oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Toward a Malawian urban ministry model
|Article Title||Toward a Malawian urban ministry model|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 *Church of Central Africa Presbyterian, Nkhoma Synod. **Department Practical Theology and Missiology, University of Stellenbosch|
|Publication Date||Aug 2003|
|Pages||278 - 292|
|Keyword(s)||Black theology, Cultural disorientation, Ethnic traditions, Feminist theology, Health care, Human living conditions, Manual labourers, Rural traditional life-style, Slum areas, Small-business entrepreneurs and Urbanisation challenges|
This article reflects critically on the urban ministry of the CCAP Nkhoma Synod in Malawi. Poverty, secularisation, disorientation and pollution pose a great challenge for the church ministry in addressing the needs and circumstances of the poor in the shantytowns of Lilongwe and the other Malawian cities. As a ministry approach in the urban context, a theory has been developed called a ""Holistic Hermeneutical Practical Theology.""
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