Andrew Reid What is theological education for / what does it do? 1. Tools not answers 2. Brain education — it kickstarts a process of theological thinking with the dedicated study period it provides. 3. A place to form ministry networks — support for future ministry — contact with people […]
I wonder if you, like me, have heard other Christians talk about how theology is ‘academic’. There’s an implication there that theology is not relevant to every day life. But reading Death By Love, a recent offering from Mark Driscoll along with Gerry Breshears, there can be no doubt that the […]
The Ministry Training Strategy takes a number of different names around Australia. Whether you call it MAP (Adelaide), MTS (Sydney), a traineeship (Canberra) or Equip (Melbourne); whether it’s part-time or full-time; self-funded or not; straight out of uni or after some work experience, it’s ‘on the job’ training for ministry.
On the Sola Panel, Tony Payne of The Briefing considers ‘generous orthodoxy’ and writes,
Not long ago, on our departure from Adelaide, I referred you to a list of things that we will try to avoid while studying. I’ve just come across some further advice for budding theology students which we shall adhere to closely… :)