Serving the People of God's Presence
A Theology of Ministry
Leading theologian Terry Cross articulates the doctrine of the church's ministry from a Pentecostal perspective, demonstrating how Pentecostals can contribute to and learn from the church catholic. This companion to Cross's previous course, The People of God's Presence, proposes a radical revision of the structural framework of the local church within the often-overlooked corporate priesthood of all believers. Cross explores principles for leadership and ministry from the New Testament and the early church, helping all believers to do the work of ministry.
Meet the instructor
Dr. Terry Cross
I am Dr. Terry Cross, a Princeton University graduate, and a Pentecostal theologian who has studied and written extensively about Trinitarian theology, especially in relation to the writings of 20th century theologian Karl Barth. Prior to my teaching at Lee University, I pastored for 12 years and taught high school Latin and history.
This course, "Serving the People of God's Presence," is a companion to my previous course, "The People of God's Presence", where I propose a radical revision of the structural framework of the local church within the often-overlooked corporate priesthood of all believers. We explore questions such as: What are some radical changes for the church today? What is the theology of ministry? We take a look at the biblical terms used for ministry, and more.