The Making Of Ministry

Overview

The Making of Ministry offers a unique insight into some of the very real practical and theological issues affecting the Church's investment in its primary asset - namely its people. The book addresses a pivotal issue straddling the gulf between 'orthodox' and 'emergent' Church. It tackles head on the question as to what makes a minister a minister in such circumstances. In so doing, it explores the expectations underpinning the role of a priest or presbyter, deacon or lay ...
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Overview

The Making of Ministry offers a unique insight into some of the very real practical and theological issues affecting the Church's investment in its primary asset - namely its people. The book addresses a pivotal issue straddling the gulf between 'orthodox' and 'emergent' Church. It tackles head on the question as to what makes a minister a minister in such circumstances. In so doing, it explores the expectations underpinning the role of a priest or presbyter, deacon or lay worker in the Church today.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780716206446
  • Publisher: Presbyterian Pub Corp
  • Publication date: 11/30/2008

Table of Contents

1 Calling and vocation Angela Shier-Jones Shier-Jones, Angela 15

2 A model of ministerial formation : conceptual framework and practical implications Jeremy Worthen Worthen, Jeremy 38

3 Gender, spirituality and power in ministerial formation Justine Allain Chapman Chapman, Justine Allain 55

4 Made for ordination Angela Shier-Jones Shier-Jones, Angela 74

5 Professional, purposeful, ecclesial and liturgical : the link with tradition Kenneth Wilson Wilson, Kenneth 101

6 Ministry, spirituality and strategy Mark Wakelin Wakelin, Mark 122

7 Ministerial accountability and continuing vocational development Roger Wiig Wiig, Roger 144

8 Living with the consequences - being and doing Sheryl Anderson Anderson, Sheryl 159

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