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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Factors advancing or limiting evangelical mission in Ukraine, Timothy L. Boyd Sr

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Creating a framework of vocational practices to empower missional leadership, Patricia Lee Agnew

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The Catechumenate for the next generation: focused on the baptism process at the recruit training camps, Yun Joo Bae

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Communication for leaders: equipping leaders through mentoring and communication, Philip Baptiste

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Fostering resilience: a continuum of training resources and care for National Guard religious support teams to strengthen emotional, spiritual, physical, and social wellness in disaster response, Jonathan Reed Bell

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Jesus, the new temple: Mark 11:20-25 in its narrative context, Daniel Jeffrey Berge

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Factors contributing to the establishment of a sustainable theological higher education branch campus, Joshua James Bleeker

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A methodology of preaching to fear using the disc model of behavior in order to promote spiritual maturity, David L. Busby

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Developing inspiring leaders through peer learning groups, Aaron Winslow Fitch

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Deepening our friendship with God: spiritual exercises as a means of grace, Thomas Eugene Frost

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Being shaped by the neighborhood: stimulating missional commitment through dwelling in the Word, reflection, and shared hospitality, Kendra Nacole Green Carson

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Equipping the next generation: factors that enable leaders of Chinese churches In New York City to effectively equip their young adults, Ijia (Rosie) Hao

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Keeping faith in humanitarianism, Joe Harbison

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Christ, church, and world: a christological ecclesiology for post-Christendom, Theodore J. Hopkins

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A corrective to adolescent drift: how five churches are using a rites of passage structure to develop and stabilize faith through adolescence, William David Hughes

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Building a transformational Christian education ministry in a small rural church, Sharon K. Jones

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How the church can identify, proclaim and engage abandonment of young adolescents in South Africa, Alwyn Landman

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Creating more effective clergy teams: a process for senior pastors and associates to grow deeper in their call and their understanding of each other, Trisha Miller Manarin

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Blessed be the tie that binds: a model for United Methodist Church mergers that honors the heritage of existing churches and captures the vision of new church starts, Raymond Carter McInnis

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The inside out church: the principles of moving an internally focused church to become an externally focused church, Dale Melenberg

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Improving relationships within congregations that receive cross-racial and cross-cultural itinerate pastoral appointments, D. Renee Mikell

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A listening discernment in the midst of divisive issues e.g. homosexuality in the United Methodist Church, M. Mochel H Morris

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Military ministry through the local church: ministering to the spiritual needs of military members, veterans, and their families, Stephen Ray Peters

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God on the ground, Philip J. Reed

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Engaging leaders in spirtual [sic] formation at Beaverton Foursquare Church in Portland, Oregon, Janet Shim

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Examining the cross-cultural dynamic between the American church and the International Student Diaspora in the U.S., using mentoring as a discipleship tool, John Stanley

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An analysis of the needs and challenges of young African American women in selected churches, Yvonne B. Tyler

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Increasing resilence through ethical training: a program for the Marines of the First Marine Division, Benjamin Warner

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A welcoming God: immigrant children, God, and narrative, Audrey B. Warren

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The application of Biblical principles for spiritual health to the mental health needs of post abortion incarcerated women, Lettie Annette Watkins

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Miriam as exemplar for the Army chaplain: theological and organizational models for a ministry in the military, Ernst P. West

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Learning from neighbors: reimagining mission and pastoral vocation, Lloyd Wicker

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Lex orendi, lex missio: nurturing missional praxis through eucharistic liturgical formation, William H. Allport

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Core resilience components for United States Navy Chaplains, John D. Ault

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Be still and know ... that I 'friended' you!: examining the use of social media in military chaplaincy and developing a protocol to create balance with social media and spiritual practices, Jennifer D. Bowden

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Towards applying canonical apocalyptic literature to postmodern culture, Ryan Michael Boys

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"Appoint in every city elders": a consideration of plural eldership in congregationally governed churches, William Thomas Broughton Jr

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Transformed through pain: the effects of childhood sexual abuse on missionaries, Deborah Byler

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Church revitalization through hospitality for new members program, Young Shin Byun

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Understanding the challenges wealth creates for spiritual formation, Trent Casto

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Contextualising theological education: an EMIC study of practical contextualisation of theological education in Singapore, Casey Ng Kong Chiew

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Healing of shame of Korean-Americans through lifesharing in small group ministries, Sung Ho Chung

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Evangelistic discipleship: equipping disciples to live for Jesus in a Vineyard church plant, Charles H. Claus

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His sheep hear His voice: an orientation to the guiding priorities for effectual gospel preaching, Craig T. Combs

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A biblically based education course to enhance self-esteem, Otis Cutler

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A Biblical response to violence: a historical survey of the ethno-religious crisis in Jos, Central Nigeria, Sylvester Dachomo

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Keeping the mentally ill out of jail/rehabilitation initiative: Pasco County, Florida, Minerva Diaz

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Church planting through networking, community building, and spiritual transformation among African immigrants in Dallas, Texas, Julius I. Edah

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Growing new missional communities: changing church culture and becoming a missional sending church, Kyle Erickson

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Introducing an integrative theology of transcendence, creation, immanence and human agency, Norman Fowler

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Faithful presence: how community formation shapes the understanding and practice of calling, Steven D. Froehlich

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Growing through grief: helping the hurting to heal at Sierra Presbyterian Church, Michael Griffin

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Boom!: the babies have left the building: why the over fifty generation is leaving the church in search of something more, Kimberly Griffith

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Developing a program to help Christians struggling with gambling, Jeremy Wayne Gross

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The hidden conversation: divine hospitality as a framework for Christian discipleship, Kevin Allen Hall

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The ebb and flow of a Dublin Methodist congregation implementing missional imagination, Julian Hamilton

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Covenant relationships and the editing of the Hebrew psalter: an investigation of the relationship between the Davidic covenant and the Abrahamic and Mosaic convenants as reflected in the editing of the psalter, Adam Daniel Hensley

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The sailor survival guide: a Christian curriculum for faithful living in the Navy, Brandon Hood

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Growing together into the fullness of Christ: cultivating spiritual capacity through intentional religious procatices, Nathan Howe

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Love into light: the gospel, the homosexual, and the church, Peter Lloyd Hubbard

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A reverberation and reversal of power from the world system to a small African American United Methodist Church, Dwight A. Hughes

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Justice is what God says it is: the biblical imperative of justice and God's way to renewal, Tulley Hunter

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Connecting a church and its community to reduce the incarceration rate among high school students in New Orleans, Louisiana, Maudeva Jackson-Hansford

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The role of spiritual formation in the revitalization of established churches, Ryan Jesperson

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Lost and found: rediscovering our missional passion and engagemen, Jacky Jok

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A holistic small group approach for discipleship and witness through a kingdom paradigm at Avon Wesleayn [sic] Church, Daniel P. Jones

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Addressing post-high school faith defection by exploring the nature of conversion, Kent K. Kessler

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Making an unknown God known: a narrative-critical reading of Paul's Areopagus speech (Acts 17:16-34) in light of the ignorance-knowledge theme of Luke-Acts, Hyo-Jong Kim

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An analysis of the process types and the syntactic role of the existential particle yesh in Biblical Hebrew: a traditional-systemic functional approach, Joel Madasu

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The gospel in Singapore: the impact of civil religion and civil law, Mark J. Madson

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Exorcism and deliverance: an integrative method, Benjamin McEntire

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Catalyst for compassion: John Newton, justice, and the power of friendship to change the world, Michael T. Morgan

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Biblical counseling for seniors in crisis, Kyung Mook Noh

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Financial theology: a necessity to equip Liberian pastors in moving their congregation from depending on external financial support to self-dependency in funding church and church related ministries, Sampson Wolloh Nyanti

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From pain to hope, healing and restoration in the lives of inmates' children, Diane Hester Parrish

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Building a business to the glory of God: a practical template, William C. Peel

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Scarred by conflict, united in mission: a path from brokenness to fruitfulness, Scott D. Pickering

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Recovering the holiness of God in the twenty-first century, Donna R. Ryan

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Returning to the table: church revitalization through the sacrament, David R. Saliba

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A new model of short-term missions focused on the needs of mission fields: short-term mission training in Cambodia, In Ho Shin

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The gift of newness: creating in your first year at a ministry setting, Jason Snow

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The pastoral theology of Jonathan Edwards: reflections from nine ordination sermons, Daniel Stegeman

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As we move: collaborative, Spirit-empowered transition among clergy, Catherine Tidball Guest

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On the journey with faith and poetry: a faith-based study of T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets, Mary Kay Totty

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An exploration of current prayer ministry approaches for emotional and spiritual healing, Shelley G. Utz

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A Christian integrative perspective of marriage and family therapy, Olimpio Wen

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Enjoying God and neighbor: cultivating desire for the presence of the other, Joseph Stanley Wilson

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A re-examination of the concept of beauty, with an emphasis on moral beauty and its potential role in Lutheran missiology, Jerry Devere Winegarden

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Rethinking discipleship at Faith Methodist Church in Singapore: making disciples through effective small groups, Moh-Ying Wong

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A new form of early-morning prayer featuring Lectio Divina and centering prayer, Hoyoung Won

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Basic discipleship for radical disciples: a life transforming process in personal evangelism training for the fulfillment of Jesus' commission, Katherine Choi-Yuk Yu

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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The impact of the absent father on females and their journey toward healing as they learn the importance of choosing to forgive, Sharon Kay Atkins

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Disciples for life: maximizing explicit discipleship training to create life long learners of Christ, Scott Alan Attebery

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Becoming a woman of discernment: I see God, God sees me, Barbara Etta Austin-Lucas

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Individual ministry in a campus setting: intersections of counseling and discipleship using Romans, William C. Boyce Jr

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An appeal for a community based youth ministry to develop self-esteem in inner city youth, Deanna Maria Bridges

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The church's call to address the development of adolescents in its community, Marcus J. Carlson

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District strategies: building sustainable congregational vitality to expand the reign of God, Victor R. Dingus

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Being transformed into the image of Christ, Elaine J. Eskew

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Designing a program to nurture great men of faith, character and service in the local church, Charles Falcone