Theology, Interfaith Relations and Ecclesial Leadership Development

This programme is broken down in the following thematic areas.

 

1. Ecumenical Formation

Goals

  • Nurture young theologians and pastors for ecumenical formation
  • Rekindle the spirit of ecumenism

Interventions

  • Young theologians especially participants at the AACC Ecumenical Theological Institute are encouraged and supported to write, present and publish theological literature
  • Conduct a tracer study of the graduates of Theological Institute
  • Organize annual theological colloquiums and competitions

 

2.  Addressing Misleading Theologies

Goals

  • Engage churches in identifying, analyzing and deconstructing misleading theologies on the continent

Interventions

  • Create platforms for dialogue with theological associations on deconstructing misleading
  • theologies
  • Equip church leaders in Africa to identify and analyze destructive and misleading theologies

 


3. Interfaith Interventions

Goals

  • Diffuse interfaith tensions and create awareness on the need for interfaith dialogue

Interventions

  • Collaborate with Programme for Christian Muslims Relations in Africa (PROCMURA)
  • Facilitate member churches in interfaith reconciliations
  • Engage the African Union on interfaith matters
  • Facilitate peace meetings involving leaders and youth of different faiths, particularly in conflict areas

 


4. Ecclesial Leadership Development For Self-Sustainability

Goals

  • Provide guidance and accompaniment for sustainable leadership in the churches

Interventions

  • Promote good governance and democratic transition in the churches (e.g. respect for church constitutions, fighting corruption, etc.)
  • Facilitate conflict resolution within churches as requested
  • Create an AACC pool of mediators who are non-partisan
  • Continue providing capacity building on leadership at different levels