Deepak Reju has a list of 17 things that Seminary never taught him. His point: Best training for pastorate is in the local church.
Owen Strachan has good advice for young pastors called, “Dude, Your Not Mark Driscoll.” I remember in college when I first started preaching my Dad would tell me that many guys “fail” at preaching because they try to be someone they are not. His advice: Be yourself.
Russell Moore has a little historcal sketch of who St. Patrick was.