This study guide was created to facilitate the use of the primary text, Pastor, Church & Law, in an academic setting. Each chapter in the main text has a corresponding chapter in this study guide that consists of the following features designed to assist readers in understanding the material:
- A listing of key terms that are addressed in the text with which the reader should be familiar.
- A description of learning objectives.
- Several short-answer questions that are designed to assist readers in applying material in the text to real-life situations. Most short-answer questions are based on actual cases.
- Discussion questions that will assist readers in a deeper and more complete understanding of the material in the text.
The materials addressed in Pastor, Church & Law may seem overwhelming. But, using this study guide will assist in understanding the most important points. It is designed for use in academic settings such as seminaries, but can also be used to facilitate training by churches, denominations, and individuals.