Item description for Preparing for Ministry: A Practical Guide to Theological Field Education by George M. Hillman Jr...
Overview Most seminaries now require their students to get real world training by way of supervised theological field education. This volume presents the wide array of issues that must be understood in order to integrate theological education and practical ministry, including the importance of theological field education, its purpose and challenges, the need for flexibility in meeting different students' needs, and the resources available to create a meaningful and educational experience.
Publishers Description Written for ministry students, Bible college and seminary professors, church leaders, and nonprofit organization leaders, Preparing for Ministry addresses many of the questions raised by field education, contextualized learning experiences, and internship programs. Readers will learn about the value of theological field education, its purpose and challenges, the need for flexibility in education, and the resources available for students and instructors. Reminding readers that field education is part of spiritual formation, each chapter begins with Scripture and ends with prayer. Each chapter also includes reflection questions and recommended reading. CONTRIBUTORS " Harley Atkinson, Toccoa Falls College " Joye Baker, Dallas Theological Seminary " Luke Bobo, Lindenwood University " Thomas Fuller, Samford University " Nelson Grimm, Northeastern Seminary " Dipa Hart, Dallas Theological Seminary " Tara Hornbacker, Bethany Theological Seminary " Walter Kime, Ashland Theological Seminary " Katherine Kyte, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary " Doran McCarty, Southern Baptist Seminaries " Don Payne, Denver Seminary " Paul Pettit, Dallas Theological Seminary " Mary Sanders and Jeff Sanders, Bethel University " Phillip Sell, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School " Daryl Smith, Asbury Theological Seminary " William Torgesen, Moody Bible Institute " Timothy Witmer, Westminster Theological Seminary
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Studio: Kregel Academic & Professional
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 5.9" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Nov 3, 2008
Publisher Kregel Academic & Professional
ISBN 0825427576 ISBN13 9780825427572
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Field Education turned into true Ministry Experience! Feb 17, 2009
Dr. George Hillman has compiled a work that puts all others out to pasture! As a Pastor and mentor to ministry interns, this work will replace my other field education "guides". The freshness of this work with an emphasis on Scripture, prayer, and focus on personal ministry will renew your passion to mentor those heading into ministry. Part 3 alone is worth the book price! Hillman has gathered credible, trustworthy, and competent contributors which makes "Preparing for Ministry" a must have for any serious Ministry mentor... and the bibliography of recommended reading? WOW! Well done.