Empowering the Church for First World Re-evangelization: Theological & Missional Themes

Speaker(s): Charles Ringma, Darrell Johnson
Date: Winter 2004
Length: 25:49:43
Product ID: RGDL3344S

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This course situates the church and its mission in Trinitarian and Kingdom Theology, and from this starting point explores models of the church, strategies for effective witness and service, themes in holistic mission and the contours of a missional spirituality. These themes are explored within the context of the challenges, problems and possibilities of urban environments.Lectures include:

  • The Call and Cost of a Missional Vocation
  • Contemporary Culture and Social Setting
  • Theological Foundations
  • The Church's Existence And Ministry in an Urban and Multi-Cultural World
  • Empowering the Church for Holistic Mission
  • Holistic Mission and Ministry
  • Mobilizing the Laity for Mission
  • Models for Effective Missional Churches
  • Challenges Facing the Church in an Urban World
  • Empowering the Church for Change and Transformation
  • Towards a Missional Spirituality
  • Stories of Hope and Challenge From Church Leaders
  • Future Prospects and Possibilities and Resistances

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Charles R. Ringma is Professor Emeritus of Missions and Evangelism at Regent College. He is author of many books, including Gadamer's Dialogical Hermeneutic, Cry Liberation: With Voices from the Developing World, and Seek the Silences With Thomas Merton: Reflections on Identity, Community and Transformative Action.

Darrell W. Johnson is Senior Minister at First Baptist Church in Vancouver and former Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology at Regent College. Before coming to Regent he served for 30 years as Preaching Pastor for churches in the United States and the Philippines. He continues to teach as a sessional lecturer at Regent College.

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