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Finding The Heart Of God : The History And Missiological Significance Of The Word Of Life House Church Network As A Movement Of Renewal In China, Yalin Xin Sep 2007

Finding The Heart Of God : The History And Missiological Significance Of The Word Of Life House Church Network As A Movement Of Renewal In China, Yalin Xin

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Appropriating Narrative Preaching Within The Palestinian Evangelical Churches In The Region Of Galilee, Israel, Nabil Elia Samara May 2007

Appropriating Narrative Preaching Within The Palestinian Evangelical Churches In The Region Of Galilee, Israel, Nabil Elia Samara

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No abstract provided.


A Contemplative Youth Ministry Retreat Model, Russell H. Freeman May 2007

A Contemplative Youth Ministry Retreat Model, Russell H. Freeman

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No abstract provided.


Towards A Model Of Engagement In The Public Realm For The Methodist Church In Singapore, Kiem-Koik Kwa Apr 2007

Towards A Model Of Engagement In The Public Realm For The Methodist Church In Singapore, Kiem-Koik Kwa

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Aids Orphan Crisis In Kenya: Caring For Kikuyu Children In Escarpment, Patrick Gitau Kihiu Apr 2007

The Aids Orphan Crisis In Kenya: Caring For Kikuyu Children In Escarpment, Patrick Gitau Kihiu

ATS Dissertations

The HIV/AIDS pandemic has continued to ravage many populations in the world. Sub-Saharan Africa has become the home of millions of HIV/AIDS orphans and the numbers continue to grow. A major repercussion of the pandemic is that the traditional extended family network within this African context has been overwhelmed. Many of the AIDS orphans are now cared for by elderly grandparents. This study shows how the Kikuyu tribal system is supposed to work in providing care for its orphans. The study examines how some of the contemporary factors, particularly the spread of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, have affected ...


The Church's Changing Mission: Working With Hiv/Aids Among The Shona People Of Zimbabwe, Thomas Muhomba Mar 2007

The Church's Changing Mission: Working With Hiv/Aids Among The Shona People Of Zimbabwe, Thomas Muhomba

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The devastating and unhealthy consequences of HIVIAIDS pandemic in the midst of a growing church among the Shona people of Zimbabwe suggest the need to investigate characteristics and factors that expose the Shona to HIVIAIDS risk behaviors; and formulating recommendations to the church for effective ministry with the Shona community. The study was carried out among Shona cohorts in the urban area and rural area. For the urban area, the study was done in Harare targeting the Shona Community and United Methodist congregations whose membership are largely made up o f the Shona Speaking people. For ...


Missional Experiential Education For Developing Christian Global Citizens, David E. Fenrick Mar 2007

Missional Experiential Education For Developing Christian Global Citizens, David E. Fenrick

ATS Dissertations

At the start of the 21st century, Christian educators are faced with the challenge of equipping Christian disciples for participation in God's present mission in the world, a worldthatisinthemidstofradicalchangeduetotheforcesofglobalization. Christians around the world, most of whom will never have the opportunity to participate in formal ministerial education, are being called upon to demonstrate a missional multicultural witnessandgloballevelofcitizenshipinthecommunitieswheretheylive. Giventhis reality, Christian education at every level needs to discover a pedagogical process for preparing all Christians for missionary vocations that address the emerging missiological realities ofthe 21st century.

This research was undertaken in order to investigate the degree to which the ...


Good News To The Poor: A Model For Holistic Ministry In Bunyore, Kenya, Moses Alela Mar 2007

Good News To The Poor: A Model For Holistic Ministry In Bunyore, Kenya, Moses Alela

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This study details a model for holistic Christian ministry which can be adopted by churches to help alleviate extreme poverty in Bunyore, Kenya. The model presented here is faithful to biblical truth and culturally relevant. If well implemented, the model can help Christians in Bunyore meet both their spiritual and physical needs, thereby demonstrating that Good News is indeed good to those in extreme poverty. The model has a spiritual element which makes it Holistic Christian Transformational Development (as it is termed here). This model stands in distinction from other models introduced by secular bodies which lack this spiritual element ...


Revitalization 14:2, Center For The Study Of World Christian Revitalization Movements Jan 2007

Revitalization 14:2, Center For The Study Of World Christian Revitalization Movements

Revitalization

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Revitalization 14:1, Center For The Study Of World Christian Revitalization Movements Jan 2007

Revitalization 14:1, Center For The Study Of World Christian Revitalization Movements

Revitalization

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.


Assessing The Church-Based Bible Institutes And Master's Commission Programs Of Assemblies Of God Churches In The Great Lakes Region, Donald F. Williams Jan 2007

Assessing The Church-Based Bible Institutes And Master's Commission Programs Of Assemblies Of God Churches In The Great Lakes Region, Donald F. Williams

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Relationship Of Structural Change To Church Growth Of London First Umc, Earl Wade Arp Jan 2007

Relationship Of Structural Change To Church Growth Of London First Umc, Earl Wade Arp

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No abstract provided.


Good News To The Poor: The Place Of Microeconomic Development In Discipling And Poverty Alleviation In Nairobi, Kenya, Philip Kairu Thuo Jan 2007

Good News To The Poor: The Place Of Microeconomic Development In Discipling And Poverty Alleviation In Nairobi, Kenya, Philip Kairu Thuo

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Implementing A Biblical Model Of Leadership Through The 3l Vision Leader Of Leaders Of Leaders, Eduardo Drachenberg Jan 2007

Implementing A Biblical Model Of Leadership Through The 3l Vision Leader Of Leaders Of Leaders, Eduardo Drachenberg

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Revitalization Strategy For Central New York United Methodist Churches, Robert J. Norrix Jan 2007

A Revitalization Strategy For Central New York United Methodist Churches, Robert J. Norrix

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No abstract provided.


Plugging The Leak In The Emerging Leadership Pipeline: Strategies To Improve The Retention Of New Staff In Younglife's Raceway Region, Daniel Bertram Benjamin Lewis Jan 2007

Plugging The Leak In The Emerging Leadership Pipeline: Strategies To Improve The Retention Of New Staff In Younglife's Raceway Region, Daniel Bertram Benjamin Lewis

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.


The Effect Of Short-Term Missions On Second Generation Korean Americans, Kyoung Won Lee Jan 2007

The Effect Of Short-Term Missions On Second Generation Korean Americans, Kyoung Won Lee

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Perspectives Of Students And Theological Educators On Good Teaching: A Look At Theological Education In Indonesia, Daniel Ronda Jan 2007

The Perspectives Of Students And Theological Educators On Good Teaching: A Look At Theological Education In Indonesia, Daniel Ronda

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.


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.


Muslim Evangelism In Kano State Of Nigeria: A Case Study Of Ecwa Churches, Peter Dogo Korosi Jan 2007

Muslim Evangelism In Kano State Of Nigeria: A Case Study Of Ecwa Churches, Peter Dogo Korosi

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Fruit Of The Spirit And The Incarnational Nature Of The Missional Church, Michael J. Mercurio Jan 2007

The Fruit Of The Spirit And The Incarnational Nature Of The Missional Church, Michael J. Mercurio

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No abstract provided.


Grow And Go : A Program For Mobilizing The Local Church For Small Group Participation And Ministry Involvement, Stuart Lee Noell Jan 2007

Grow And Go : A Program For Mobilizing The Local Church For Small Group Participation And Ministry Involvement, Stuart Lee Noell

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Scriptural And Rational Piety : The Development And Use Of A Curriculum For Teaching Authentic Wesleyan Worship, Todd Alan Stepp Jan 2007

Scriptural And Rational Piety : The Development And Use Of A Curriculum For Teaching Authentic Wesleyan Worship, Todd Alan Stepp

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Physicians' Perceptions Of The Chaplain's Role In Critical Care, Daniel Winiger Jan 2007

Physicians' Perceptions Of The Chaplain's Role In Critical Care, Daniel Winiger

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No abstract provided.


Leadership Training For Developing The Leadership In Haret El-Ballaneh Alliance Church, Lebanon, Charbel Abdulmassih Malak Jan 2007

Leadership Training For Developing The Leadership In Haret El-Ballaneh Alliance Church, Lebanon, Charbel Abdulmassih Malak

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Examing Effective Outreach To Boomers, Xers, And Millenials In South-Central Ohio Vineyard Churches, J. Michael Cuckler Jan 2007

Examing Effective Outreach To Boomers, Xers, And Millenials In South-Central Ohio Vineyard Churches, J. Michael Cuckler

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Factors Involved In Fast-Growing, Dynamic Church Plants, Stephen Thomas Gray Jan 2007

Factors Involved In Fast-Growing, Dynamic Church Plants, Stephen Thomas Gray

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.