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Resources in Theology Formation and Evangelism

The Gospel of Mark: A Men’s Study of Christian Discipleship

Male Issue:  What does it mean to be Christ’s man? Questions:  How are men called to deal with stress?  How does faith equip men to move from ‘competition’ to building ‘capacity’?  How do men serve as witnesses to resurrection?

Hosea: The Prophecy of a Husband Father

Male Issue:  What does it mean to be a husband and father? Questions:  How do men express love in the home?  How do men deal with others who do not live up to their expectations? How do men deal with unfaithfulness?

Jeremiah: the Story of a Man Caught in the Middle

Male Issue:  What do you do when you feel caught between the demands of faith and of the world? Questions:  What does it mean to have faith in the face of trouble?  What is hope?  What does it mean to be “God’s man”?

Isaiah: A Toolbox for Spiritual Growth

Male Issue:  How do men see God? Questions:  How do men envision God?  How do men develop their pictures of God? How do men understand themselves in light of their pictures of God?

Song of Solomon: A Lover’s Manual

Male Issue:  How do men understand themselves as sexual beings? Questions:  What does sex mean to the man of faith? What is the relationship between love and sex? What is the difference between men and women’s view of sex?

Job: the Story of a Man Confronting Adversity

Male Issue:  How do men deal with adversity? Questions:  How do men deal with the loss of position, wealth, children, spouse, etc.?  How do men choose their friends? How do men see God?

Form 5B – Session Recommendation for Enrollment as Candidate

This form is completed by the inquirer’s session and forwarded to the presbytery’s committee/commission overseeing preparation for ministry. Questions that may guide the session’s discussion with the inquirer and provide support for its recommendation to the committee/commission overseeing preparation for ministry may be found in the “Advisory Handbook” on pages 39-41. Attach a letter explaining rationale… Read more »

Form 5A – Application to be Enrolled by Presbytery as a Candidate

To be completed initially by the inquirer seeking to be advanced to candidacy. The recommendations of the session and the committee/commission overseeing preparation for ministry along with the action taken by the presbytery are recorded on this form.