CM101Pastoral Theology and Ministry
CM101 : Pastoral Theology and Ministry (1.5 Credit)
Academic Year : 2021
About this course
3 Lecturers: Rev Ivan Tan, Ps Dr Beh Soo Yeong, Ps Stanley Tay
This course seeks to provide students (both lay-leaders and those preparing for ministry) with a theological foundation and practical understanding of pastoral ministry. It integrates 2 broad aspects, including (a) what the pastor is called to be and (b) what the pastor is called to do.
Lecturer : Ivan TanIvan Tan worked as a corporate lawyer and then as in-house counsel before going to Asbury Theological Seminary in Kentucky, US from which he graduated with a Master of Divinity degree. After returning to Singapore he worked as ministry staff in his home church before being accepted as a pastor. He has served as Assistant Pastor of Wesley Methodist Church, and is currently Pastor-in-Charge of Living Hope Methodist Church. He is passionate about mentoring new leaders, and growing small groups where members hold each other accountable for holy living, and for reaching the last, the lost, and the least. Believing that hospitality is essential to Christian life and ministry, he and his wife Kiem Kiok love to host people to meals, especially at their home. They also enjoy taking walks together in parks, and listening to classical music.
Venue: Zoom Classroom , own study place
Oct 11, 18, 25;
Nov 8, 15, 29