9780801090349

Preparing for Christian Ministry : An Evangelical Approach

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  • ISBN13:

    9780801090349

  • ISBN10:

    0801090342

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1996-09-01
  • Publisher: Baker Books

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Summary

Designed to help seminary {and college} students reflect on the nature and task of ministry as we enter the 21st century. Focuses on education for ministry.

Author Biography

David P. Gushee is Graves Professor of Moral Philosophy at Union University, Jackson, Tennessee. Walter C. Jackson is the former Charlotte Hoover Professor of Ministry at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.

Table of Contents

PREFACE 9(8)
David P. Gushee
Walter C. Jackson, editors
SECTION I Transitions into Community 17(48)
1 The Nature of Christian Community and the Theological Seminary
17(16)
Mark A. Seifrid
2 Facing Doubt and Crisis with Integrity in a Seminary Setting
33(14)
Melanie Greer Nogalski
James D. Nogalski
3 The Seminary Experience: Tips and Traps
47(18)
Marsha A. Ellis Smith
SECTION II Personal Formation and Calling for Ministry 65(104)
4 Toward a Biblical View of Call
65(16)
John Polhill
5 Spirituality and Spiritual Growth
81(14)
David S. Dockery
David P. Gushee
6 Identifying and Cultivating Spiritual Giftedness
95(12)
Gerald L. Borchert
7 Human Personhood and the Minister
107(18)
Leigh E. Conver
8 The Church and Its Ministry
125(14)
Timothy P. Weber
9 Vocational Options in Ministry
139(14)
Doris A. Borchert
10 Clergy Sexual Misconduct: A Crisis in Ministerial Ethics
153(16)
David P. Gushee
SECTION III Professional Formation and Tasks of Ministry 169(126)
11 Church Ministry Leadership
169(22)
Walter C. Jackson
12 Workship Leadership
191(14)
Craig A. Loscalzo
Lloyd L. Mims III
13 The Ministry of Shepherding
205(14)
David Stancil
14 Teaching: A Little Piece of Holy Ground
219(12)
John D. Hendrix
15 Social Ministry in the Community
231(14)
John Dever
Janet Furness Spressart
16 Evangelism through Church Planting
245(16)
Thom S. Rainer
17 Church Staff Relations
261(14)
Dennis E. Williams
18 Authority in Ministry
275(20)
Walter C. Jackson
SECTION IV Global Formation and Contemporary Issues in Ministry 295
19 Christian Ministry in Global Context
295(12)
David F. D'Amico
20 Christian Ministry in Local Contexts
307(12)
Robert Don Hughes
21 Christian Ministry in the African American Church: A Challenge for Seminarians and Seminaries
319(12)
T. Vaughn Walker
Robert Smith, Jr.
22 Moral Issues Facing the Contemporary Church
331
David P. Gushee

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