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The Church: What Is It? How Does It Work?, Barry Oliver Apr 2017

The Church: What Is It? How Does It Work?, Barry Oliver

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The Church still has a place in society. Despite increasing complexity in the legal, sociological, cultural and political environments in which we live, the Church can still function to meet the purpose for which Christ created it.


Improving Theological Education Using Intercultural Mission, Murray House Aug 2015

Improving Theological Education Using Intercultural Mission, Murray House

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One model for improving theological training is Avondale’s Mission Immersion Experiences for ministry students. These intercultural service-oriented experiences have provided opportunities for transformative learning by placing students in a new and challenging context. This immersion has initiated the refashioning of students’ communication and relational skills. It has caused them to be more self-aware and increased their confidence levels in ministry. As their cultural competencies have risen they have experienced confirmation of their calling and an increase in their confidence in their own readiness for ministry.

This paper reports on the research into the personal, spiritual and professional impact upon ...


Organized For Purpose, Barry Oliver Feb 2010

Organized For Purpose, Barry Oliver

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Ellen White And Organisational Structure In The Church, Barry Oliver Jul 1989

Ellen White And Organisational Structure In The Church, Barry Oliver

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This article will discuss one of Ellen White's most comprehensive statements on the matter of organisation - a statement the context of which demonstrates that Ellen White was committed to the need for sound organisational principles in the church, one of which was the need for flexibility and the possibility of change, but that she did not dictate form.