Summary: Biblical theology is taken down from the shelves ofmisunderstanding and neglect and placed in pastors' hands as thepractical, everyday tool it is.Capitol Hill Baptist Church associate pastor Michael Lawrencecontributes to the IXMarks series as he centers on the practicalimportance of biblical theology to ministry. He begins with anexamination of a pastor's tools of the trade: exegesis and biblicaland systematic theology. The book distinguishes between the powerof narrative in biblica ...show morel theology and the power of application insystematic theology, but also emphasizes the importance of theircollaboration in ministry.Having laid the foundation for pastoral ministry, Lawrence usesthe three tools to build a biblical theology, telling the entirestory of the Bible from five different angles. He puts biblicaltheology to work in four areas: counseling, missions, caring forthe poor, and church/state relations. Rich in application andpractical insight, this book will equip pastors and church leadersto think, preach, and do ministry through the framework of biblicaltheology. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 10
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