COS 524 - Theological Reflection: Practice of Ministry

COS 524: Theological Reflections - Winter 2020
1/10/2020 - 1/25/2020 -


January 10-11, 24-25, 2020

Schedule:
5:45pm Friday: Worship
7:00-10:15pm Friday: Class
7:45am-4:15pm Saturday: Class

Syllabi will be available at http://www.centerforministry.com/ms-course-of-study.html

Texts:    

Will Willimon - Pastor: The Theology and Practice of Ordained Ministry

Kathleen Cahalan - Introducing the Practice of Ministry

Charles Wood and Ellen Blue - Attentive to God: Thinking Theologically in Ministry 

Supplementary:  

Laceye Warner and Ken Carder - The Grace to Lead                                       

Frederick Buechner - The Sacred Journey

 

COS 524 – Theological Reflection on the Practice of Ministry

 

This course is the capstone to the student’s basic course of study.  Its focus is the integration of the biblical, theological, and practical aspects of ministry.

 

Students will be able to:

 

  1. Articulate a Trinitarian theology for the practice of ministry.
  2. State clearly the nature and mission of the Church and its relation to pastoral ministry.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to reflect theologically.
  4. Develop a plan for lifelong theological reading, reflection, and growth.

 

 

 

This course is the capstone to the student’s basic course of study. Its focus is the integration of the biblical, theological, and practical aspects of ministry. Pre-requisites: COS 121 - COS 523.

 


 

Location

McRae Christian Center
Millsaps College
1701 N. State St., Jackson, Mississippi 39210