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Gereformeerde gemeente-opbou?

J. L. du Plooy, C. J. H. Venter
In die Skriflig/In Luce Verbi | Vol 30, No 3 | a1582 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ids.v30i3.1582 | © 1996 J. L. du Plooy, C. J. H. Venter | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 12 June 1996 | Published: 12 June 1996

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J. L. du Plooy,, South Africa
C. J. H. Venter,, South Africa

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In this article current definitions of congregation building (church growth) in the ranks of the Gereformeerde Kerke in Suid-Afrika are described. Several contributions of Reformed ("Gereformeerde”) theologians concerning these definitions are considered and evaluated. The possibility of different points of departure is discussed. In conclusion, several suggestions concerning a definition of congregation building are made for future consideration.


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