Editorial: Pastoral Theology into the 21st Century
AbstractPastoral Theology presents-in many ways-the most important continuing challenge to the church! For it is the integration of theory and practice. Too much theory, and the church can become a sterile place marked by 'head knowledge'. Alternatively, too much practice and the church can become a pragmatic institution ruled by societal trends-if it works, it must be good. Pastoral Theology seeks to wed the two aspects of Christian ministry. We do not automatically assume that if a church is big and growing that God must be blessing it, and neither, alternatively, can we assume that if a church is not big and growing, that God has perfected His will among the local "elect".
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Simon, C. (2001). Editorial: Pastoral Theology into the 21st Century. Australasian Pentecostal Studies, (--). Retrieved from https://aps-journal.com/index.php/APS/article/view/32
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