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Post-Founder Sustainability : Building Ministries That Outlive Their Founders, William Stephen Murrell May 2019

Post-Founder Sustainability : Building Ministries That Outlive Their Founders, William Stephen Murrell

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Evaluation Of The Perpetual Leadership Model In The Pentecostal Churches Of The Apostolic Faith International In Liberia, Isaac J. Mehn Sr. May 2019

Evaluation Of The Perpetual Leadership Model In The Pentecostal Churches Of The Apostolic Faith International In Liberia, Isaac J. Mehn Sr.

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Leadership Development For Micro-Communities : Developing Leaders In United Methodist Micro-Communities, G. Anthony Mcphail Jr. May 2019

Leadership Development For Micro-Communities : Developing Leaders In United Methodist Micro-Communities, G. Anthony Mcphail Jr.

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Best Together : A Study On Best Practices For Developing Clergy Leaders In Groups, Matthew J. Pennington May 2019

Best Together : A Study On Best Practices For Developing Clergy Leaders In Groups, Matthew J. Pennington

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Post-Founder Sustainability : Building Ministries That Outlive Their Founders, William Stephen Murrell May 2019

Post-Founder Sustainability : Building Ministries That Outlive Their Founders, William Stephen Murrell

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Best Practices Of Merging Churches In A Multiethnic, Multicultural, And Multilingual Environment, Rodrigo Azofeifa Apr 2019

Best Practices Of Merging Churches In A Multiethnic, Multicultural, And Multilingual Environment, Rodrigo Azofeifa

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Records Of The Institute On Religion And Democracy Presidential Papers Of Diane Knippers, Ats Special Collections And Archives Jan 2019

Records Of The Institute On Religion And Democracy Presidential Papers Of Diane Knippers, Ats Special Collections And Archives

Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


The Extent Of Adoption Of The Servant Leadership Model In The Church Of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) : A Case Study Of Three Dioceses, Edmund E. Akanya May 2018

The Extent Of Adoption Of The Servant Leadership Model In The Church Of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) : A Case Study Of Three Dioceses, Edmund E. Akanya

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Christian Unity In Church Mergers : The Missing Peace, Scott K. Stephans May 2018

Christian Unity In Church Mergers : The Missing Peace, Scott K. Stephans

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Orthodoxy And The Great Commission In The South Georgia Conference Of The United Methodist Church, Lee Edward Pettis May 2018

Orthodoxy And The Great Commission In The South Georgia Conference Of The United Methodist Church, Lee Edward Pettis

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Jesus For Jews : Comparing C&Ma Perspectives, Harry B. Stephenson May 2018

Jesus For Jews : Comparing C&Ma Perspectives, Harry B. Stephenson

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Hannah Whitall Smith : The Feminist Connections Of A Holiness Icon, Robert Alden Danielson Jan 2018

Hannah Whitall Smith : The Feminist Connections Of A Holiness Icon, Robert Alden Danielson

Academic Books

No abstract provided.


Kind And True, Joanna P. Moore Jan 2018

Kind And True, Joanna P. Moore

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.


Short Term Missions As Discipleship : Best Practices For Real Life Impact, Mark A. Byrom May 2017

Short Term Missions As Discipleship : Best Practices For Real Life Impact, Mark A. Byrom

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Stewardship In The Church : The Theology And Practice Of Tithing, Offerings, And Stewardship In Evangelical Churches Of Russia, Sergey Chervonenko May 2017

Stewardship In The Church : The Theology And Practice Of Tithing, Offerings, And Stewardship In Evangelical Churches Of Russia, Sergey Chervonenko

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Preachers' Kids Have Free Will, Too : Discerning Best Practices For The Spiritual Nurture Of Pastors' Children, Stephen G. Pichaske May 2017

Preachers' Kids Have Free Will, Too : Discerning Best Practices For The Spiritual Nurture Of Pastors' Children, Stephen G. Pichaske

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Leadership Influence : Building Respect And Credibility In Church Leadership To Transform Members' Lives, Lawrence K. Dena May 2017

Leadership Influence : Building Respect And Credibility In Church Leadership To Transform Members' Lives, Lawrence K. Dena

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Impact Of Church Health On Mergers : A Study Of Two Merging United Methodist Congregations, Andrew Stephen Adams May 2017

Impact Of Church Health On Mergers : A Study Of Two Merging United Methodist Congregations, Andrew Stephen Adams

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Assessing Congregational Culture For Effective Leadership, Chad Mattingly May 2016

Assessing Congregational Culture For Effective Leadership, Chad Mattingly

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Tarian Perdamaian: Enacting Alternative Hindu/Christian Identity Discourses Through "Secular" Balinese Performing Arts, Dustin D. Wiebe Mar 2016

Tarian Perdamaian: Enacting Alternative Hindu/Christian Identity Discourses Through "Secular" Balinese Performing Arts, Dustin D. Wiebe

Yale Journal of Music & Religion

This article examines the nature of interreligious relations between Protestants of the Bali Church and Hindus as enacted through dramatic forms of Balinese music and dance. Particular attention is paid to the influence of mass tourism as a contributing factor in this process. Since the early twentieth century these arts have formed a central component of a pan-Balinese identity discourse known as" kebalian." The first Balinese converted to Christianity during the 1930s and were subsequently excommunicated from their ancestral villages for refusing to participate in local customary practices (including the ritualistic use of gamelan music). For this reason, Balinese Christians ...


The Life Of Rev. C. F. Swartz, The American Tract Society Jan 2016

The Life Of Rev. C. F. Swartz, The American Tract Society

Books

No abstract provided.


A Program For Persistent Integration Of Faith And Learning In A Christian University Online Environment, John Norris Oct 2015

A Program For Persistent Integration Of Faith And Learning In A Christian University Online Environment, John Norris

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia has expanded since 1971 to become the largest Christian university in the world. Liberty will be used in this paper as a contemporary example of a Christian university that has maintained its Christian commitment. Liberty will be contrasted with numerous Christian colleges and universities that had similar missions but have eventually lost their religious affiliations and their Christian-oriented focus. This paper will explore how and why other universities have drifted from their original religious affiliations and doctrines. The reasons and processes will be examined and used to develop a program for online Christian education that ...


Vitality In The Local Church : Spiritual Formation And Lay Leadership, Thomas C. Mabry May 2015

Vitality In The Local Church : Spiritual Formation And Lay Leadership, Thomas C. Mabry

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Case Study Of The Causes Of Dependency Among The Churches Of Christian Evangelistic Assemblies And Possible Strategies For Overcoming Dependency, Abraham Kurian May 2015

A Case Study Of The Causes Of Dependency Among The Churches Of Christian Evangelistic Assemblies And Possible Strategies For Overcoming Dependency, Abraham Kurian

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Developing Alternative Leadership Training Model For Evangelical Church Leaders In Ethiopia : An Evaluative Study In The Hiwot Berhan Church, Endale Gebremeskel Ousman May 2015

Developing Alternative Leadership Training Model For Evangelical Church Leaders In Ethiopia : An Evaluative Study In The Hiwot Berhan Church, Endale Gebremeskel Ousman

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Reclaiming And Reconciling What Was Originally Ours--Christianity And Feminism: A Concise History, Soquel Filice Mar 2015

Reclaiming And Reconciling What Was Originally Ours--Christianity And Feminism: A Concise History, Soquel Filice

History

No abstract provided.


Junior Topics Outlined, 1900, Ella N. Wood Jan 2015

Junior Topics Outlined, 1900, Ella N. Wood

Books

No abstract provided.


Two Sermons: God’S Ability And The Blood Of Jesus; And, Three Experiences: 1. Rev. Jno. Haime, 2. Rev. Wm. Hunter, 3. Rev. Robt. Wilkinson, Bud Robinson, John Haime, William Hunter, Robert Wilkinson Jan 2015

Two Sermons: God’S Ability And The Blood Of Jesus; And, Three Experiences: 1. Rev. Jno. Haime, 2. Rev. Wm. Hunter, 3. Rev. Robt. Wilkinson, Bud Robinson, John Haime, William Hunter, Robert Wilkinson

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.


A History Of The Floating Societies Of The Christian Endeavor, Robert A. Danielson Jan 2014

A History Of The Floating Societies Of The Christian Endeavor, Robert A. Danielson

Academic Books

No abstract provided.


0816: First Presbyterian Church Of Huntington Records, 1890-2008, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2014

0816: First Presbyterian Church Of Huntington Records, 1890-2008, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

This collection contains the records of the First Presbyterian Church of Huntington from the 1890s to the early 2000s. Most of the collection falls between 1930 and 2002. Within the collection are administrative records such as minutes, registers, and accounting records; photographs of members, non-members, former members, church functions; scrapbooks of sanctuary renovations, church functions, and miscellaneous ephemera; newspaper clippings; an international collection; histories of the First Presbyterian Church; a large collection of lantern slides; and other various items.