In successfully completing this course, students can expect to progress in:
1. Knowledge of…
- The biblical and historical foundations of church and ministry.
- The breadth of theological understandings church and ministry and their practical implications for contemporary ministry.
- The theological messages that are being delivered by contemporary church and ministry practices.
- The interplay and tension between form and function and theology and practice.
2. Skill in…
- Identifying the theological underpinnings of contemporary expressions of church and ministry.
- Articulating my own theology of Church and Ministry and some of the practical implications for my own ministry and life moving forward.
- Becoming a ‘reflective practitioner’ in my own local church.
This course surveys common understandings of the theology of the Church and philosophies of pastoral ministry within the Church. Emphasis will be given to understanding the dynamics of faithful pastoral ministry and how those dynamics relate to the biblical metaphors of the Church. Learners will articulate their theology of Church and Ministry as part of the final paper.
- Lectures 5
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 6 Weeks
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes