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Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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

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"Little things to signifie great": spiritual interpretation and the poetry of John Donne, Alexander Arden Grudem

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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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Resiliency and self-care for pastors in Japan facing a disaster, John Houlette

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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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A personal spiritual formation strategy for students at the Australian College of Ministries, Lloyd Irwin

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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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1 Corinthians 15:35-58 : cultural contexts and rhetorical strategy of the text, Donghyun Jeong

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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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Married in mission : a handbook for couples in cross-cultural service, Alexis C. Kenny

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

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Shaped by God's story: rooting Christian identity in the Biblical narrative at Christ Presbyterian Church, Deborah E. Kielsmeier

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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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Perfecting five Christian character traits that empower a missional community to cross-cultural mission, Young Kyu Kim

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Euodia, Syntyche, and Lydia : the leading ladies of Philippi in Philippians 4:2-3 and Acts 16:11-15, 40, Sarah Kohles

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Unveiling hope for broken humanity : a critical analysis of Jürgen Moltmann's theology of hope in the light of his Triune God, Samuel Jethro Immanuel Koks

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Missional God, missional church: an examination of Jürgen Moltmann's trinitarian ecclesiology and its implications for the missional conversation in North America, Wing-Yu Lam

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The veneration of the Virgin Mary: is the common practice consistent with biblical teaching?, Sharon Ferron Lawlor

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Chudohoe, the accomodation of Chesa in Korean Protestant Christianity, Jihyung Lee

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The rhetorical intent of Amos 3:3-8: an argument for the single meaning of Yahweh's statements, Cliff R. Loriot

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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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Providing pastoral care to the unmarried: a manual for pastors of United Methodist Church in Nigeria, Rhoda Gowarto Manzo

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The systemic integration of Kenyan immigrants into the American culture, Yabesh Nyakang'o Maroko

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Knights Of Poverty And PTSD : combat trauma and the rebuilding of character, Jeff S. Matsler

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Exorcism and deliverance: an integrative method, Benjamin McEntire

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Divine intent: human embodiment and God's image, Christa L. McKirland

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A Biblical hermeneutics mentoring program for teenagers, Jeffrey Miller

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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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A qualitative analysis of moral leadership crises in evangelical churches in Kenya as it relates to developing authentic leaders, Peter Nganga Mulinge

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Conversion : a reflection on the influences involved in the personal eternal change event within the global economy, Edward Charles Nelson

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Rediscovering the urgency of intentional discipleship in the Naga churches in Nagaland, Orenvungo Ngullie

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Biblical counseling for seniors in crisis, Kyung Mook Noh

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Crucifying the Lord again? : Greek exegesis of Hebrews 5:11 - 6:12, Walter Ray Nutt

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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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Toward the originally authored Book of the Twelve: testing the coherence of the variant shapings of the Twelve Prophets, Craig Stephen Petrovich

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

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Avoiding division within a church : a proactive approach for identifying sources of conflict and creating a healthy ministry environment, Kenneth Vincent Polley

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Ten aspects Of healing and empowerment : a resource on the essentials of healing ministry, Bruce Quinlan

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Classical Pentecostal interpretation of the gift of discernment from 1914-1941, Stephanie Rose

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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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Pananastasism - a penal substitionary model of a definite universal atonement: God's gracious substitution to pay the penalty due every individual in order to righteously resurrect all mankind and save a particular people for himself, Scott Anthony Smith

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

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Teaching and practicing spiritual disciplines online: the downloadable spiritual retreat, Todd A. Spencer

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Human creativity and the church : utilizing the arts in worship, spiritual formation, and community outreach, Chris Stanfield

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

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Nature and technique: Jacques Ellul's critique of Technique in light of Hans Urs von Balthasar's sacramental ontology, Bryn Robert Stephenson

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Calvinist theology and its effect on the development of criminal jurisprudence in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1630-1649, Philip Dean Stoller

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Crossing social and cultural barriers for the gospel: characteristics of 'apostolicity' in the Bible, early church and for today, Jonathan R. Tagg

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

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Participating in heaven: an examination of Thomas Aquinas's understanding of the beatific vision through the lens of the doctrine of participation, Matthew David Timms

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"Protect my moment": a call for awareness of and advocacy for the wounded child, Magne Torbjornsen

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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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'We Have Taught The Images To Be Free': a comparative study of the role of images in romantic love in Charles Williams and Jean-Luc Marion, Derek Weiss

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Leadership development through theological education in the theological education initiative of central Missouri, April Aubrey Welch

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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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A strategy for planting a new church in Haidian District, Weiqing Wu

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The reintegration of doctrine with church life and mission testing how to form a learnng community where pastors develop habits for increased missional influence, Richard B. Yale

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A qualitative study of doubt in the evangelical tradition, Benjamin Blake Young

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Healing worship: a critical component of disciple-making ministry at Westside Baptist Church, Vancouver, Alan C. Yu

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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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A strategy for training youth ministry leaders to help adolescents respond to natural disasters, Martin Whitney Alexander

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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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African American pastors as transformational servant leaders achieving formal theological education, Judy Austin

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

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Origen's Commentary on John: spiritual interpretation, polemics, and transformation, Tomas Per Göran Axeland

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The ḥērem and Israel's sacred space and status, Eric Anthony Barrios

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Faith based discernment counseling : an evaluation of a divorce intervention training event for pastors, Russell M. Berg

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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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To the poor I became poor: generational poverty in the mission of the Church, Kyle Bushre

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

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The Mosaic covenant: an administration of the covenant of grace, Jegar Chinnavan

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The Lord's Prayer : a model for small group prayer, Matthew James Clausen

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Maintaining a biblical perspective on the role of chaplains in the effective care and healing of hospital patients, Maria Colfer

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Bridging the gap : the implications of engaging Peruvian women's experience in intercultural theological education, Sheila Curran

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Religious violence: an examination of the version of violent response among evangelical Christians in northern Nigeria: a missiological problem, Mipo E. Dadang

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Authenticity as incarnational hospitality : a key to reversing the decline of the mainline Christian church, David K. Denzer

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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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Making disciples in transient communities, Darryl Evetts

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