Theology and Tradition

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Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of and commitment to Christian doctrine, government and worship.

The candidate shall

  • demonstrate an understanding of the doctrines of the church and how they have emerged over time in the context of the church’s interaction with culture.
  • show an awareness of and commitment to a creedal and confessional understanding of the church’s tradition.
  • show how a consideration of the church’s doctrine can assist the church in its mission and its engagement with non-Christians, and people of other faiths.
  • be able to apply doctrine, government and worship to the pastoral and outreach ministries of the church.
  • articulate a Christ-centric understanding of worship substance and style.