Issues of the CGJ


Current Issue

Vol 11 No 1: The Transformation of Educational Styles: Shifting the Locus of Learning (Fall 2013)

From the Editor – Linda M. Cannell

Evaluating Metaphors of Education – Ted W. Ward - 1980, Pre-Congress Conference of the IVth Congress of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES), Seoul, Korea, July 3-5

Education for Developing Nations: Equality of Educational Opportunities – Ted W. Ward - 1980, Pre-Congress Conference of the IVth Congress of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES), Seoul, Korea, July 3-5

Schooling as a Defective Approach to Education – Ted W. Ward – 1974, Unpublished Manuscript

Effective Learning in Nonformal Modes – Ted W. Ward, Lois McKinney-Douglas, and John M. Dettoni – 1971, Final Seminar Report for the South East Asia Ministries of Education Organization (SEAMEO) with the cooperation of the South East Asia Development Advisory Group (SEADAG) and the government of Malaysia, Penang, October 11-14

Quibbling about Words—A Necessary Task – Ted W. Ward and John M. Dettoni – 1974, Nonformal Education: Discussion Papers, Number 2, “Nonformal Education: The Definitional Problem,” Institute for International Studies in Education, Michigan State University

Two Modes of Nonformal Education – Ted W. Ward – No Date, Unpublished Manuscript for the Institute for International Studies, Michigan State University

The Rail-Fence Analogy for the Education of Leaders – Ted W. Ward and Samuel F. Rowen – 1969, Unpublished Manuscript for Michigan State University

What Happened to Theological Education by Extension (TEE)? – Ted W. Ward – 1975, Unpublished Manuscript

Comparing Methodologies – Ted W. Ward – No Date, Unpublished Manuscript

Innovations in Education: What’s Next? – Ted W. Ward – 1980, Church Training, Vol 11 No 1, October: 14-15

Leaders Among the People of God – Ted W. Ward – 1993, Unpublished Manuscript

The Anomaly of Theological Education: Institutions Serving an Institution – Ted W. Ward – 2006, Foreword to Theological Education Matters: Leadership Education for the Church

Unholy Dissonance: A Threat to Evangelicalism – Ted W. Ward – 2010, Unpublished Manuscript

A Final Exam for Christian Higher Education – Ted W. Ward – 1992, Faculty Dialogue, No 18, Fall: 5-11

Back Issues

Vol 10 No 2: The Social Philosophy of the Christian Educator (Spring 2013)

Vol 10 No 1: The Educational Philosophy of a Christian Educator (Fall 2012)

Vol 9 No 2: South East Asian Church Responses to Challenges Faced in the Age of Globalization (Spring 2012)

Vol 9 No 1: The Missionary Dimension of Christian Education in Brazil (Portuguese Issue - Fall 2011)

Vol 8 No 2: Non-Formal Education in Central/Eastern Europe (Spring 2011)

Vol 8 No 1: Multiculturalism and Attention to Issues of Social Ethics in Theological Schools: Implications for the Development of Church Leadership (Fall 2010)

Vol 7 No 2: Opportunities and Challenges of Technology in Ministry (Spring 2010)

Vol 7 No 1: Perspectives in Spirituality (Fall 2009)

Vol 6 No 2: The Church’s Mission in the World: The Realities of Contextualization (Spring 2009)

Vol 6 No 1: Congregations: Moving Toward Transformation (Fall 2008)

Vol 5 No 2: Learning as Transformation: Implications for the Church in Mission to the World (Spring 2008)

Vol 5 No 1: Generations (Fall 2007)

Vol 4 No 2: To Change the World: The Social and Political Impact of the Gospel (Spring 2007)

Vol 4 No 1: Issues in Global Mission (Fall 2006)

Vol 3 No 2: What Does It Mean to Be Human (Spring 2006)

Vol 3 No 1: Theological Education as Mission (Fall 2005)

Vol 2 No 2: Theological Education: Developing Leaders for the Church (Spring 2005)

Vol 2 No 1: What is the Church? (Fall 2004)

Vol 1 No 2: Doing Theology (Spring 2004)

Vol 1 No 1: Reconciliation (Fall 2003 - Inaugural Issue)

Articles by Issue

Vol 10 No 2: The Social Philosophy of the Christian Educator (Spring 2013)

From the Editor – Linda M. Cannell

Preparing and Equipping the Leaders of Leaders – Ted W. Ward

Repositioning Mission Agencies for the Twenty-First Century – Ted W. Ward – 1999, International Bulletin of Missionary Research, Vol 23 No 4, October: 146-153

Mission Toward the Twenty-First Century: A Global Overview – Ted W. Ward – Late 1980’s, Southern Baptist Convention Foreign Mission Board Pastors’ Conference

Turning the Corner in Missions – Ted W. Ward – 1996, Unpublished Manuscript dedicated to Chrysalis and its founders, John and Carol Dettoni

Lone Ranger to Barnabas: Over and Out – Ted W. Ward – 1982, Unpublished Manuscript

Healer, Teacher, Evangelizer or Revolutionist? Contending Perspectives on the Church and the Third World – Ted W. Ward – 1988, Address for the Faith and Foreign Policy Conference

Christian Missions—Survival in What Forms? – Ted W. Ward – 1990’s, Unpublished Manuscript for Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

The Church in the Intermediate Future – Ted W. Ward – 1979, Christianity Today, Vol 23 No 18, June 29: 14-18

Involvement or Interference? How to Relate to a Needy World – Ted W. Ward – 1978, Bethel Mennonite College, Kansas, Convocation Address, April 28

The Impossible Dream – Ted W. Ward – Late 1970’s/early 1980’s, Address to the Association of Evangelical Relief and Development Organization (AERDO)

Key Concepts of Development – Ted W. Ward – 1980, First Workshop Session on development at Daystar University, Nairobi, Kenya

Possibilities, Paradigms, and Paralysis – Ted W. Ward – 1998, Unpublished Manuscript

Options for Overseas Service in World Evangelism – Ted W. Ward – 1970, Address at Urbana 1970

The Anxious Climate of Concern for Missionary Children – Ted W. Ward – 1990’s, Unpublished Manuscript

Pejorative Presumptions about Missing Missionaries: A Response to Peter Brierley’s Why Our Missionaries Quit – Ted W. Ward – 1996, Paper for the Overseas Missions Study Center (OMSC), December

Beyond the Pith Helmet – Ted W. Ward – 1980’s, Unpublished Manuscript for Michigan State University

Vol 10 No 1: The Educational Philosophy of a Christian Educator (Fall 2012)

Our Tenth Year of Sharing Common Ground – Linda M. Cannell

Developing Christ-like Leaders – Ted W. Ward – 1993, AETAL, Sao Palo, Brazil

Facilitating Human Development – Ted W. Ward –1982, Michigan Teachers Christian Fellowship

Public Education and Christians: Traveling the Same Trail? – Ted W. Ward – 1974, Wheaton College First Annual Education Foundation Conference

Education That Makes a Difference – Ted W. Ward – 1980, The Bethel Focus Vol 32 No 2

The Lines People Draw – Ted W. Ward – 1989, Faculty Dialogue 1989 (11)

To Reform Christian Education: Six Criteria – Ted W. Ward – 1976, Unpublished Manuscript

The Elegant Nonconformists – Ted W. Ward – 1970, Unpublished Manuscript for an Award’s Ceremony

Curriculum: The Path to High-Worth Outcomes – Ted W. Ward – 2000, Maclellan Foundation

Understanding Teaching and Learning as Inseparable Processes – Ted W. Ward – 2003, Maclellan Foundation

Servants, Leaders, and Tyrants – Ted W. Ward – 1978, Lecture to the faculty and students of Calvin Theological Seminary

Reflection on the Christian Ministry of Ted W. Ward – Linda M. Cannell

Vol 9 No 2 South East Asian Church Responses to Challenges Faced in the Age of Globalization (Spring 2012)

From the Editor – Calvin Chong

Renewing Christian Community Identity and Educational Strategies Through Communities of Practice: Considerations for Singapore Churches – Daniel Low and Rhonda McEwen

Building Deep Christians: Mind and Heart in Action – Lisman Komaladi

How Deep Was It? Plumb Lining the Commitment to Integral Mission – Natee Tanchanpongs

ChristianCommunitas in the Missio Dei: Living Faithfully in the Tension Between Cultural Osmosis and Alienation – Paul De Neui

Vol 9 No 1 The Missionary Dimension of Christian Education in Brazil (Portuguese Issue - Fall 2011)

An Original Language Issue of the Common Ground Journal – João Batista Cavalcante and Arthur Duck, Editors

Testemunho Holístico em Uma Sociedade Multicultural e Multireligiosa – Arthur Duck

A Presença Missionária na Educação Brasileira–Uma Breve Análise da História – João Cavalcante

Em Busca de Uma Pedagogia Integral: Dicotomia e Síntese na Educação Teológica Brasileira – Marcus Throup

A Dimensão Missionária da Educação Infantil – Regina F. Accioly Ferreira

A Missão da Igreja e Educação Cristã Brasileira – Bill Bacheller

Usando a Literatura em Missão – Betty Bacon

Uma Inumação Estupenda. A Missão de Euclides e a Nossa – Henry Bacon

A Educação a Distância Desafios e Oportunidades Para a Expansão do Reino de Deus Utilizando-se Desta Ferramenta – Franck Neuwirth

Vol 8 No 2 Non-Formal Education in Central/Eastern Europe (Spring 2011)

From the Editors – Dave Patty and Steve Patty, Editors

School Without Walls and the Local Church: A Model of Informal Leadership Training in Post-Soviet Countries – Mykhailo M. Cherenkov

My Experience in Discipleship-Making – Maruška Kozlejova

Non-Formal Education as a Tool for Church Planting in Latvia – Peteris Sprogis and Liva Fokrote

Non-Formal Education with a Movement in Mind – Peter Hrubo

Non-Formal Education as a Tool to Equip and Develop a Team – Josef Pavlinak

School Without Walls in Central Asia – Ruslan Zagidulin

Moving from an Expert-Oriented Pedagogy to an Object-Oriented Learning Strategy: Teaching Biblical Truth in a Post-Communist Eastern European Context – Ed Murray

Vol 8 No 1 Multiculturalism and Attention to Issues of Social Ethics in Theological Schools: Implications for the Development of Church Leadership (Fall 2010)

From the Editor – Soong-Chan Rah, Editor

Trusting Strangers as Neighbors? Overcoming Challenges to Reconciliation – Mark G. Harden

Differences in Power Distances May Make Harmony on a Multicultural Team More Challenging – Lisa Anderson-Umana

Prophetic Voices and Evangelical Seminary Education – Soong-Chan Rah

Urban Theological Education at Seattle Pacific University: Encountering Neighbors and Race in Seattle – David P. Leong

Evangelical Identity Meets New Opportunities in Education – Elizabeth M. Mosbo-VerHage (with Soong-Chan Rah)

Vol 7 No 2 Opportunities and Challenges of Technology in Ministry (Spring 2010)

From the Editor – Meri MacLeod, Editor

Online Learning Communities: The Heart of Online Learning – Mark A. Maddix

Distance Hybrid Master of Divinity: A Course-Blended Program Developed by Western Theological Seminary – Meri MacLeod

Learning in Online Community: A Model of Doctorate Level Internet-Enhanced Education – Dennis Williams, Mark Simpson, and Jack Cunningham

The Amazing Panoply – David B. Schock

Toward a Theological Understanding of the Religious Significance of Videogames – Mark Hayse

Tech Etiquette is Just Common Sense – Mark Simpson

Self Direction: A Critical Tool in Distance Learning – Jack Cunningham

Ministry in a Digital World: Establishing a Multidimensional Web Presence – Mark Simpson

Vol 7 No 1 Perspectives in Spirituality (Fall 2009)

From the Editor – Paul Bramer, Editor

Spiritual Formation and the Meaning of Life – Evan B. Howard

It Begins with You! How the Spiritual Formation of the Pastor Effects the Spiritual Formation of the Congregation – Ruth Haley Barton

Adolescent Spiritual Formation: Creating Space for God to Speak – Calum Macfarlane

Living the Abbey Way: An Experiment in Spiritual Formation and the New Monasticism – Jan Bros

From Neutrino Worship to Real Transformation – Rory Noland

Spiritual Formation in Community – Jim Wilhoit

An Active Approach to Spiritual Formation: Encountering, Experiencing, and Extending God – Michele F. Junkin

Telling the Old, Old Story: How the Contemporary Church Practices Reading the Old Testament for Faith and Life – David Brisben

Influencing the Laity's Theologizing for Spiritual Empowerment: An African Perspective – Agnes Makau-Olwendo

Spiritual Formation: Movements to New Life in the Gospels – Fred Guyette

Vol 6 No 2 The Church’s Mission in the World: The Realities of Contextualization (Spring 2009)

From the Editor – Marlene Enns, Guest Editor

The Story of Stadium Village Church: The Journey from China to Ruling Elder – Kathleen Macosko

A Matter of the Heart – Chris Shaw

Islamismen in der Bibelübersetzung – Johannes Reimer

The Contextualization Debate: What About Leadership? – Marcus Dean

African Theology in Quest for Alternatives to the Hegemony of Western Theology – Faustin Ntamushobora

Identifying an Asian Theology: A Methodological Quest – Moonjang Lee

Re-Configuration of Western Theology in Asia – Moonjang Lee

Contextualization: To Know and Make Known God and Jesus Christ…Through Many Types of Logic – Marlene Enns

Book Review: The New Paradigm in Ministry – Bernard J. O’Connor

Vol 6 No 1 Congregations: Moving Toward Transformation (Fall 2008)

From the Editor – Joseph Cookston, Guest Editor

Trying to Get It Right: Taking Seriously the Church as a People Gathered by God – Linda M. Cannell

Building a Healthy Congregational Culture in Today’s Postmodern World – Peter T. Cha

The Transformation of Community and Individual in an Evangelical World – Ted Kautzmann

Educacion Bancaria vs. una Formacion Integral – Robert Kasper

Reflections upon Theological Reflection: How One Pastor Processed Ministry – Daryl Busby

Joining and Belonging: Toward Church Membership as Sharing in Mission – Steve Wimmer

Equipping Leadership: Preparing God’s People for Personal, Congregational, and Community Transformation – Elizabeth A. Wourms

Spiritual Disorientation and God’s Guidance – John Ackerman

Intergenerational Worship – Edward D. Seely

Vol 5 No 2 Learning as Transformation (Spring 2008)

From the Editor – Rhonda McEwan, Guest Editor

The Recovery of Transformative Learning – Angus M. Gunn

Transformative Education and Identity Achievement in the Church – Michael K. Severe

Perspective Transformation: Application for Mission Curriculum in Churches – Mary Mallon Lederleitner

Encountering the Other: Mission and Transformation – Dan Sheffield

Embracing and Embodying Transformative Learning in Global Mission Organizations – Dennis Nyamieh Walker

Toward an Understanding and Practice of Transformative Learning in Africa – Faustin Ntamushobora

Doing Theology in a Multicultural Theological Community – Peter T. Cha

Perspective Transformation in Christian Higher Education at St. Petersburg Christian University – Kent L. Eby

Understanding and Promoting Life Change Among Evangelical Theological Students in Germany – Marie-Claire Weinski

La Formación Integral y su Incorporación en la Estructura Curricular de la Educación Teológica – Robert Kasper

Una Filsofia Ideal Para El Seminario Bautista de la Habana – Israel Martin Lemos

Qualitative Data Analysis and the Transforming Moment – Don Ratcliff

Vol 5 No 1 Generations (Fall 2007)

Our Fifth Year of Sharing Common Ground – Linda Cannell

From the Editors – Jim Dekker and Mark Hayse, Guest Editors

Integrating Worlds: Youth Ministry in the 21st Century – Linda Cannell and Jim Dekker

Teaching and Learning Within a Video Game Culture – Mark Hayse

Beyond the Christian Education Hallway – Laura Widstrom-Johnson

Lessons Learned in Planning Intergenerational Learning and Family Cluster Experiences – Scottie May

Stories from Churches About Intergenerational Learning – Common Ground Journal

Reader Responses to the Common Ground Journal – Common Ground Journal

Vol 4 No 2 To Change the World: The Social and Political Impact of the Gospel (Spring 2007)

From the Editor – Linda M. Cannell, Guest Editor

Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Mission – Jenny Collins

Becoming a True Cross-Cultural Friend – Marcus Dean

Spiritual Reformation in Russia: The Roles of Domestic and Foreign Evangelicals – Igor Petrov

The Road to Urban Mission in the New Global City – Randy White

God's Way are not Our Ways – Charlie Davis

Vol 4 No 1 Issues in Global Mission (Fall 2006)

From the Editor – Laurie D. Bailey

Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Mission – Jenny Collins

Becoming a True Cross-Cultural Friend – Marcus Dean

Spiritual Reformation in Russia: The Roles of Domestic and Foreign Evangelicals – Igor Petrov

The Road to Urban Mission in the New Global City – Randy White

God's Way are not Our Ways – Charlie Davis

Vol 3 No 2 What Does It Mean to Be Human (Spring 2006)

From the Editor – Laurie D. Bailey

What Does It Mean to Be Human – Elaine Becker

Polygyny and the African Church – Emmanuel Ogunyemi

Learning to Be: A Brazilian Case Study in Social Injustice  – Marcus O. Throup

How Theology Should Be Done  – Edmund Chan

Vol 3 No 1 Theological Education as Mission (Fall 2005)

From the Editor – Laurie D. Bailey

LCC: A Narrative Case Study of a Christian Liberal Arts College as Mission – Stephen Dintaman

Re-envisioning the Theological Curriculum as if the Missio Dei Mattered – J. Andrew Kirk

Missiological Challenges in Polish Evangelical Theological Education – Wojciech Kowalewski

Mission as the Creative Frontier of Theological Development – David W. Shenk

Theological Libraries in Central and Eastern Europe – Katharina Penner

Theological Education in Light of Cultural Variations of Reasoning: Some Educational Issues – Marlene Enns

Toward a Holistic View of Theological Education – Einike Pilli

Mission, Theological Education, and Ecumenism – Simon Oxley

Vol 2 No 2 - Theological Education: Developing Leaders for the Church (Spring 2005)

From the Editor – Laurie D. Bailey

Church Education: Freire Style – Burt D. Braunius

Double Loop Learning: Developing Critically Reflective Leaders for a Changing World – Cynthia Brown

Designing a Contextualized Theological Doctorate In and For Africa – Richard L. Starcher

Developing Leaders by Using Cultural Skills to Maximize Learning – George Janvier

Cultural Consideration in Contextualized Leadership in Post-Communist Eastern Europe – Michael T. Cooper

Opportunities for 21st Century Theological Education – Linda M. Cannell

Toward A New Curriculum for Theological Education – Richard A. Cotton

Vol 2 No 1 - What is the Church? (Fall 2004)

From the Editor – Laurie D. Bailey

The Upside Down Church – Linda M. Cannell

Revitalizing the Small Church: A Spiritual Model – Terri Birkett

Cultural Influences on the Development of Early Church Structures: Implications for Contextual Ecclesiology – Michael T. Cooper

Renovating the Pastoral Office – Daryl Busby

Vol 1 No 2 - Doing Theology (Spring 2004)

From the Editor – Laurie D. Bailey

Doing Theology – Elizabeth Conde-Frazier

East and West: A Theological Conversation – Parush R. Parushev

Continuing the Conversation: Starting Points—Crafting Reconciliation Through Identity – Gary Fujino

Vol 1 No 1 — Reconciliation (Fall 2003 - Inaugural Issue)

From the Editor – Laurie D. Bailey

Congregational Healing: Lessons from Africa – Karl Dortzbach

Transformation in the Borderlands: A Study of Matthew 15:21-28 – Daniel Shipanni

Forgiveness – Perry G. Downs

Reconciliation: The Prophetic Leadership of African Americans in this Strategic Time – Brenda Salter-McNeil