This course grounds the student in the theology and core practices of personal and congregational formation and discipleship.
Students will be able to:
Articulate a theological basis for the Wesleyan emphasis on spiritual disciplines and practice them as means of grace.
Explain and implement the General Rules and the practices of small groups in a congregation.
Educate and resource a congregation in the disciplines Christian formation.
Organize congregations to help people discern their callings and gifts for ministry.
Instructor: Dr. Robert W. Winstead, Assistant Professor in the Practice of Practical Theology, Candler School of Theology, Atlanta, Georgia
Prerequisite: COS 121 & COS 122