In this important and groundbreaking book, Osmer develops a practical theology of the teaching ministry. He begins with the Apostle Paul, identifying in Paul's letters to his congregations the core tasks of the teaching ministry.It aquot;routinizesaquot; Bible study and prayer in the lives of the two thousand people who participate in this practice every day and the ... In ways that are similar to the adult catechumenate of the ancient church, a significant portion of the congregation gathers ... participants through a process of formation in which cognitive meanings, personal insight, interpersonal examples, music, ... The leaders of small group Bible studies for university students, likewise, participate in an ongoing seminar thatanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Teaching Ministry of Congregations|
|Author||:||Richard Robert Osmer|
|Publisher||:||Westminster John Knox Press - 2005|