Dr. James E Plueddermann

Articles by this Author

  1. Globalization, Global Church & Educational Ministries: Forging Ecclesiological Relationships Between the "Christian" South and the "Post-Christian" West

    Fall 2011, Ministry with Emerging Generations — Pages 395-405

    As missions becomes increasingly multicultural, leaders and teachers in these settings are faced with many joys and challenges. This article explores current trends and some critical issues for successful multicultural leadership in mission settings.

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  2. Do We Teach the Bible or Do We Teach Students?

    Autumn 1989 — Pages 73-82

    This article discusses the problems of subject-matter centered and student-centered Bible teaching and proposes a new "pilgrim" paradigm of education which avoids the content/application dichotomy of traditional approaches.

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  3. Curriculum Improvement Through Evaluation

    Autumn 1987 — Pages 55-60

    This article shows that to improve the practice of Christian education in local churches, Sunday School teachers need to improve their curriculum evaluations and do them more often. A model for curriculum evaluation is suggested which will guide local Christian educators and professional editors to improve curriculum.

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  4. Metaphors in Christian Education

    Autumn 1986 — Pages 39-48

    This article analyzes some of the metaphors which influence Christian education. The strengths and weaknesses of the metaphors are pointed out, along with the different ways the metaphors view the task of Christian education.

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