Leadership Of The Church And Its Mission

824 WordsJul 4, 20164 Pages
This course has helped me prepare for ministry in the twenty-first century by enlightening me in areas and categories I knew nothing about. Hosea 4:6, “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou has rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children”. Knowledge is powerful, and the desire to obtain it, especially when it’s conducive to our walk of faith should be something we strive to achieve daily. There are several areas in ministry, and church affairs that I have a general knowledge of now, after taking this course. The very first chapter “Transformational leadership in a technological age” in our textbook captivated my attention. It gives an understanding of the church and how it’s viewed. The purpose of the church and its mission is information all believers should know and understand in order to serve and lead effectively. I realize in order to minister productively and persuasively I need to be abreast of the times in which we live. This world has changed drastically, and the channels we use in order to minister to this dying world needs to as well, without compromising the word of God, our standards, or our integrity. This course allowed me to think differently about ministry and observe it from a different perspective. Ministry is any platform and opportunity made available to you by God in order to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ. We must
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