This article addresses the importance of developing educational goals for the ministry of the local church. It includes a brief history of Christian educational goals, previous methods used to arrive at these goals, and a review of the types of goals that have been written for Christian education. The article also gives educational leaders some suggestions for writing educational goals for the local church only.
This article presents suggestions for a Christian epistemology. The problem with verification of beliefs is considered as the different kinds of beliefs are reviewed. David Wolfe's argument for valid warrants for Christian assertions is considered, and the different ways of knowing are discussed.