The Bible in Pastoral Practice: Readings in the Place and Function of Scripture in the Church
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This lively and interactive workbook will help practitioners to reflect upon and improve their use of the Bible in Christian ministry. In a comprehensive series of units readers are enabled to review and evaluate their use of the Bible in their every day life and work. The text is packed with activities, models, case studies and techniques that will help the reader reflect on what is good practice, and come to a deeper understanding of the ways in which the Bible can be used in pastoral ministry.
The workbook has been designed for use by individuals or groups in a variety of settings. It is aimed primarily at those who are training for leadership within the church at any level, and offers essential tools for anyone involved in pastoral ministry. Each unit is self-contained and designed to be worked through in three hours. Readers can be flexible about which units to follow, and can create their own pathway through the workbook. A creative and critical resource, Using the Bible in Christian Ministry: A Workbook will make a real difference to the ways in which practitioners use and view and the Bible and enable others to interact with it.
Steve Holmes is a Baptist minister, writer and speaker, and presently Senior Lecturer in Theology at the University of St Andrews. He is a member of the leadership team at St Andrews Baptist Church, and on the board of trustees of the Evangelical Alliance UK and of Chapel St Community Schools, a Christian charity working for social regeneration in deprived areas.
|Dimensions||234 × 156 × 27 mm|
Ballard, Paul H, (Editor)
Darton, Longman & Todd (2005), Edition: UK ed., 320 pages