CMIN418: Pastoral Ministry
Azusa Pacific University

Dr. Dick Pritchard

The life and work of the Christian pastor is studied with attention to the broad range of duties, rituals, and responsibilities for which the contemporary Christian pastor is expected to have competency. Topics for study include administration of sacraments, church finance, staff administration, worship, church boards, pastoral visitation, and evangelism.

1 Scenes of the Church & Life
2 Practicing Ministry & Practical Theology
3 Call & Ordination
4 Understanding Yourself, Your Theology & Philosophy of Ministry, and Your Context
5 The Process of Strategic Thinking and Acting
6 Christian Calendar
7 Administration
8 Recap
9 Strategy
10 Worship
11 Culture & Worship
12 Confirmation & Funerals
13 Miscellaneous Pastoral Topics