Fe Y Posmodernidad: Un Recorrido Personal, 2019 Andrews University
Fe Y Posmodernidad: Un Recorrido Personal, Felix H. Cortez
Felix H. Cortez
Congresode JóvenesUniversitariosy Profesionales
Panamá, Panamá, 18 al 21 de Julio de 2019
A Man Of One Book: John Wesley's Theology Of Scripture, 2019 Liberty University Online
A Man Of One Book: John Wesley's Theology Of Scripture, Hope V. Dornfeld
Diligence: Journal of the Liberty University Online Religion Capstone in Research and Scholarship
As the founder of Methodism and the Wesleyan tradition, John Wesley is a key theological figure. However, one area of his thought remains murky: his theology of Scripture. A rousing scholarly debate exists today concerning Wesley's views on biblical characteristics as well as some issues of interpretation. This paper will seek to determine by analysis what John Wesley believed about the Bible and how these beliefs influenced his life, ministry, and teachings.
Spiritual Gifts, Pastoring, And Gender: An Ongoing Dialogue, 2019 Andrews University
Spiritual Gifts, Pastoring, And Gender: An Ongoing Dialogue, Boubakar Sanou
"in Joel 2:28-29, god promises an innovation regarding how he will make his Spirit available in the last days ... god promises to give his Spirit and gifts without discrimination to both genders (“your sons and daughters,” and “both men and women”), young and old, from all walks of life, races, and social strata. in Acts 2:16-21, the apostle Peter quotes Joel 2:28-32 to assert that the equal filling of the Spirit for the 120 disciples (among whom were women, cf. Acts 1:14) was an element of the fulfillment of god’s promise through the prophet Joel ...
Being “In The World” But “Not Of The World”: A Reflection On John 17:14–18, 2019 Andrews University
Being “In The World” But “Not Of The World”: A Reflection On John 17:14–18, Boubakar Sanou
No abstract provided.
Critical Contextualization: A Case Study Of Lobi Funeral Rites In Burkina Faso, 2019 Andrews University
Critical Contextualization: A Case Study Of Lobi Funeral Rites In Burkina Faso, Boubakar Sanou
"It is very difficult to be relevant in our Christian witness if we do not know and address the issues with which the people we are trying to reach are wrestling. For the gospel to meaningfully engage recipients with the purpose of transforming their worldviews, Christian witnesses must always encode the biblical message in such a way that its content remains faithful to biblical principles but also makes sense to its receptors in terms of its relevance. Such new experiences often challenge them in their social location. The rationale for this is that because the gospel is always received from ...
Ethnicity, Tribalism And Racism: A Global Challenge For The Christian Church And Its Mission, 2019 Andrews University
Ethnicity, Tribalism And Racism: A Global Challenge For The Christian Church And Its Mission, Boubakar Sanou
"Ethnic, tribal, and racial differences have been successfully used either to build up or tear down communities and neighborhoods. the purpose of this paper is to explore issues related to ethnicity, tribalism, and racism and the consequent challenge they pose to the christian church in general. Because mission always involves the crossing of ethnic and cultural boundaries, it is important that the issues related to ethnicity, tribalism, and racism be addressed and put into the biblical perspective."
Biblical Foundations Of Christian Leadership: Part 1, 2019 Andrews University
Biblical Foundations Of Christian Leadership: Part 1, Stanley E. Patterson Phd
Stanley E. Patterson
The Biblical foundations of leadership begin to be laid in the first chapter of Genesis and conclude with the declaration of a kingly leadership position (Rev. 1:5, 6) for God’s people in Revelation. These books and those in between reveal the deeds and misdeeds of leaders throughout. We see the massive deterioration of leadership behavior in the rebellion of Lucifer against God, but we also observe the incredible demonstration of leadership in the descent of the Messiah into the greatness of transformational service. The model demonstrated by Christ is a model of service. The followers of Jesus are ...
Biblical Foundations Of Christian Leadership, Part 2, 2019 Andrews University
Biblical Foundations Of Christian Leadership, Part 2, Stanley E. Patterson Phd
Stanley E. Patterson
"christian leadership assumes a relational process in pursuit of a common purpose. It is a process which, while expecting obedience to Jesus’ commands (John 15:10), is devoid of coercive structures that require accomplishment. Rather, the community of leader and followers is driven intrinsically by values that support both mission and process. Obedience in the absence of coercion assumes an intrinsic motivation—love. Jesus speaks of love for one another as essential to christian identity within the larger community (John 13:35). he strengthens the argument for love as a foundational value related to mission accomplishment by identifying his love ...
The Critical Role Of Mentoring For Pastoral Formation, 2019 Andrews University
The Critical Role Of Mentoring For Pastoral Formation, Kenley Hall
Denominational leaders view the M.Div. as the gold standard in preparing young men and women for ministry. however, academic training alone does not prepare someone for ministry. It must be paired with mentoring, defined as the intentional relationship between an experienced pastoral mentor and a young pastoral mentee for the purpose of pastoral formation. this paper explores the mentoring relationships between Barnabas and Paul, and Paul and timothy as instructive examples of the importance, process and impact of mentoring for pastoral formation. It concludes that Barnabas and Paul played a crucial role in the pastoral formation of their mentees.
Labor Day, The Side-Eye Holiday, 2019 Dordt University
Labor Day, The Side-Eye Holiday, Howard Schaap
Faculty Work Comprehensive List
"Something about the way we practice Labor Day itself suggests we’re not all that sincere about valuing labor or at least valuing all labor."
Posting about atttitudes about work from In All Things - an online journal for critical reflection on faith, culture, art, and every ordinary-yet-graced square inch of God’s creation.
Beyond The Barriers Of Discipline And Culture, 2019 Andrews University
Beyond The Barriers Of Discipline And Culture, Erich Baumgartner
"culture sometimes prevents us from appreciating the very gifts offered to us, at least at first. in one place i learned a dimension of friendship that my culture does not allow me to experience easily. it happened when i was teaching Leadership Development to teachers and administrators of religious organizations in India. the first thing i noticed was their eagerness to learn in the classroom and their desire to share the beauty of their city and cultural sites with me. i enjoyed both, the classroom and the time outside the classroom. But i was unprepared for a gesture of friendship ...
Servants And Friends: A Biblical Theology Of Leadership, 2019 Andrews University
Servants And Friends: A Biblical Theology Of Leadership, Erich Baumgartner
"In this groundbreaking volume published by andrews University Press, some 20 scholars examine the sacred text of the Old and New testaments, as well as a selection of six biblical leadership narratives, to lay the foundation for a biblical theology of leadership. Each of the first three sections is composed of six chapters, providing an array of fascinating studies of leadership in the Bible. the fourth section attempts to integrate the multiple facets of leadership insight unearthed throughout the various contributions into what the editor, Skip Bell, claims to be “the most complete biblical theology of leadership available.”
The God Dimension In Leadership, 2019 Andrews University
The God Dimension In Leadership, Erich Baumgartner
One of the most challenging insights of the servant leadership approach for christian leaders is the fact that god himself chose to approach humanity that way. Christian theology has long maintained that who god is determines how he acts. Jesus dying on the cross for humanity reminds us of the inexhaustible mystery that by his very nature god is a servant. the nature of god—more specifically his Trinitarian nature—is the central paradigm of thought in this issue of JACL. Does God’s Trinitarian nature have anything to say to Christian leaders about leadership? Get ready for some meaty ...
Thirsting For God, 2019 Andrews University
Thirsting For God, Jon L. Dybdahl, Petr Cincala
"For a lot of people, particularly in Western culture, what is commonly seen are business and managerial forms of leadership. there is nothing wrong with that, but christian leadership is different. Leadership is something that needs to be practiced. Leadership needs to have a reflective side. A christian leader must take time to think, consider, and have a period of quietness rather than just making quick decisions. A christian leader must be reflective and learn to listen to god. this is a key part of spirituality."
On Growing Leaders And Leaders Growing, 2019 Andrews University
On Growing Leaders And Leaders Growing, Petr Cincala
"Reading through this issue you will encounter and reflect on a number of leaders from the biblical times such as Nehemiah, Barnabas, Paul, timothy. Our goal is to connect theory and practice in life and ministry in the hope that they will open new insights towards more effective leadership development. as Bob Logan says in his article, “Just like you cannot learn to swim in a classroom, so you cannot learn to do ministry in a classroom.” So how then does it work? are some people born leaders and some not? What makes a good leader? how can one obtain ...
On Epistemology Of Missiological Research, 2019 Andrews University
On Epistemology Of Missiological Research, Petr Činčala
"In this article I addressed the nature of missiology and missiological research. Missiology is like a dynamic river that can “flow” with any academic discipline examining human behavior “to expand missiological theory and applications and to extend the mission Dei” (Elliston 2011:112). Theological research as a stand-alone research method may or may not serve missiological purposes; however, missiology and theology are related disciplines. This same rational does not apply to the social sciences and missiology. Missiology can benefit enormously from a social science approach to research but may be paralyzed by utilizing social science research as a whole package."
The Legacy Of God's Leadership, 2019 Andrews University
The Legacy Of God's Leadership, Petr Cincala
The notion of shared leadership is seriously explored by secular businesses. With this in mind, it may be beneficial to look at this topic from the perspective of the triune godhead in the light of Scripture. Although there are numerous texts in the Bible relating the trinity and leadership, we will limit our focus particularly to two of the most vivid places dealing with god in his three persons: the first letter of John and Matthew 28:18–20.
“Just About Right”: Contrasting Views Of Local Church Efforts In South Korea, China, And The Ukraine, 2019 Andrews University
“Just About Right”: Contrasting Views Of Local Church Efforts In South Korea, China, And The Ukraine, Petr Cincala, Rene Drumm
This presentation highlights data from the 2017 Church Member Survey in South Korea, China, and Ukraine. The analysis of over 3,300 members reveals statistically significant differences in the levels of satisfaction concerning the local church’s efforts in evangelism, community involvement, and nurturing its members. In addition, differences surfaced regarding policy-setting on the local level.
African Christian Leadership: Realities, Opportunities, And Impact, 2019 Andrews University
African Christian Leadership: Realities, Opportunities, And Impact, David K. Penno
"African Christian Leadership is a well-organized, well-written report on some very significant research about leaders and the practice of leadership in the African church. The methodology allowed the researcher to hear from a broad spectrum of African Christians. One criticism of the study could be that a sample of church leaders and members in majority Muslim countries of North Africa were not included in the study, but this might be understandable due to the already vast scope of the project. I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in leadership in the Christian context, and especially as practiced ...
One Thing - The Main Thing, 2019 Southern Adventist University
One Thing - The Main Thing, Anna Bennett
The Main Thing Devotional
No abstract provided.