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Journal In Entirety Oct 2014

Journal In Entirety

The WATS Journal: An Online Journal from West Africa Theological Seminary

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Of Bombs, Grenades & The Church: Violent Attacks Of Islamic Militias And The Ethical-Theological Options For Evangelical Christians In Northern Nigeria, Matthew Michael Oct 2014

Of Bombs, Grenades & The Church: Violent Attacks Of Islamic Militias And The Ethical-Theological Options For Evangelical Christians In Northern Nigeria, Matthew Michael

The WATS Journal: An Online Journal from West Africa Theological Seminary

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The City And The Mission Of God: A New Paradigm For Christian Missions, Dr. Godspower Ugboh Oct 2014

The City And The Mission Of God: A New Paradigm For Christian Missions, Dr. Godspower Ugboh

The WATS Journal: An Online Journal from West Africa Theological Seminary

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Living An Earthly Life In View Of Its Eternal Consequence: A Dialogue With The Prologue And Epilogue Of The Hebrew Qoheleth, Joel Kamsen Tihitshak Biwul Oct 2014

Living An Earthly Life In View Of Its Eternal Consequence: A Dialogue With The Prologue And Epilogue Of The Hebrew Qoheleth, Joel Kamsen Tihitshak Biwul

The WATS Journal: An Online Journal from West Africa Theological Seminary

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Theological Education And Leadership Development, Ray Easley Oct 2014

Theological Education And Leadership Development, Ray Easley

The WATS Journal: An Online Journal from West Africa Theological Seminary

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Power, Violence, And The Church's Responsibility For Peace-Building, Dr. David H. Kajom Oct 2014

Power, Violence, And The Church's Responsibility For Peace-Building, Dr. David H. Kajom

The WATS Journal: An Online Journal from West Africa Theological Seminary

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Development And Evaluation Of An Evangelism Workshop For Training Lay Leaders In The Churches Of The Daytona Beach District Of The African Methodist Episcopal Church, Rhella Johnson Murdaugh May 2014

Development And Evaluation Of An Evangelism Workshop For Training Lay Leaders In The Churches Of The Daytona Beach District Of The African Methodist Episcopal Church, Rhella Johnson Murdaugh

ATS Dissertations

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The Indigenization Of Christian Worship In Urban Liberia : A Key To Christian Discipleship In The United Methodist Church Of Liberia, Isaac Chukpue-Padmore May 2014

The Indigenization Of Christian Worship In Urban Liberia : A Key To Christian Discipleship In The United Methodist Church Of Liberia, Isaac Chukpue-Padmore

ATS Dissertations

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From The Editor, Robert Danielson Jan 2014

From The Editor, Robert Danielson

The Asbury Journal

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Journal In Entirety Jan 2014

Journal In Entirety

The Asbury Journal

No abstract provided.


Teaching As Formation: The Vision Of Ephesians 4:11-16 And Pedagogical Implications For Routine Teaching Tasks, Joy Ames Jan 2014

Teaching As Formation: The Vision Of Ephesians 4:11-16 And Pedagogical Implications For Routine Teaching Tasks, Joy Ames

The Asbury Journal

This paper seeks to incorporate the vision of teaching in Ephesians 4:11-16 into an understanding of theological education that involves the holistic formation of students. First, a brief exegetical study of Ephesians 4:11-16 is presented in order to accentuate its vision for teaching as formation. Secondly, the task of grading is viewed as a major opportunity for student formation. Thirdly, an emphasis is placed on hearing the voice of the text for today in the task of teaching the text- based exegetical course.


Teaching Through Guided Reflection On Short-Term Missions, Jeremy B. Griffin Jan 2014

Teaching Through Guided Reflection On Short-Term Missions, Jeremy B. Griffin

The Asbury Journal

This paper was presented at Asbury Theological Seminary on March 14, 2014, at the Interdisciplinary Colloquium. This work examines the three sections of a short-term missions trip: pre-trip, during the trip, and post-trip. These sections have unique opportunities for teaching, and each must be navigated with different types of teaching and guided reflection.


The Faith And Praxis Of Women In Missions In The Early Pentecostal And Holiness Movement, Jody Fleming Jan 2014

The Faith And Praxis Of Women In Missions In The Early Pentecostal And Holiness Movement, Jody Fleming

The Asbury Journal

Women in the early years of the Pentecostal and Holiness movement played a very important part in the advancement of local and world mission. This paper examines not only the contributions women made during this time period, but also the balance they had between their faith and the practice of that faith. This study includes a select group of women chosen for their comprehension of Christian faith and how it impacted their understanding for reaching out to the world around them. Some are better known than others, but each of their stories represents the impact of women on Christian missionary ...


Lessons Of The Jerusalem Council For The Church’S Debate Over Sexuality, Bill T. Arnold Jan 2014

Lessons Of The Jerusalem Council For The Church’S Debate Over Sexuality, Bill T. Arnold

The Asbury Journal

The Jerusalem Council (Acts 15) gets widespread attention today as a model for decision-making in the church, especially with regard to the changing cultural mores related to same-sex practices. This study investigates hermeneutical assumptions in two scholarly treatments of Acts 15 in light of the literary and historical context of the Jerusalem Council, including a few exegetical details. The study focuses especially on the specifics of the Apostolic Decree in verses 28-29. The aim of the investigation is to evaluate the chapter’s use in current debates over sexual ethics, and to propose appropriate lessons of the Jerusalem Council based ...


Book Reviews, Jordan J. Henderson, Jeremy B. Griffin, Paul L. Whalen, Jeremiah K. Garrett, Benjamin D. Espinoza, Michael Shire, Brian C. Small, Andrew D. Kinsey, Moe Moe Nyunt, Paul A. Tippey, David Bundy, Benjamin J. Snyder Jan 2014

Book Reviews, Jordan J. Henderson, Jeremy B. Griffin, Paul L. Whalen, Jeremiah K. Garrett, Benjamin D. Espinoza, Michael Shire, Brian C. Small, Andrew D. Kinsey, Moe Moe Nyunt, Paul A. Tippey, David Bundy, Benjamin J. Snyder

The Asbury Journal

No abstract provided.


New Testament Considerations On Unity And “Amicable Separation” In The United Methodist Church, Christopher T. Bounds Jan 2014

New Testament Considerations On Unity And “Amicable Separation” In The United Methodist Church, Christopher T. Bounds

The Asbury Journal

This paper explores the proposal of “Amicable Separation” in The United Methodist Church through the lens of New Testament teaching on Church unity and schism. First, the concept of ecclesial oneness is examined closely in the Gospel of John, Ephesians, and other related passages. Second, every instance of schism or threat of schism is studied in Acts, I Corinthians, Galatians, Colossians, I Timothy, and I and II John to see how separation is understood and addressed. After a summary of the study is given, application is made finally to the “Amicable Separation” proposal.


Esau, Son Of Isaac And Grandson Of Abraham: The Model Of A Faithful Son, Moshe Reiss Jan 2014

Esau, Son Of Isaac And Grandson Of Abraham: The Model Of A Faithful Son, Moshe Reiss

The Asbury Journal

The story of Esau and Jacob, the two powerful sons of Isaac and Rebekah is one of the several conflicting families noted in the book of Genesis. Jacob, whose other name is Israel, is the father of the twelve tribes and thus the founder of the Jewish people. Rebekah may be the most pow- erful of the matriarchs; the one God talks to directly about her role in the covenant. The reconciliation of the brothers is one of the more powerful descriptions in the Bible.


Faculty Psychology In The Holiness Theology Of Asa Mahan, Christopher P. Momany Jan 2014

Faculty Psychology In The Holiness Theology Of Asa Mahan, Christopher P. Momany

The Asbury Journal

As America awakened to a greater antislavery consciousness, Asa Mahan, president of the Oberlin Collegiate Institute, presented his seminal reflection on Christian Perfection. Mahan offered an unusually precise definition of perfection or holiness. The Oberlin president borrowed from Scottish Common Sense Realism to suggest an understanding of Christian Perfection that was both personally rigorous and socially prophetic. This conception of holiness was also rooted in a commitment to objective truth.


Creatio Ex Amore Dei: Creation Out Of Nothing And God’S Relational Nature, Samuel J. Youngs Jan 2014

Creatio Ex Amore Dei: Creation Out Of Nothing And God’S Relational Nature, Samuel J. Youngs

The Asbury Journal

The opinion of many feminist thinkers and process theologians has been that Christianity needs to shed its allegiance to a God conceived in terms of omnipotent sovereignty. As an alternative, many of them have envisioned God in more relational categories, focusing on the metaphysically “limited” nature of God, with the first step along this path often being a refutation of the traditional doctrine of creatio ex nihilo. This essay summarizes such critiques before proceeding to argue that a robust understanding of creatio ex nihilo, viewed through the lens of kenosis, can actually speak more effectively to God’s relational nature ...


From The Archives: Sunday School Cards- An Innovation In Christian Education Jan 2014

From The Archives: Sunday School Cards- An Innovation In Christian Education

The Asbury Journal

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Contextual Theological Education In Africa As A Model For Missional Formation, Susan Murithi Jan 2014

Contextual Theological Education In Africa As A Model For Missional Formation, Susan Murithi

The Asbury Journal

This paper argues that teaching of contextual theological education in Africa can aid in missional formation of students, teachers, and their communities. Further, common African struggles are explored as a way of discovering how theological education can be used to address Africa’s unique situation. The paper further asserts that the only kind of education with the power to form humanity is the one that relates to them and addresses their unique situations, and answers their questions. To form missional Christians in Africa, we need contextual education in our training institutions.


Eden University—Nurturing Life For The Real World, Jordan Guy Jan 2014

Eden University—Nurturing Life For The Real World, Jordan Guy

The Asbury Journal

Teachers are responsible for equipping students with wisdom for survival in the “real world.” One method for fulfilling this task is to trans- port three essential elements from the Garden of Eden into the classroom environment. This means: 1) exposing students to every “tree” in the gar- den, 2) inviting “the serpent” into the classroom in order to make every decision tempting, and 3) reflecting together on the benefits/consequences of every decision. Students and teachers who explore, wrestle with, and reflect on real world problems first in a nurturing community are better equipped to survive and even thrive in ...


Book Reviews, Nathan Crawford, Frederick Long, David J. Zucker, Jeremy B. Griffin, Luke Allen, Robert A. Danielson, Ryan K. Giffin, Benjamin D. Espinoza, J J. Henderson, Jeremiah K. Garrett, Steven Lane, Charles Meeks, David Bundy, Robert Baker, Jeff Hiatt Jan 2014

Book Reviews, Nathan Crawford, Frederick Long, David J. Zucker, Jeremy B. Griffin, Luke Allen, Robert A. Danielson, Ryan K. Giffin, Benjamin D. Espinoza, J J. Henderson, Jeremiah K. Garrett, Steven Lane, Charles Meeks, David Bundy, Robert Baker, Jeff Hiatt

The Asbury Journal

No abstract provided.


Journal In Entirety, Robert Danielson Jan 2014

Journal In Entirety, Robert Danielson

The Asbury Journal

TABLE OF CONTENTS

From the Editor, Robert Danielson

Listening to the US Hispanic/Latino (Latina) Sermon Listener, Danny Román-Gloró

Liberation and Engagement: Toward a U.S. Latino/a Diaspora Missiology, Angel Santiago-Vendrell

“If Only They Knew”: Preparing Cross-Cultural Missionaries for Service in Latin America, Rachel Coleman

The Vital Role of the Laity in Revitalization: A Case Study of Misión Cristiana Elim, Robert Danielson and Mario Vega

Counseling: an Expression of the Ministry of the Church, Javier Sierra

Features

From the Archives: A. A. Allen in Cuba (From the Carver Healing Collection)

Book Reviews Books Received


A History Of The Floating Societies Of The Christian Endeavor, Robert A. Danielson Jan 2014

A History Of The Floating Societies Of The Christian Endeavor, Robert A. Danielson

Academic Books

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Holiness Through The Ages: An Historical Reader Of Christian Writers On Holiness,, Robert E. Coleman, Robert A. Danielson, Faith E. Parry Jan 2014

Holiness Through The Ages: An Historical Reader Of Christian Writers On Holiness,, Robert E. Coleman, Robert A. Danielson, Faith E. Parry

Academic Books

No abstract provided.


Autobiography Of Bishop Henry Clay Morrison, H.C. Morrison, George H. Means Jan 2014

Autobiography Of Bishop Henry Clay Morrison, H.C. Morrison, George H. Means

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.


My Hospital Experience, Bud Robinson Jan 2014

My Hospital Experience, Bud Robinson

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.


Some Chapters Of My Life Story, Henry Clay Morrison Jan 2014

Some Chapters Of My Life Story, Henry Clay Morrison

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.