An Introduction to Ministry

A Primer for Renewed Life and Leadership in Mainline Protestant Congregations
Product Number: EB00637141
Released: Feb 23, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118779897
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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An Introduction to Ministry is a comprehensive and ecumenical introduction to the craft of ministry for ministers, pastors, and priests that make up the mainline denominations in the United States. Ecumenically-focused, It offers a grounded account of ministry, covering  areas such as vocation, congregational leadership, and cultivation of skills for an effective ministry. -Covers the key components of the M.Div. curriculum, offering a map and guide to the central skills and issues in training -Explores the areas of vocation, skills for ministry, and issues around congregational leadership -Each topic ends with an annotated bibliography providing an indispensable gateway to further study -Helps students understand both the distinctive approach of their denomination and the relationship of that approach to other mainline denominations -Advocates and defends a generous understanding of the Christian tradition in its openness and commitment to broad conversation

Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Oct 28, 2015

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