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Overview CONTEMPORARY IMAGES OF CHRISTIAN MINISTRY by Donald E. Messer Illuminates five contemporary visions of ministry-n wounded healer, servant leader, political mystic, practical theologian, and enslaved liberator.
Publishers Description Traditionally, the roles of Christian ministry have been thought of as priest, pastor, and prophet. Donald E. Messer adds five contemporary images: Wounded Healer, Servant Leader, Political Mystic, Practical Theologian, and Enslaved Liberator. By combining these new images with the more traditional roles, readers will develop their own personal vision of Christian ministry.
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Studio: Abingdon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.54" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.62 lbs.
Release Date Feb 2, 1989
Publisher Abingdon Church Supplies
ISBN 0687095050 ISBN13 9780687095056
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More About Donald E. Messer
Donald E. Messer is an educator, author, practical theologian, civil rights activist, and United Methodist clergyman recognized worldwide for his humanitarian service combating world hunger and HIV/AIDS. He is the author of 15 books, including Breaking the Conspiracy of Silence: Christian Churches and the Global AIDS Crisis and Ending Hunger Now (coauthored with Senators George McGovern and Bob Dole).
Donald E. Messer currently resides in Denver, in the state of Colorado. Donald E. Messer was born in 1941.
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What kind of minister are you? Jul 25, 2007
Explores 5 images of ministry: wounded healer, servant leader, political mystic, practical theologian, enslaved liberator. These are to be considered, along with the "traditional images" (priest, pastor, prophet, etc.) in the development of a personal style, vision, or theology of ministry. The author is president of the Iliff School of Theology in Denver. Excellent resource for those seeking clarity about their call.