Scientific Articles

1981Four models for EvangelismSkrif en Kerk 2
1982Theological perspectives on 'Gemeindeaufbau 'Skrif en Kerk 2
1983Ministry structures - a program for renewalDie Kerk se Werk (PTWSA)
1983Youth evangelismN G T T
1984Integrating Youth into the full life and work of the church - in worship (E)RES Youth Conference, Chicago
1985Modern developments in the area of CatecheticsDie Kerk se Werk (PTWSA)
1985Renewal in Catechetics and Youth MinistrySkrif en Kerk 2
1986Positive motivation of the youth to become involved in societyN G T T
1987The relation "Gemeindeaufbau" to the other disciplines of the subject Practical Theology and other theological subjectsPraktiese Teologie in Suid-Afrika 2
1987An Evangelism perspective on ministry in the local churchSkrif en Kerk 2
1990The child and the Bible 1N G T T
1991 6(1)Adriaan Cornelis Barnard P T in S A
1991The unfinished mission task and the post-Christian personP T in S A
1991 6(1)The relation theory/praxis in Practical TheologyP T in S A
1991The child in the Bible 2N G T T
1992Evangelism in S A today (E)AETE Journal (USA)
1993 (49)Teaching the Bible to Teenagers (E)Scriptura
1993 8(2)"Gemeindeaufbau: Dynamics in the process of renewalP T in S A
1994 (1/1)The role of Christian church leaders in the peace process in South Africa (with Bikitsha Njumbuxa and Hennie Pieterse) (E)Religion & Theology
1995 10(2)Continuous theological training and the needs of pastorsP T in S A
1996 11(1)Service-evangelism: a style where theology and methodology meet (E)P T in S A
1997 12(2)Basis- and Praxis Theory for Youth MinistryP T in S A
1998/99Service evangelism: a style where theology and methodology meets (With permission from PTSA)Int Journal for Evangelism in Theological Education
1998 13(2)Building up the local church: a Ministry of ReformationP T in S A
1999 20(2)The purpose of Building up the local churchSkrif en Kerk
1999 14(2)Youth Ministry as Practical Theology: making a case for Youth Ministry as an academic discipline (E)P T in S A
2000 15(2)Personal PreachingP T in S A
2000 - 2001, Vol 16Evangelism in the African Context (E)Int Journal for Evangelism in Theological Education
2002 17(1)The missionary direction of 58 congregations - an empirical studyPT in S A
2002 23(1)Calling, training and ordination - a critical look at practices in theological training for ordinationVerbum et Ecclesia
2002 1(1)“Serving them back”: Youth evangelism in a secular and postmodern world (E)Journal of Youth and Theology
2003 18(1)Youth Ministry: the challenge of individuation (E)PTSA
2003 2(1)Youth Ministry as Practical Theology: making a case for Youth Ministry as an academic discipline (with permission of PTSA)Journal of Youth and Theology
2003 2(3) Youth Ministry: the challenge of individuation (with permission of PTSA)The Journal of Youth MInistry
2004 25(2)Public Pastoral Leaders 1: Calling, recruiting, reviewing, training and ordinationVerbum et Ecclesia
2005 4(1)Why Theology? It is only Youth Ministry (E)Journal of Youth and Theology
2005 20(1)The Interim pastor (with J H H du Toit)PTSA
2005 39(3)Public pastoral leaders. The purpose of theological trainingIn die Skriflig
2005 26(2)Public Pastoral Leaders 2: Calling, recruiting, reviewing, training and ordinationVerbum et Ecclesia
2006 21(1)How should churches then live? Holistic congregations as models for church life ( author S G de Claissé-Walford, co-author as PHd promotor) (E)PTSA
2006 21(2)Theologically informed and culturally relevant youth ministry (with CH Thesnaar)PTSA
2007 22(1)Responsible evangelism in the presence of God: A theological reflection PTSA
2007 Vol 63, No 2Rick Warren, purpose driven en die 40 dae doelgerigte lewe veldtog (author A Ungerer, co-author as Phd promotor)HTS Theological Studies
2009 Vol 30, No 2Inviting and initiating youth into a life of discipleship (E)Verbum et Ecclesia
2009 Vol 30, No 3Continuing theological training at the University of PretoriaVerbum et Ecclesia
2009 Vol 65, No 1Congregational analysis revisited: Empirical approaches (E)HTS Theological Studies
2009 Vol 65, No 1Congregational analysis: A theological and ministerial approach (E)HTS Theological Studies
2010, Vol 66, No 2Generation X, intergenerational justice and the renewal of the traditioning process (author C L Seibel, co-author as Phd promotor) (E)HTS, Section Practical Theology
2010, Vol 66, No 2Die keuring van kandidate vir teologiese opleiding: Noodsaak en toepassing (with F T Cooke)HTS, Section Practical Theology
2010, Vol 66, No 2Kerkleierskap as bemiddeling van ‘n onmoontlike werklikheid: ‘n Prakties teologiese ondersoek na die rol van leierskap in die transformasie van gemeentes (author F J Labuschagne, co-author as Phd promotor)HTS, Section Practical Theology
2011,Vol 67, No 2 Die verband tussen gemeentebou-prosesse en missionale gemeente-ontwikkeling André G. Ungerer, Malan Nel HTS, Section Practical Theology
2011, Vol 67, No 3Missionale integriteit en kontekstuele relevansie (Missional integrity and contextual relevancy)HTS, Section Practical Theology
2012, Vol 68, No 2Building the local church in South Korea through a needs-oriented diaconal ministry author Janghun Yun , co-author as Phd promotor HTS, Section Practical Theology
2014 35(2)Westhof, L.E. & Nel, M., 2014, ‘Belhar: ’n Spiritualiteit van resepsie in die plaaslike gemeente’, Verbum et Ecclesia 35(1), Art. #846, 8 pages. http://dx.doi. org/10.4102/ve.v35i1.846Verbum et Ecclesia
2014 35(2)Nel, M., 2014, ‘ Perspectives on preaching (in building up missional churches) ’, Verbum et Ecclesia 35(2), Art. #867, 9 pages. http://dx.doi. org/10.4102/ve.v35i2.867Verbum et Ecclesia
2015Sonnenberg, P.M., Nel, M., De Kock, A. & Barnard, M., 2015, ‘ Being together in youth worship: An empirical study in Protestant Dutch contexts’ , HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies 71(2), Art. #2832, 10 pages. hts.v71i2.2832HTS
2015Nel, M., 2015, ‘ Imagine- making disciples in youth ministry ... that will make disciples’, HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies 71(3), Art. #2940, 11 pages. hts.v71i3.2940 HTS
2015Nel, M. & Scholtz, E., 2015, ‘ Calling, is there anything special about it? ’, HTS Teologiese Studies/ Theological Studies 72(4), a3183. h p://dx.doi. org/10.4102/hts.v72i4.3183 HTS
2015Nel, M. & Schoeman, W.J. ‘Empirical research and congregational analysis: some methodological guidelines for the South African context’, 2015 Suppl 22: 85-102 DOI: ISSN 1015-8758Acta Theologica
2016Linden, C. & Nel, M., 2016, ‘Recovering core identity, hermeneutical and contextual preaching’ , HTS Teologiese Studies/ Theological Studies 72(3), a3220. http://dx.doi. org/10.4102/hts.v72i3.3220HTS
2017Jeon, Byoung-Jae & Nel, M. 2017. ‘ University Examination Stress Syndrome in the South Korean Society: A Challenge to the Youth Ministry’, The Gospel and Practice Vol 42, 243-271. Korean Society of Evangelical Practical Theology.
2017Nel, M., 2017, Discipleship: The priority of the ‘Kingdom and his righteousness’’ , HTS Teologiese Studies/ Theological Studies 73(4), a4583. h ps:// 10.4102/hts.v73i4.4583 HTS
2017Nel, M., ‘ Discipleship: Seeking the “Kingdom and his righteousness ”’, HTS Teologiese Studies/ Theological Studies 73(4), a4609. h ps:// 10.4102/hts.v73i4.4609 HTS
2017Nel, M., Called and sent to make a difference: Radical missionality , Verbum et Ecclesia  38(1),  a1755. et Ecclesia
2017Aziz, G., Nel, M. & Davis, R ., 2017, ‘The career youth pastor: A contemporary reflection’ , HTS Teologiese Studies/ Theological Studies 73(2), a3856. h ps:// 10.4102/hts.v73i2.3856 HTS
2018Oppenshaw, D.L., Nel, M. & Louw, L., 2018, ‘ Conflict resolution and reconciliation within congregations’ , HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies 74(2), a4641.
2018Marais, N., Nel, M., 2018, ‘Integrering en koördinering van bedienings in identiteitsontdekking en -ontwikkeling’, Verbum et Ecclesia 39(1), a1869. et Ecclesia  
2018Jansen van Rensburg, M.J., Nel, M 2018, ‘ Die opbou van ’n missionale gemeente: ’n Verkenning van die invloed van Godsbegrip en liturgiese ervaring’, In die Skriflig 52(1), a2335. 10.4102/ids.v52i1.2335In die Skriflig
2019Nel, M. & Schoeman, W.J., 2019, ‘Rediscovering “disciplemaking” and the role of faith-sharing’, HTS Teologiese Studies/ Theological Studies 75(4), a5119. 10.4102/hts.v75i4.5119HTS
2001, 2002, 2003, 2008 (2x), 2009, 2011, 2012Short articles of 1000 words in “Kruisgewys” on leadership, continuing theological training, interim pastors .Kruisgewys
2018Malan Nel, Book review: Called to Witness: Doing Missional Theology,  written by  Darrell L. GuderEcclesial Practices, 5.1 114-116
1980 - 2018Reviews on a large number of publications. Published in several national Journals and two international Journals.
2019Moser, K.A. & Nel, M., 2019, ‘The connection between youth ministry’s division of evangelism and discipleship, and the lack of retention of youth in North American churches’, Verbum et Ecclesia 40(1), a2020. https://doi. org/10.4102/ve.v40i1.2020Verbum et Ecclesia
2019Nel, Malan., 2019, ‘Wanneer is prediking goed?’, Stellenbosch Theological Journal Supp 2019, Vol 5, No 2, 405-424. DOI: 2019.v5n2.a21Stellenbosch Theological Journal Supp 2019