Now that we have defined what the church is and have an idea of the purpose of the church, we have to ask how we are to accomplish our purpose. When we talk about this we usually talk about the ministries of the church. Ministries are avenues through which the local church seeks to fulfill is purpose. We will spend some time thinking of what the essential ministries that must be present in order for the church to be a church. Then we talk about how to implement these ministries in our local context.
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– Class Discussion for Week 5
– Read: Wayne Grudem, Systematic Theology, pp. 1016-1088 (Ch 52)
– Case Study #1
– Vocabulary Quiz #1
For Further Study:
- What is Church Ministry
- What is Church Ministry (Eastern Orthodox)
- What is “Ministry”?
- What is a Church? Biblical Basics for Christian Community
What is Ministry
What is the Most Important Ministry in the Church Today?
What is your favorite ministry?
Every Christian Is In “Ministry”