The Trinitarian Shape of Pastoral Ministry
When we truly grasp that the ministry into which we have been called is “the ministry of Jesus Christ, to the Father, through the Holy Spirit for the sake of the Church and the world,” it transforms our perception of who we are and has significant implications for our practice. Discover how the Trinitarian shape of ministry can establish, challenge and inspire your pastoral vocation.
Stephen Seamands is professor of Christian Doctrine at Asbury Theological Seminary. He received a B.A. from Asbury College, 1970; a M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary, 1972; a Th.M. from Princeton Theological Seminary, 1974; and a Ph.D. from Drew University, 1983. Seamands was the 2005-2006 recipient of the Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award at Asbury Seminary. His book, Ministry in the Image of God: The Trinitarian Shape of Christian Service (InterVarsity Press, 2005), received the 2006 Christianity Today Award of Merit for books in the area of church and pastoral leadership.