The Teaching Ministry of the Church: Second Edition / Edition 2

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The second edition of The Teaching Ministry of the Church makes a major overhaul of its predecessor, increasing the content from eighteen to twentythree chapters and contributors from six to thirteen. These writers assert the need for such an expanded update is due to our everchanging world. For example, the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, proliferation of religious sects, and secularization of our culture greatly increase the importance of ensuring the church produces fully developed, biblically informed followers of Jesus.

To that end, The Teaching Ministry of the Church presents a full overview of Christian education in four major sections: Theological Foundations, Biblical Foundations, Preparation for Teaching, and Structuring the Teaching Ministry of the Church. Within this framework, a step-by-step plan for establishing and maintaining an effective teaching ministry among preschoolers, children, youth, and adults takes shape.

Key chapters: “The Bible as Curriculum,” “The Church’s Role in Teaching,” “Creating an Unforgettable Learning Experience,” and “Equipping Teachers.”

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805447378
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 8/15/2008
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 1,080,649
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

William "Rick" Yount is professor and assistant dean of the Foundations of Education division, School of Educational Ministries, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He travels every year to teach pastors and missionaries in the former Soviet Union. Yount lives with his wife in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Table of Contents

Foreword   Daryl Eldridge     xi
Preface to the Second Edition   William R. "Rick" Yount     xv
Theological Foundations for the Teaching Ministry of the Church
A Theology of Christian Education   Rick Yount     3
A Theology of Organization: Working Together   Bob Welch     16
Biblical Foundations for the Teaching Ministry
God as Teacher   Octavio J. Esqueda     31
Jesus, the Master Teacher   Rick Yount     45
The Holy Spirit as Teacher   Octavio J. Esqueda     74
The Bible as Curriculum   Mike McGuire     88
The Disciple: Called to Learn   Margaret Lawson     107
The Church's Role in Teaching   Margaret Lawson     124
The Family's Role in Teaching   Scott Floyd     141
The Pastor as Teacher   Rick Yount     161
The Goal of Christian Education: Christlikeness   Rick Yount     185
Preparation for Teaching
How to Study the Bible   Octavio J. Esqueda     217
Planning to Teach   Rick Yount     233
Creating an Unforgettable Learning Experience   Robert DeVargas     262
Teaching Preschoolers   Marcia McQuitty     285
Teaching Children   Karen Kennemur     303
Teaching Youth   Johnny Derouen     324
The Adult Learner   Margaret Lawson     345
Structuring the Teaching Ministry of the Church
Selecting and Evaluating Curriculum   Margaret Lawson     363
Equipping Teachers   Rick Yount     381
Administering Educational Programs   Bob Mathis     397
Ministering alongside Volunteers   Esther Diaz-Bolet     417
Evaluating the Teaching Ministry   Terri Stovall     436
Postlude   Rick Yount     452
Name Index     455
Subject Index     457
Scripture Index     460
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2009

    Exceptional Work...Must read for teachers

    Yount and his colleagues provide an enlightening look at effective teaching methods in the church.

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