The Author

Donny Friederichsen is pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Short Hills, New Jersey. He and his wife are the proud parents of three and are in the process of adopting a fourth. Donny is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and Reformed Theological Seminary (Orlando). You can find him on Twitter and his sermons and blog posts at

Seminary Is Not the End

Acting like seminary isn’t the end would have helped me better prepare to step into the pastoral calling God has graciously given me.