Fresh Expression beweging en die Hervormde Kerk – ’n nuwe manier van kerkwees?

Show simple item record Ungerer, Andre Gerhardus 2018-07-12T09:34:10Z 2018-07-12T09:34:10Z 2017-12-05
dc.description.abstract The Fresh Expression movement is well-known in Great Britain and other Western countries like the USA, Australia and lately South Africa. During 2013, a task team launched two pilot courses in Cape Town and George that marked the beginning of Fresh Expressions in South Africa. The Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika (Netherdutch Reformed Church of Africa – NRCA) exposed 125 of her pastors to the Fresh Expression movement by means of the annual continuous theological training program during 2015. Three of the pastors underwent the ‘Train the Trainer’ course and are currently involved in the presentation of courses in the Pretoria region. The Fresh Expression movement hold the possibility for pioneers in church planting to reach the people who have no ties with the established church. By entering a certain context, faith communities are established by means of listening to the people in their context, serving them in a loving way, creating a community, evangelise and discipling them and starting their own unique way of worshipping. The new faith communities are not in competition with the established church but it is rather a question of a mixed economy where different types of church exists alongside each other in mutual respect and support. This study tries to establish basic criteria to distinguish a Fresh Expression from random missional outreaches by a congregation. Two potential Fresh Expressions in the NRCA were evaluated by the set criteria. en_ZA
dc.description.department Reformed Theological College en_ZA
dc.description.librarian am2018 en_ZA
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dc.identifier.citation Ungerer, A.G., 2017, ‘Die Fresh Expression beweging en die Hervormde Kerk – ’n nuwe manier van kerkwees?’, HTS Teologiese Studies/ Theological Studies 73(1), a4683. 10.4102/hts.v73i1.4683. en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 0259-9422 (print)
dc.identifier.issn 2072-8050 (online)
dc.identifier.other 10.4102/hts.v73i1.4683
dc.language.iso Afrikaans en_ZA
dc.publisher AOSIS Open Journals en_ZA
dc.rights © 2017. The Authors. Licensee: AOSIS. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License. en_ZA
dc.subject Fresh Expression movement en_ZA
dc.subject Pastors en_ZA
dc.subject South Africa (SA) en_ZA
dc.subject Netherdutch Reformed Church of Africa (NRCA) en_ZA
dc.title Fresh Expression beweging en die Hervormde Kerk – ’n nuwe manier van kerkwees? en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA

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