Preaching, as Menno Simons puts it, is a “high and holy office” and thus not to be entered casually or cavalierly. Who, then, should dare enter the pastorate? The well-educated? The well-spoken? The well-favored? Simons (c.1496–1561), the radical leader of a Dutch Anabaptist group that preached nonviolence and withdrawal from the world, argued on the…