The Master Plan of Evangelism

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LIBERTY UNIVERSITY
LIBERTY BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

BOOK CRITIQUE

the master plan of evangelism

AN ASSIGNMENT SUBMITTED TO PRO. MALCOLM HESTER
IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT
OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COURSE
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION AND ENGAGMENT
GLST 650

BY
Walter A. Culup

JANURARY 26, 2014

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION……………………………………………………………………………..….3

SUMMARY……………………………………………………………………………………….4

CRITICAL INTERACTION……………………………………………………………………...6

CONCLUSION………………………………………………………………………………........9

BIBLIOGRAPHY……………………………………………………………………………….10

INTRODUCTION

One of the debates which arises when we examine Christian ministry is: What
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He also served on the national board of Christians for Biblical Equality and served as associate pastor for Christian education at the First Baptist Church of Corvallis, Oregon. He was also the senior partner at Valley Psychological Center in Sacramento, California, staffed by several Christian psychologists and mental health professionals.

SUMMARY

The book is divided into four main chapters. There are two chapters devoted to the egalitarian view of the role of women in ministry and two chapters dedicated to the complimentary view of women’s roles in ministry. Each chapter presents its case for a particular view and is followed by three critical responses. The book opens with a strong view of egalitarianism, presented by Linda L. Belleville which is then followed by three responses/critiques from three contributing writers. Bellville starts her argument with a statement that it is now generally agreed upon by most. The agreement is that women have the same spiritual gifts as men, but are often denied leadership positions, due to social issues within today’s society. Bellville states in her article that spiritual giftedness is not gender specific. Bellville believes that both sexes equally receive all spiritual gifts. The debate then arises over whether or not women have the Biblical right and authority to hold positions of leadership, instead of debating over whether or not women receive the giftedness of leadership…