Where are our students today? Perhaps most of them are involved in some kind of ministry, but are they really educating (discipling) their disciples? Are we, as educators, adequately developing educators? Educators (leaders) must have a radical commitment to the discipleship process. Our role is to assist each and every student to become the very best educator possible.
Teachers come in two flavors: educators and experts. The educator studies learning style and process. The Expert focuses on his subject to the exclusion of all else. The field of missionary education is replete with experts but nearly devoid of educators. This imbalance produces a corresponding misaligned emphasis among students taught by missionary educators, but it can be easily corrected.
For the past two years, ATAL (Asociación Teológica de América Latina), known in English as the Latin America Theological Association, has been working with sister organizations around the world in the formation of a network of theological associations with the purpose of raising the recognition level of their efforts in the advancement of Pentecostal theology.
Schedule (Links open session content) Wed. 9/8 3:00 PM Registration—Lobby of Adams/Mangrum 5:30 Invitational Dinner with Earl Creps 6:00 Dinner 7:00 Earl Creps: “Are We a Gutenberg Generation in a Google world?” Thurs. 9/9 7:30 AM Breakfast 8:30 Devotional 9:00 Earl Creps: “Mentoring, Meddling or Muddling?” 10:30 Break 11:00 “Mentoring, […]
We have been working in Instituto Bíblico Nazareth in Chiapas, Mexico, for seven years. From the beginning we noticed several problem areas: low academic standards, a poor work ethic among the students, and finally, and most importantly, a great lacking in regards to knowledge of the Holy Spirit. The District Superintendent later confirmed our suspicion when he told us that only 8% of the ministers in the entire District were baptized in the Holy Spirit.