutheran Church in St. Louis. Cloeter shares the impact on his life growing up in a pastor’s family, as well as the ebbs and flows of his own ministry in a large congregation over 18 years. They discuss his book Loved and Sent and what ministry looks like at Christ Memorial.

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Laity; Ministers; Future Seminarians; Future Deaconesses

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