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The Importance And Relevance Of Preaching Isaiah's Message Today, Bill Thompson May 2014

The Importance And Relevance Of Preaching Isaiah's Message Today, Bill Thompson

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Constructing A Kazak Christian Identity Using Collective Memory And Critical Contextualization, Kris Stewart Kappler Jan 2013

Constructing A Kazak Christian Identity Using Collective Memory And Critical Contextualization, Kris Stewart Kappler

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Toward Recontextualization Of Christianity With Popular Catholicism : A Study Of Dialogical And Cooperative Mission With Popular Catholicism Through The Perspectives Of Methodist Christians In Batangas, Philippines, Eugene Kim Jan 2012

Toward Recontextualization Of Christianity With Popular Catholicism : A Study Of Dialogical And Cooperative Mission With Popular Catholicism Through The Perspectives Of Methodist Christians In Batangas, Philippines, Eugene Kim

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Toward A Theology Of Pareo Dei: Exploring A Contextual Theology Of Missio Dei For The Missiological Reconciliation Of The Korean Protestant Church, Musung Jung Jan 2012

Toward A Theology Of Pareo Dei: Exploring A Contextual Theology Of Missio Dei For The Missiological Reconciliation Of The Korean Protestant Church, Musung Jung

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Social Transformation Through Pastoral Transformational Leadership : A Case Study Of Mombasa Synod, Pius N. Kagwi Jan 2011

Social Transformation Through Pastoral Transformational Leadership : A Case Study Of Mombasa Synod, Pius N. Kagwi

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Breaking The Culture Of Ethnic Hostility In Kenya, Geoffrey Kamau Njuguna Jan 2011

Breaking The Culture Of Ethnic Hostility In Kenya, Geoffrey Kamau Njuguna

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Equipping The Laity Through Discipleship Training In A Korean Church, Yijoon Chang Jan 2011

Equipping The Laity Through Discipleship Training In A Korean Church, Yijoon Chang

ATS Dissertations

The purpose of the research was to evaluate how effective discipleship training enhanced the spiritual maturity of lay believers and transformed them into churchbuilding leaders. The particular context of this study is Korean Madisonville United Methodist Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, Nashville Korean United Methodist Church in Nashville, Tennessee, and Sarang Community Church in Anaheim, California. This was an evaluative study using questionnaires and personal interviews to assist in measuring the effectiveness of discipleship training to enhance the spiritual maturity of lay believers.

The review of selected literature focuses on what the church is, who the pastor is, who the laity ...


Coaching Pastors Of Faith Evangelical Church Of The Philippines Churches For Church Growth, Brent Hunter Burdick Jan 2011

Coaching Pastors Of Faith Evangelical Church Of The Philippines Churches For Church Growth, Brent Hunter Burdick

ATS Dissertations

Research has shown that one effective means of improving leader effectiveness in business and education is coaching. Coaching involves asking questions, exploring options, providing guidance, and training in skills. Ministry is enhanced by coaching. This research explored the impact coaching six pastors in the Faith Evangelical Church of the Philippines churches had on the numerical and spiritual growth of the churches they pastor. The study focused on the key leadership factors of preaching, personal spiritual maturity, and multiplication of small groups plus two survey-determined factors. The hypothesis was that as the pastor advanced in leadership skills and effectiveness in these ...


Native-Led Contextualization Efforts In North America 1989-2009, Richard L. Twiss Jan 2011

Native-Led Contextualization Efforts In North America 1989-2009, Richard L. Twiss

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Understanding And Practice Of Sabbath, Barbara Cordelia Hart Yorks Jan 2011

The Understanding And Practice Of Sabbath, Barbara Cordelia Hart Yorks

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Harmony Way: Integrating Indigenous Values Within Native North American Theology And Mission, Randy Stephen Woodley Jan 2010

The Harmony Way: Integrating Indigenous Values Within Native North American Theology And Mission, Randy Stephen Woodley

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Toward Addressing Split-Level Christianity : A Study Of The Interaction Between Christianity And Folk Religions In Romania, Florin Paul Botica Jan 2010

Toward Addressing Split-Level Christianity : A Study Of The Interaction Between Christianity And Folk Religions In Romania, Florin Paul Botica

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Fighting The Good Fight : The Missional Use Of Militant Language, David Mark Durst Jan 2010

Fighting The Good Fight : The Missional Use Of Militant Language, David Mark Durst

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Wesleyan Doctrine Of Christian Assurance And Psychological Type, Greg Burgner Jan 2010

The Wesleyan Doctrine Of Christian Assurance And Psychological Type, Greg Burgner

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Leadership Of The Umc As A Prophetic Community For The Holistic Transformation Of Post-Conflict Liberia, Jerry Paye-Manfloe Kulah Jan 2010

The Leadership Of The Umc As A Prophetic Community For The Holistic Transformation Of Post-Conflict Liberia, Jerry Paye-Manfloe Kulah

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Opening Their Eyes And Ours : A Study On The Belief And Practice Of Prayer Evangelism, Mitchell L. Reece Jan 2010

Opening Their Eyes And Ours : A Study On The Belief And Practice Of Prayer Evangelism, Mitchell L. Reece

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Lighted To Lighten : A Study Of Missional Families In Bangalore, India, P. C. Matthew Thankachan Jan 2010

Lighted To Lighten : A Study Of Missional Families In Bangalore, India, P. C. Matthew Thankachan

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Along The Way To The Mission Field: Factors Affecting Persistency Of Missionary Recruits, David L. Sherwood Jan 2009

Along The Way To The Mission Field: Factors Affecting Persistency Of Missionary Recruits, David L. Sherwood

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Integration Of Faith At Work: A Contextualized Bible Study With "Christians At Telekom", Andrea Isa Baare Jan 2009

The Integration Of Faith At Work: A Contextualized Bible Study With "Christians At Telekom", Andrea Isa Baare

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Project For Evangelism By The Churches In The Post-Communist Republic Of Macedonia, Kitan Petreski Jan 2009

A Project For Evangelism By The Churches In The Post-Communist Republic Of Macedonia, Kitan Petreski

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Study On The Relationship Between Missional Awareness And Work-Life Ministry Practice Among The Clergy Of The South Atlantic District Of The Cma, Suresh Thomas Jan 2009

A Study On The Relationship Between Missional Awareness And Work-Life Ministry Practice Among The Clergy Of The South Atlantic District Of The Cma, Suresh Thomas

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Worldview : The Missing Dimension Of Evangelism In Postcommunist Society, Sergei Golovin Jan 2009

Worldview : The Missing Dimension Of Evangelism In Postcommunist Society, Sergei Golovin

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Renewing Community In The American Church, Allen C. Hughes Jan 2009

Renewing Community In The American Church, Allen C. Hughes

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Instituting A Missional Worship Style In A Local Church Developed From An Analysis Of The Culture, Stanley Glenn Parris Jan 2008

Instituting A Missional Worship Style In A Local Church Developed From An Analysis Of The Culture, Stanley Glenn Parris

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Developing A Contextual Theology Of Postcolonial Filipino American Diasporic Identity, Ferdinand C. Llenado Jan 2008

Developing A Contextual Theology Of Postcolonial Filipino American Diasporic Identity, Ferdinand C. Llenado

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Relationship Between Dispositional Forgiveness And A Sense Of Community In A United Methodist Church Of The Wisconsin Annual Conference, Gary A. Holmes Jan 2008

The Relationship Between Dispositional Forgiveness And A Sense Of Community In A United Methodist Church Of The Wisconsin Annual Conference, Gary A. Holmes

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Contextualization Of The Gospel Of Jesus Christ Among Bektashi Albanians, Richard William Shaw Jan 2007

The Contextualization Of The Gospel Of Jesus Christ Among Bektashi Albanians, Richard William Shaw

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of Spiritual Disciplines On Persons' Ability And Willingness To Forgive, Ming Li Chiu Jan 2007

The Impact Of Spiritual Disciplines On Persons' Ability And Willingness To Forgive, Ming Li Chiu

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Korean Christian Understanding Of Bok And Spiritual Maturity From Missiological Perspective, Sung Il Lee Jan 2007

Korean Christian Understanding Of Bok And Spiritual Maturity From Missiological Perspective, Sung Il Lee

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Reclaiming Ecwa Believers' Identity And Sense Of Belonging In Christ: A Problem Of Christian Identity, Emmanuel Datiyong Akanet Jan 2007

Reclaiming Ecwa Believers' Identity And Sense Of Belonging In Christ: A Problem Of Christian Identity, Emmanuel Datiyong Akanet

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.