Developing and Implementing a Training in Biblical Interpretation for the Bible Study Teachers at First Baptist Church, Waynesboro, Georgia
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SubjectBible--Criticism, interpretation, etc.--Study and teaching
Christian education--Teacher training
The purpose of this project was to develop and implement training in biblical interpretation for the Bible study teachers at First Baptist Church, Waynesboro, Georgia. Chapter 1 presents the purpose, goals, ministry context, rationale, definitions, limitations, delimitations and research methodology for this project. Chapter 2 presents the biblical and theological foundations for training in biblical interpretation through the exegesis of Old Testament and New Testament passages. Chapter 3 presents the theoretical and practical foundations for training teachers in biblical interpretation through the consideration of biblical theology, hermeneutical principles, membership in the church, and the clarity of Scripture. Chapter 4 gives a detailed presentation of the way in which the project was carried out by laying out the six phases of this project. Chapter 5 examines and presents the results of the project, includes changes I would make, and theological and personal reflections from the execution of this project.