CHMN 201 Introduction to Church Ministries Exam 3 – STUDY GUIDE Be familiar with the following content from Chapters 27 – 31 of: Earley & Gutierrez (2010) “Ministry Is…How to Serve Jesus with Passion and Confidence” (Nashville: Broadman & Holman). Taken from Chapter 27 – “Praying For Those You Serve” Earley & Gutierrez (2010) “Ministry
ACKGROUND OF JOHN SANDERS AND CLARK PINNOCK Dr. John Sanders earned a Th.D., from the university of South Africa and serves as the professor of religious studies at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. Previously, Sanders served in the same position at Huntington College in Huntington, Indiana. Sanders also held
Engaging God’s World and The Call Book Summary The books that we were required to read for Bible 115 class were Engaging God’s World – A Christian Vision Of Faith, Learning And Living by Cornelius Plantinga Jr. and The Call – Finding And Fulfilling The Central Purpose For Your Life by Os Guinness. Both books offered very useful advice for today’s Christians. Engaging God’s World is written for students and will help them make sense of their education in a Christian perspective. Both authors use scripture, humor and common sense to validate their points.
(2017). CWV-101: Christian Worldview. Phoenix, AZ: Grand Canyon University. Lecture 4. (2017). CWV-101: Christian Worldview. Phoenix, AZ: Grand Canyon University. Lecture 5. (2017). CWV-101: Christian Worldview. Phoenix, AZ: Grand Canyon University. Merrick, J. (2015). The wisdom and mercy of God. In Grand Canyon University (Ed.), The beginning of wisdom: An introduction to Christian thought and life (2nd ed.). Available from http://gcumedia.com/digital-resources/grand-canyon-university/2015/the-beginning-of-wisdom_an-introduction-to-christian-thought-and-life_ebook_2e.php
Dr. Adam L. Hughes is the Dean of Chapel and Assistant Professor of Expository Preaching at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. With over sixteen years of pastoral experience, Hughes’s practical experience and academic prowess not only make him the perfect professor, but also the perfect Director for the Adrian Rogers Center for Expository Preaching.
Dr. Ron Crandall holds a doctoral degree in Pastoral Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He retired in 2008 from Ashbury Theological Seminary in Kentucky, where he was a professor of evangelism and practical theology. He has served as an Elder in the United Methodist Church and is now the Executive Director of ABIDE. ABIDE the program that he helped come up with to revitalize churches. Crandall has researched and written in the areas of evangelism, leadership, and church growth. He is best known for WITNESS: Learning to Share Your Christian Faith, and Turnaround And Beyond: A Hopeful Future for Small Membership Churches.
While on sabbatical, as the Martin Luther King Jr. Visiting Professor of Chemistry at MIT, Lynda Marie accepted the call of ministry on her life, and received ministerial training at Harvard Divinity School (HDS). While at HDS, she earned the Certificate in the Study of Science and Religion from the Boston Theological Institute. She also conducted ethnographic research, and her findings were published in an article entitled, Domestic Violence in the African American Community: The Role of the Black Church. Her Master of Divinity Senior Paper, Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities: Accessing the Power of the Holy Spirit for Healing, explores a theological perspective for addressing the wounds which stem from health inequities in our
Patricia Bath is an African American woman who was called to” make the blind see”, a gift and anointing that could only be imparted by God himself. Patricia at a young age had an interest in science. Her mother who took notice of her interest and purchased a chemistry set for her and reinforced the pursuit of education. Her father, who was a newspaper columnist, taught Bath about the importance of exploring the world and new cultures. While developing and obtaining knowledge her craft and her academic career led her to meet professional people and obtain victories that “Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him” (I Corinthians 2:9).
Rev. JoAnne Marie Terrell, Ph.D. An African American native of Springfield, Mass., the Rev. JoAnne Marie Terrell is also a mother, scholar, teacher and preacher with a great enthusiasm for Christ. Dr. Terrell is a passionate speaker who has lectured extensively across the nation. Her
Alan Hirsch is the founding director of Forge Mission Training Network and a thought leader in missional forms of Christianity. He was born in South Africa and moved to Australia, where he planted several churches aimed at reaching those who are not reached
As we have peeled away the layers of what evangelicalism and fundamentalism means throughout history, especially in our Western culture I am intrigued as to both and their very intense presence in many of our modern-day congregations. “Yet, the vast majority of evangelicals around the world today hail from Holiness, Pentecostal, and charismatic congregations”. After visiting Grace Covenant Church of Austin Texas, much of those aforementioned ‘typical’ contributions that have been emphasized in books such as The American Evangelical Story by Douglas Sweeney and American Apocalypse by Matthew Sutton, I experienced ever present at Grace.
“I have carefully and thoroughly read the entire book as assigned.” Throughout David Platt’s book, “Radical : Taking Back Your Faith From the American Dream”, he encourages the reader to take a look at their life and see whether or not Christ is all they need to impact their life for Jesus in a radical way. He asks the reader to carefully examine their life, and see if there are areas that perhaps the Lord would desire for change to take place. Platt challenges the Church to step up and see the urgency in missions realizing that this is the way God designed the lost and dying world to hear the Good News of the Risen and Glorified Savior Jesus Christ.
Jones sticks to his promise and frames his book around Scripture. In this review of The Counsel of Heaven on Earth, a brief summary will be outlined, as well as some strengths, limitations, and applicability of the book to Christian ministry and Christian counseling.
CHAPTER ONE ` This paper is the final results of my internship ministry practicum II experiences reflection in my church organization work settings and training. My experiences from different areas of exposure sharpened my skills for my professional role of the Doctor of Ministry Program in the theological field of counseling and teaching. My ministry practicum consists of direct involvements with hands-on, real-life interactions under the supervision of my Supervisor, Chaplain Andrea Fletcher. This Comprehensive Written Review analyzes the full spectrum of my observation and participation in tasks from my Ministry Learning Agreement Form. The opportunity allowed me to view other leaders in ministry exercising their gift and in turns