Preparing for Ministry : A Practical Guide to Theological Field Education

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-11-03
  • Publisher: Kregel Pubns
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Written for ministry students, Bible college and seminary professors, church leaders, and nonprofit organization leaders, Preparing for Ministry addresses many of the questions raised by field education, contextualized learning experiences, and internship programs. Readers will learn about the value of theological field education, its purpose and challenges, the need for flexibility in education, and the resources available for students and instructors.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 9
Contributorsp. 13
Purposes of Field Education
Field Education and Vocational Discernmentp. 17
Field Education and Ministry Skill Competencep. 35
Field Education and Theological Reflection in an Evangelical Traditionp. 55
Field Education and Cultural Awarenessp. 73
Players in Field Education
Proactive Student Involvementp. 91
Mentoringp. 103
Tools for Field Education
Covenant and Goal Developmentp. 127
The Mentor Supervisory Meetingp. 139
The Use of Case Studies in Field Educationp. 157
Building Biblical Community in Theological Educationp. 175
Assessment and Evaluation in Field Educationp. 187
Special Populations and Situations in Field Education
Working with International Students in Field Educationp. 211
Working with Women Students in Field Educationp. 233
The Impact of Field Education on Marriage and Familyp. 255
Working with Technology and Distance Educationp. 271
Dealing with Difficult Situations in Field Educationp. 285
For Field Education Professionals
Comparing Natural Talent Inventories for Use in Field Educationp. 311
Equipping Mentors to Leave a Legacyp. 339
Bibliographyp. 359
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