'Tend My Sheep': The word of God and pastoral ministry edited by Keith Condie
What is the connection between the doctrine and exegesis of the Scriptures on the one hand, and the theology and practice of ministry on the other? The chapters of this book each reflect the belief that authentic pastoral ministry is grounded in the ministry of the word of God..
The essays collected here originated as papers given at the Annual Moore College School of Theology for 2015.
That Charles Simeon was one of the most influential early evangelicals through his long ministry at Holy Trinity, Cambridge (1783-1836) is undisputed. This book explores just how influential he was, and continues to be, on the other side of the world to his immediate context, in Australia. It looks at his impact on various people from Samuel Marsden to Phillip Jensen and evaluates Simeon’s influence on a variety practices including preaching, social witness and ministry priorities.
This publication is edited by faculty member Ed Loane and came out of papers presented at Moore College's Library Day 2015.
“But that end was really only the beginning. Despite their enormous implications, there is absolutely no trouble presenting a clear and consistent account of the events of that amazing day. The trouble comes in remembering that, on that amazing day, the world changed forever….”
Peter Bolt provides a clear explanation of what happened when Jesus rose in the Think Tank Blog archives.
“The cross of the Lord Jesus and the apostolic testimony to this event proves beyond reasonable doubt not just that God’s ways are different, but more that God’s ways of doing things turn worldly wisdom on it’s head.”
David Hohne examines the cross and wisdom in this perfect piece for Easter reflection.
From Genesis 3 all of humanity have had a problem with listening to God, but also to each other. And two constant refrains all through Scripture are ‘listen to God’s word’ and ‘remember’. Jane Tooher, director of Priscilla and Aquila Centre, discusses hearing the word in sermons in a recent elective she presented at EQUIP Leaders conference.
These full notes are one of the resources at the P&A Resource Centre which has over 450 resources for ministry.
“How do we rightly interpret the Bible within a modern-day setting when it was not written by or to people in the modern day? How do we take these ancient words of authoritative revelation and apply them well to contemporary situations?”
We need to work at understanding the place of the Law in the people of the new covenant writes Moore College faculty member George Athas on the Think Tank blog.