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Author(s): Steven Croft, Roger Walton, Steven J. L. Croft
This user-friendly handbook is essential reading for all embarking on a course of training for Christian ministry, lay or ordained. Designed to reduce the fear factor and you make the most of your study and training, it covers: How we learn best; Work/life balance; Knowing God better; Studying the Bible; Worship and prayer; Knowing yourself better; What is theological reflection; Vocations, gifts and ministry.
Roger Walton is a Methodist minister and was the Director of the Wesley Study Centre, between 1999-2010. He was previously the William Leech Research Fellow at Durham University and became the Chair of the West Yorkshire Methodist District in 2011.
Steven Croft is to be the next Bishop of Oxford, having been Bishop of Sheffield since 2009. A former Archbishop's Missioner and the first Team Leader of Fresh Expressions, he is the author of many acclaimed books including Jesus' People: What the Church should do next and editor of Mission-shaped Questions. Steven is a co-creator of the Emmaus course and co-author of the Pilgrim course.
'An excellent - and ecumenically aware - practical guide for those about to begin training for lay and ordained ministries, and those considering their call.' -- Philip Luscombe, Principal of Wesley House, Cambridge
'Intended primarily for those preparing for recognised ministries in the Anglican and Methodist traditions, this book offers a realistic, practical and honest introduction to the complexities of ministerial formation.' -- Jan Berry, Tutor in Practical Theology, The Partnership for Theological Education, Manchester
'An excellent and comprehensive account of what to expect during ministerial training...I wish it had been written a year ago!' -- Sarah Partridge, Inital Year Ministerial Training
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