• Invitation to Educational Ministry

    Invitation to Educational Ministry
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    Price: $42.99

    ISBN: 9780825444449

    Edition: September 25, 2018

    Pages: 512

    Publication date: September 25, 2018

    Format: Hardback

    Imprint: Kregel Academic

    Category: Ministry

    Series: Invitation to Theological Studies

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    Invitation to Educational Ministry

    Foundations of Transformative Christian Education

    Because teaching is at the heart of Christian ministry, the editors of Invitation to Educational Ministry have assembled a team of seasoned experts to present a comprehensive plan of Christian education. This volume will help church staff, parachurch leaders, and small-group teachers become more effective, influential, and creative.

    After laying a biblical and practical foundation for Christian education, the contributors provide specific guidance on teaching a variety of individuals and groups, including children, adults, singles, seniors, and non-Christians.

    The final section shares valuable insights on leading small groups, teaching innovatively, and overseeing a healthy educational ministry, among other topics. Each chapter is designed to equip educators with the most relevant information, and includes many useful features:
    • Real-life case studies
    • Scriptural support
    • Explanations of key terms and concepts
    • Practical suggestions
    • Resources for additional study
    • Sidebars illustrating best principles and practices
    Author:
    Dr. George Hillman is the Chairman and Associate Professor of the Educational Ministries and Leadership Department at Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Hillman has a passion for discipleship, spiritual formation, and contextual leadership development. Prior to joining the seminary faculty, he was in pastoral ministry focused on college ministry, small groups, and education. He is active nationally with the Association of Theological Field Education and is also engaged in several missions outreaches focused on pastoral training overseas.