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Cockpit or Conductor? – embedding theological reflection in a Church agency
In this paper from the SWF Changing Church conference, Susy Brouard explores embedding theological reflection into CAFOD’s identity and practice using theological action research methodology.
The Daffodil, the Rose and the Hibiscus: exploring diversity in ministry
Ermal Kirby presents an overview of the initial findings of his research project exploring diversity in ministry across cultures
Metanoia Precedes Management: reflections on theological learning, radical passivity, and the urge to organize
In this paper from the SWF Changing Church conference, Gary Hall reflects on “creatively disruptive” theological learning in community.
Pastoral Theology and Diaspora Community
In this reflection from the SWF Migration & Ministry conference, minister and not-for-profit practitioner Vaughan Jones presents a practice-oriented and theological reflection on migration, diaspora and ministry.
Performance appraisal in the Methodist Church (slides)
A slide collection from a presentation by Anne-marie Greene, Sue Miller and Mark Wakelin on performace appraisal processes in the Methodist Church, presented at a BUIRA (British Universities Industrial Relations Association) event.
Learning from practice in ministerial formation
In this paper commissioned by the Discipleship and Ministries Learning Network of the Methodist Church, Luke Curran reports on a project carried out in order to gain 'insights from the experiences of practice-based formation and training in the churches and the professions'.
Communal learning and pedagogy in contemporary Christian community
Clare Watkins and Sue Miller present a theological action research project on forming collaborative learning communities for discipleship and mission in contemporary Methodist Church practices and understanding.
Studying the management of religious and faith-based organisations – where to go
Malcolm Torry presents an overview of a anticipated project looking at courses, research opportunities and literature on the topic of the management of religious and other faith-based organisations.
The pedagogical challenges of teaching ministerial theology to students from non-traditional community churches
Details of a project proposed by Richard Burgess, Mark Garner, Daniel Eshun and Anthony Thorpe to examine ministerial theological programmes seeking to widen participation for BAME and mature students
Reverse Missionaries: Migration, Theology and Cultural Change in the British Methodist Church
Details of a project proposed by Lia Dong Shimada exploring the case study of Methodist ministers who have migrated from Southern Africa, creating new expressions of Methodist culture, theology and practice in Britain.
Responses of Methodist ministers to ministerial development review: a case for research-led policy-making
Drawing on the responses of Methodist ministers to the policy of ministerial development review, a case is made for research-led policy making.
Embodied approaches to management – incarnation as organisation
Charity Hamilton presents research into the impact of an approach to management and organisation that is centred on embodiment and incarnation