By Dr. Riad Kassis via International Council for Evangelical Theological Education Are our seminaries conscious that they are functioning in societies that have various crucial needs? Are our educational systems and curricula geared towards meeting these needs? How are we equipping our students and future leaders to face the communities that are affected by war, poverty, disorder, and disaster? These are some of the issues that I will attempt to address. Read more at ICETE‘s library.
by Rev. Don Allsman Dr. Ramesh Richard has articulated a startling challenge to the Lord’s Great Commission in our day: how to provide for the 95 percent of pastors who have not been trained for ministry. In a world that is becoming increasingly urban and poor, there needs to be mechanisms in place to train millions of pastors, elders, deacons, youth workers and church planters just to address the current situation. If revival were to explode in urban centers globally, the growth would be beyond our ability to respond. Current Formal/Traditional (FT) approaches are useful and helpful, but cannot meet […]