MIN1063 Ministerial Ethics

This course traces the development and history of the ethical thought of the leaders of Israel and of the Christian church from the giving of the Ten Commandments, through the era of John the Baptist, to the twentieth-century Holiness Movement. Current moral/ethical issues and the ethical aspects of major Pentecostal doctrines are outlined. Guidelines for proper relationships with the congregation and with fellow ministers are highlighted. The course concludes with the practical application of ethics to the minister’s home life and ministry.
Prerequisite or sequence recommendation:
Materials required:
SG: Ministerial Ethics by T. Burton Pierce
Textbook: The Challenge of the Disciplined Life by Richard J. Foster
Textbook: Ministerial Ethics: A Guide for Spirit-Filled Leaders (2nd
ed.) by T. Burton Pierce and Stanley M. Horton
New International Version of the Bible