The North Jersey company of pastors: building competencies and strengthening relationships for ministry as a community of practice

Full Title
The North Jersey company of pastors: building competencies and strengthening relationships for ministry as a community of practice
Author
Robert C Foltz-Morrison
Abstract
This report evaluated a peer-led learning project in which twenty-five pastors participated. The project addressed an increasing trend of pastors leaving ministry who do not have the support nor varied skills to serve congregations. The community of practice model drew upon research that enduring learning takes places in association with others. Insights are drawn from company of pastors (Calvin), Presbyterian ecclesiology, communities of practice (Wenger), self-directed learning (Knowles), peer learning (US CLS, SPE, FACT, TIM), group theory (Johnsons), the peer learning format itself, and the most active pastor participants.
Degree Granting Institution
Advisor
Scott Thumma
Language
English
Date
2013
Number of Pages
188