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Theology: Why Do We Need It?

Theology is for the full-time career pastor; it does not apply to the layperson sitting in the pew.”This idea exists in the modern church. Theological training in Africa is almost always linked to ordination. It’s unusual for someone to enrol for Bible education unless they’re preparing for church leadership.This thinking, however, has led to a serious problem within the church: the increase of false teaching and false prophets, and Christianity being influenced more by contemporary culture than by Biblical truth. As one writer put it, the Christian world is “confused about beliefs, heritage, and

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