Caring for People in Need: 21st Century Benevolence

  • Facilitator: Bishop Herbie McKenzie
  • Level: Certificate
  • Study time: 1-2 Days
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Course overview
A study of the biblical and theological basis of benevolence and care. This course examines the practical aspects of developing a ministry of care. Benevolence in the marketplace features interviews and discussions with care givers working in a variety of urban and rural settings and introduces the ministry outreaches of the Church of God Division of Care.

After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Trace the biblical and theological basis of benevolence through the Old Testament, the teachings of Jesus, and the New Testament church.

- Discuss the role of the church in benevolence to the community of faith and outside the community of faith.

- Identify practical ways for the Christian to care for people in need in the marketplace.

-Develop a ministry of care and benevolence.

  • Zoom Session (Live) View date in prospectus. 
  • Video time: 4 hours 
  • Test
  • Certificate
Live sessions are only available on the dates listed in the prospectus.

Meet the facilitator

Bishop Herbie McKenzie
BA BSc MA Pg. Cert Mgt., Dip. In Christian Counselling.

Herbie is the Senior Pastor of NTCG Dudley. He is the Chair of the National Education Board for NTCG England and Wales and formerly served as a course facilitator at LTC for Helping People in Crisis and, Christian Ethics and Practical Theology.
Herbie is a former lecturer at both Middlesex University and Birkbeck College, University of London, where he taught social policy for over 14 years. He has over 25 years of experience in mental health in both the public and voluntary sectors, at senior management levels. He is a national instructor for Mental Health First Aid, England, and a master instructor on the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), for Livingworks.