- About ParsPars Theological Institute Vision/Mission Statement: To strengthen the theological foundations of the Iranian church both inside and outside Iran by providing in-depth theological training, high quality theological resources, and opportunities for fellowship, discussion and working together among established as well as emerging Iranian church leaders and theologians. Rationale: The rapid growth of Christianity among Iranians all over the world and the urgent need for theologically trained leaders both inside Iran and out. The great need for deep and comprehensive theological, worldview and apologetic training to deal successfully with the effects of centuries of exposure to Islam. The high degree of sophistication required to meet the intellectual needs of educated Iranians who comprise the majority of the emerging leaders at the higher levels of leadership. The crucial need for equipping the emerging leaders with a greater degree of theological discernment for confronting new ideas and practices originated in the west and influencing Iranian Christians through satellite TV and internet. The raise of many experienced and highly qualified Iranian Bible teachers and theological educators who can work together towards meeting this great need. The inadequacy of the existent programs for training higher level leaders. Though programs of leadership training for Iranian Christians…
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JIT is our electronic theological journal published every 3 months. It provides a great opportunity for Iranian Christian thinkers to start tackling many theological issues.
Production of a program of Biblical, Theological and Ministerial study, consisting of about 128 credit hours of material in Farsi, taught by some of the most well known Iranian theological instructors.
Message of the Week
Read a short devotional message by different members of the Pars team every week. The Contributors are some of the most well known Bible teachers and theologians of the Iranian church.
Please browse through our website and consider ways in which you would like to partner with us. We would love to assist your church’s Bible School or training program. Email us with your views, and questions.
The traditional model of theological education suffers from certain defects leading to poor results and a loss of credibility with the Churches. That is due to several factors which this article attempts to explore (in part one) and offer a way forward (in part two). Read More…