Practicing Ministry in the Presence of God
Practicing Ministry in the Presence of God presents a new paradigm for church ministry--one that is based on fundamental truths of the Christian faith such as the Trinity, union with Christ, and the "already" presence of the Holy Spirit in...
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Practicing Ministry in the Presence of God presents a new paradigm for church ministry--one that is based on fundamental truths of the Christian faith such as the Trinity, union with Christ, and the "already" presence of the Holy Spirit in the church. This new paradigm can help busy pastors avoid "burnout" in the ministry and model Trinitarian, New Testament patterns of ministry to their people. Practicing Ministry in the Presence of God reflects the best of recent New Testament scholarship, sensitivity to the contexts of globalized postmodern cultures dominated by digital media, and practical applications for Christian life, discipleship, worship, and mission.
John Jefferson Davis (Ph.D., Duke University) is professor of systematic theology and Christian ethics at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, where he has taught since 1975. He has published for many years in both theological and scientific journals. He is the winner of several Templeton Foundation awards, including the Award for Quality and Excellence in the Teaching of Science and Religion (1998), as well as the National Institutes of Health Grant, National Human Genome Research Institute (2002)
His many books include Worship and the Reality of God: An Evangelical Theology of Real Presence (IVP Academic, 2010); The Frontiers of Science and Faith: Examining Questions from the Big Bang to the End of the Universe (InterVarsity Press, 2002); The Victory of Christ's Kingdom: An Introduction to Postmillennialism (Canon Press, 1996); Sterilization Option: A Guide For Christians (Baker, 1995); Evangelical Ethics: Issues Facing the Church Today (Presbyterian Reformed, 2006) and Christ's Victorious Kingdom: Postmillennialism Reconsidered (Baker, 1986)
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