Promoting practical theology to equip leaders who are actively engaged in Christian ministry.
The annual research conference of Harvest has been running since 2012, with the goals of stimulating research within and beyond the College and giving faculty, students and visitors a place to present the results of their research into ministry areas. We’ve investigated themes such as “Redefining Christian Ministry for 21st Century Contexts” (2012), “Multiple Perspectives on Ministry” (2013), “Cultural Perspectives on Ministry” (2014), “Church and Ministry: a Contemporary Voice” (2015) and “Can Theology be Practical?” (2016) and many of the papers were reshaped for journals and even a book.
With this purpose in mind, we launched our Journal of Contemporary Ministry in 2015 to provide an extra, more permanent, record of the research presented at the conference as well as research from “outside.”
This year we will explore the work of the Holy Spirit and ministry in a world that is frequently confused about, or resistant to, Christian mission.