Four Ministries, One Jesus
Four Ministries, One Jesus was released by SPCK in November 2017.
Combining the skills of a leading biblical scholar with the wisdom derived from years of pastoral experience in guiding vocation and ordination training, the Dean invites the reader to consider four key aspects of Christian ministry, as depicted in the gospels' portraits of Jesus. Based upon the latest Selection Criteria and ordination liturgies, this is essential reading for anyone exploring their own vocation or discerning other peoples' callings to all forms of ministry.
Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury
The Rt Revd Richard Chartres
'This is Richard Burridge at his best: combining practical wisdom, deep spirituality and inspiring scholarship.'
Graham Tomlin, Bishop of Kensington
'An accessible guide from a notable scholar of what the gospels have to teach us about Christian ministry and mission.'
The Revd Canon Steve Benoy, Diocesan Director of Ordinands, Peterborough
'A wonderfully rich, thought-provoking and beautifully structured book that will be an invaluable resource for those exploring God's call to ministry.'
Ian McIntosh, Ministry Division, The Archbishops' Council
'Down-to-earth, informative, enriching...an essential read for anyone exploring God's 'nudge'.'
Martyn Percy, Dean of Christ Church, Oxford
'A wise and rich resource for those exploring vocation, deeply rooted in the realities of ministry and in the depths of the biblical tradition.'
Rosalind Brown, Canon Librarian, Durham Cathedral
'One of the very best books on Jesus, the gospels and ministry today...packed with treasure and wisdom.'
'Presenting Jesus as the exemplar for ministry, this welcome book blends a scholar's attention to gospel texts with a priest's insight into ordained life.'
You can purchase this book from Amazon or SPCK. A number of the Dean's books are also available to purchase directly from the Office of the Dean on the Strand Campus - please contact the Dean to make an enquiry.
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