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Practicing Justice : Justice In A Millennial, Wesleyan-Holiness Context, M. Andrew Gale Dec 2018

Practicing Justice : Justice In A Millennial, Wesleyan-Holiness Context, M. Andrew Gale

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


A Bible Study About Studying The Bible : An Introduction To Inductive Bible Study, Kevin Bryan Barnes May 2018

A Bible Study About Studying The Bible : An Introduction To Inductive Bible Study, Kevin Bryan Barnes

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Romans 12 Living : Older Adults And The Call To Serve, Jeffrey Arthur Hosmer May 2017

Romans 12 Living : Older Adults And The Call To Serve, Jeffrey Arthur Hosmer

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Exploring The Dynamics Of Transformative Change Of Lectio Divina In The Context Of Transformative Learning Theory, Joyce M. Chen May 2016

Exploring The Dynamics Of Transformative Change Of Lectio Divina In The Context Of Transformative Learning Theory, Joyce M. Chen

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No abstract provided.


Into Ministry : The Pastorals, The Early Church, And The Free Methodist Church In The Early Twenty-First Century, Jason Aaron Leininger Jan 2016

Into Ministry : The Pastorals, The Early Church, And The Free Methodist Church In The Early Twenty-First Century, Jason Aaron Leininger

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Enduring Endeavor : How Francis E. Clark Utilized Written Communication, Global Travel And Organization To Re-Shape The Global Protestant Church's Ministry To Young People Through The Christian Endeavor Society, Brian C. Hull Jan 2014

Enduring Endeavor : How Francis E. Clark Utilized Written Communication, Global Travel And Organization To Re-Shape The Global Protestant Church's Ministry To Young People Through The Christian Endeavor Society, Brian C. Hull

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No abstract provided.


Nurturing Men : Robust Discipleship And Missional Leadership In Canadian Chinese Families And Churches, Kevin Kam Cheong Hon Jan 2014

Nurturing Men : Robust Discipleship And Missional Leadership In Canadian Chinese Families And Churches, Kevin Kam Cheong Hon

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No abstract provided.


Developing A Model For Planting Multiethnic Churches In The Diaspora : A Case For Zimbabwean Reverse Missionaries In Britain, Anderson Moyo Jan 2014

Developing A Model For Planting Multiethnic Churches In The Diaspora : A Case For Zimbabwean Reverse Missionaries In Britain, Anderson Moyo

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No abstract provided.


Finding Home: Envisioning Church Ministry To Left-Behind Families Of Overseas Filipino Workers (Ofws), Andy S. Ponce Jan 2014

Finding Home: Envisioning Church Ministry To Left-Behind Families Of Overseas Filipino Workers (Ofws), Andy S. Ponce

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Ministry With The Poor : The Role Of Social Services In Christian Evangelism, Owen K. Ross Jan 2014

Ministry With The Poor : The Role Of Social Services In Christian Evangelism, Owen K. Ross

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No abstract provided.


A Leadership Model For The Korean Immigrant Church, Woongtae Kim Jan 2014

A Leadership Model For The Korean Immigrant Church, Woongtae Kim

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No abstract provided.


From The "Church For" To The "Church With" : A Study Of Diaspora Missions In South Korea, Yuno Kim Jan 2013

From The "Church For" To The "Church With" : A Study Of Diaspora Missions In South Korea, Yuno Kim

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Cultivating Missional Leadership Characteristics Through A Small Group Spiritual Formation Program For Pastors, David John Cooke Jan 2013

Cultivating Missional Leadership Characteristics Through A Small Group Spiritual Formation Program For Pastors, David John Cooke

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Pastoral ministry is rife with leadership pressures and challenges. Pastors face what seems to be a monumental leadership challenge of trying to lead struggling congregations that are focused inwardly to become missional in focus. Engaging in spiritual formation practices and small group opportunities can help pastors become spiritually vibrant and effective leaders.

Christians throughout the centuries have met in small groups to build community and strengthen one another as disciples of Jesus Christ. Pastors benefit from meeting in small groups where their love for God can be cultivated and their ability to serve as missional leaders can be developed. In ...


Harmonizing Individual And Ecclesiastical Expectations With The Institution Of Theological Education, Meeli Tankler Jan 2013

Harmonizing Individual And Ecclesiastical Expectations With The Institution Of Theological Education, Meeli Tankler

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No abstract provided.


Seeking A New Wineskin For New Wine : Inter-Religious Comparative Research Concerning The Issue Of Registration For The Chinese House Church, Paul N. Moon Jan 2013

Seeking A New Wineskin For New Wine : Inter-Religious Comparative Research Concerning The Issue Of Registration For The Chinese House Church, Paul N. Moon

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No abstract provided.


Exploring Leadership Practices For Korean Missionary Wives In Davao City, Philippines, Kyung Ja Kim Jan 2012

Exploring Leadership Practices For Korean Missionary Wives In Davao City, Philippines, Kyung Ja Kim

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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.


Them That Are Without: A Biblical Theology Of Outsiders And Preaching On Outsiders In Churches Of Christ, Van E. Robarts Jan 2012

Them That Are Without: A Biblical Theology Of Outsiders And Preaching On Outsiders In Churches Of Christ, Van E. Robarts

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Church And Clergy Revitalization Seen Through The Lens Of Luther's Theology Of The Cross, John David Roth Jan 2012

Church And Clergy Revitalization Seen Through The Lens Of Luther's Theology Of The Cross, John David Roth

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No abstract provided.


Salt And Light: Best Ministry Practices For Community Impact By Tanzanian Churches, Geoffrey Peter Majule Jan 2012

Salt And Light: Best Ministry Practices For Community Impact By Tanzanian Churches, Geoffrey Peter Majule

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No abstract provided.


Mission Unfinished : Evaluating The Impact Of The Global Outreach Seminar In The Local Church, Michael Karl Hoppe Jan 2011

Mission Unfinished : Evaluating The Impact Of The Global Outreach Seminar In The Local Church, Michael Karl Hoppe

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No abstract provided.


Evaluating The Effectiveness Of Assimilation Strategies Of The Churches Of Christ In Christian Union : Closing The Back Door Of The Church, Earl Ralph Hux Jan 2011

Evaluating The Effectiveness Of Assimilation Strategies Of The Churches Of Christ In Christian Union : Closing The Back Door Of The Church, Earl Ralph Hux

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Images Of The Missional Church : Leadership, Culture, And Practices In Context, Brian Vann Miller Jan 2011

Images Of The Missional Church : Leadership, Culture, And Practices In Context, Brian Vann Miller

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Missional Spirituality : Invitation To Listen, David Mullens Jan 2011

Missional Spirituality : Invitation To Listen, David Mullens

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


An Online Peer-Based Spiritual Mentoring Program For Field Missionaries, Thomas David Nichols Jan 2011

An Online Peer-Based Spiritual Mentoring Program For Field Missionaries, Thomas David Nichols

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


The Picture Of Health : A Study Of Church Health In The Central New York District Of The Wesleyan Church, Matthew Daniel Pickering Jan 2011

The Picture Of Health : A Study Of Church Health In The Central New York District Of The Wesleyan Church, Matthew Daniel Pickering

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Wesleyan Discipleship Group : Wesleyan Discipleship As A Catalyst For Equipping Servants, Steven Kayne Pulliam Jan 2011

Wesleyan Discipleship Group : Wesleyan Discipleship As A Catalyst For Equipping Servants, Steven Kayne Pulliam

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Urban Leadership : A Study In Contextual Ministry, Claude Solano Jan 2011

Urban Leadership : A Study In Contextual Ministry, Claude Solano

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No abstract provided.


Current Knowledge, Practies, And Desired Goals Of Small Group Ministry For Training Implications In The Churches Of The Trinity Annual Conference Of The Methodist Church In Malaysia, Andrew Kok-Khoon Tan Jan 2011

Current Knowledge, Practies, And Desired Goals Of Small Group Ministry For Training Implications In The Churches Of The Trinity Annual Conference Of The Methodist Church In Malaysia, Andrew Kok-Khoon Tan

ATS Dissertations

No abstract provided.


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

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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 ...