Pastoral Ethics: Ministering With Integrity in the Contemporary Context (2009)

Speaker(s): Ross Hastings, Bob Kuhn
Date: Winter 2009
Length: 25:48:29
Product ID: RGDL3906S

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Coming under the general area of the theological discipline of ethics, this course provides an introduction to the field of theological ethics within the framework of Trinitarian and covenantal relations, and as grounded in biblical ethical material, including the Decalogue. It is designed thereby to encourage the moral formation of the Christian leader. The book of Hebrews defines the mature as those 'who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil.'
Ethical living is an inescapable requisite for ministry with integrity in any context. Thirdly this course will develop a familiarity with the theological discipline of ethical inquiry, especially as that relates to pastoral ministry. We explore the Christian moral ideal as well as Christian principles of judgement and action, especially as they relate to ministering as Christians in the contemporary world.


While the course is designed primarily with a view toward what is referred to as the "professional" Christian ministry, the principles explored are applicable to Christians in all vocational contexts. Lectures include:

  • Introduction
  • Introducing Theological Ethics
  • Introducing the Decalogue
  • Exposition of the Decalogue
  • Commandment Four
  • Bioethics - by Dr. Jennie McLaurin
  • Commandment Five
  • Commandment Six
  • The Pastor and the Law - by Bob Kuhn
  • Commandment Seven
  • Commandments Eight, Nine, and Ten

See All Audio by Ross Hastings Bob Kuhn

Ross Hastings is Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology at Regent College. Previously, he served as the Senior Pastor at Peace Portal Alliance Church in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. He is the author of Missional God, Missional Church: Hope for Re-evangelizing the West.

Bob Kuhn performed on Broadway in Les Misu00e9rables, in the National Tours of Chess and Cotton Patch Gospel, and in the resident company of the acclaimed Actor's Theatre of Louisville in roles as diverse as D'Artagnan in The Three Musketeers and Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream, as well as The Gospel of Luke. He now tours his one-man shows to universities and churches throughout North America and Europe.

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