Adult Ministries in the Church

Subscribe to gain premium access!

Level: AdvancedNumber of Lessons: 24Avg. Length: 24 Min.Time Required: 19 Hours MinimumCourse Code: ML504
Course
Materials
Objectives
Professor
Reviews (3)

How do adults learn? What are the most successful ways to teach them? This course presents principles of adult education and their application to various adult age levels within the church. Learners explore theories in young, middle, and older adult education, and examine successful ministries to singles, single parents, and families. The course promotes Knowles’ andragogical model of adult education, emphasizing such important subjects as how adults learn, how structure the classroom, and how to facilitate learning.

Legacy Collection
This course is part of a collection of courses taught by world-class evangelical professors from across the globe on a variety of topics. The lessons are presented on an intermediate to college or seminary level and provide a wealth of information for those who want to dig deeper into their faith. Select courses in the collection are from the Institute of Theological Studies (ITS), which was acquired by Our Daily Bread University.

Objectives

  1. Understand a basic biblical theology of adult education.
  2. Develop a “psychology of adulthood,” especially a grasp of adult learning theories.
  3. Analyze the characteristics and developmental areas of the three general adult age groups (young, middle, and senior).
  4. Develop a philosophy of ministering to various sub-groups among the church’s adults (e.g., singles, single parents, divorced, ill, and elderly).
  5. Apply the principles of adult education to church ministry.
Professor
Kenneth O. Gangel, PhD (1935-2009)
  • Mercy College, LittD
  • University of Missouri, PhD
  • Concordia Seminary, STM
  • Fuller Theological Seminary, MA
  • Grace Theological Seminary, MDiv
  • Taylor University, BA
Load More Reviews

Course Content

Expand All
Lesson One
Lesson Two
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Three
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Four
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Five
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Six
Lesson Seven
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Eight
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Nine
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Ten
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Eleven
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Twelve
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Thirteen
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Fourteen
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Fifteen
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Sixteen
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Seventeen
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Eighteen
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Nineteen
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Twenty
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Twenty-One
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Twenty-Two
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Twenty-Three
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Lesson Twenty-Four
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps
Course Wrap-Up
Lesson Content
0% Complete 0/1 Steps

Related Courses