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De-constructing and Re-constructing the Institutional Church

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Toward a Theology of Spirit-Sensitive Change

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Faced with declining memberships and demands for relevance, many leaders have focused on the inertia of the institutional forms, features, and processes of the Church. While such foci are justified, much of the zeal that animates change reflects an inadequate grasp of the Church’s institutional character. Building on nuances of this character, a set of concepts, contours, and caveats are offered to inform a theology of change for the Church, one that is sensitive to the Spirit. Pentecostal theology provides a compelling context for this endeavor. It is argued that this theology must be sensitive to the authoritative role of Spirit-Word, the de- and re-constructive work of the Spirit, and the dynamics of social context.

Affiliations: 1: Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, Box 870302, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, bjohnson@bamaed.ua.edu

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2014-04-03
2016-12-07

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