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Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Developing a manual for church planting in an Arabic context, Yousef Sarkes

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After the book: faith formation in a transmedia culture, Clint Schnekloth

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Synergistic use of multiple translations within inductive Bible study, John D. Schwandt

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Developing an organizational environment to enhance and multiply effective ministry at Wallenstein Bible Chapel, Ontario: lessons learned from a pond, Ronald Alan Seabrooke

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A research on the pastoral care for the marginalized children through John Wesley's social welfare ministry result in the community center for children care of Neulmanna Methodist Church, Eul Ter Shim

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Home groups with purpose: bringing church renewal and strengthening spiritual relationships at First Presbyterian Church, Milton, Pennsylvania, Stephen G. Shirk

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Nurturing adolescent lifelong discipleship: implementing a hermeneutic of "adoption" at St. Paul United Methodist Church, David S. Showalter

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Systemic abandonment of Latino mid-adolescents residing in less ethnically populated urban communities of the midwest, Nelson Silva

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Understanding the power of relationships in the healing of trauma : a guide for caregivers of adolescent children, Martha J. Smith

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Life in the spirit: a post-Constantinian and Trinitarian account of the Christian life, Andreá De Von Snavely

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The gift of dread: the pre-faith experience of existential angst, Albert D. Spalding Jr

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The biblical text of Pelagius in his commentary on 2 Corinthians: a new reconstruction, Wilbert P. Stelzer

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Toward hermeneutical integrity in preaching the literary forms of the Bible, Russell St. John

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Sex trafficking within the Washington, DC, Metropolitan area Black church community: a call and response, Lauri Ann Swann

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Optimizing translation training at Canada Institute of Linguistics, Edgar Douglas Trick

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Raising and multiplying leaders for the Vietnamese Ministries in Converge Worldwide/Baptist General Conference-U.S., Tu Anh Truong

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The implicit made explicit: Kingdom doctrine in Pauline pneumatology and ethics, Brian Hsin-Cheng Tung

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Enhancing Christian presence with Christian influence in Uganda : a quest for transformative spirituality, Julius Danstun Twongyeirwe

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Making disciples: reclaiming the heart and soul of the church at the cross through transformational accountability, John A. Vacchiano

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Mending broken people : the healing and transforming power of forgiveness emulating Jesus Christ in words and in deeds, Frantzo Saint Val

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Developing a ministry model that addresses the needs of Liberian refugees suffering from post traumatic stress disorder, Samuel Vansiea

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The Gospel of Jesus Christ in the Episcopal Church: hope for unity and fruitful mission, Kent R. Walley

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From legalism to grace: bringing change to a congregation, Robert E. Walter

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The reconciling community: the missional mending of spiritual and social relationships through local church ministry, Charles H. Warnock III

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Navigating the waters in a cross-racial-cross-cultural appointment, Dale M. Weatherspoon

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Physicians and grief: spiritual, emotional, ethical, organizational and pastoral care implications, Jonathan S. Webster

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Cultivating godly leadership: a project to enrich leadership at a rural Black Baptist church, Alonza B. Williams

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Discipleship implications of the use of passive imperatives in First Peter, Andrew Christopher Yee

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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The influence of indigenous Akan religious beliefs and practices on Pentecostal Christianity in Ghana : historical and theological analyses in the context of world Christianity, Aidan Kwame Ahaligah

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Similarities and differences between Pentecostal and non-Pentecostal leaders in understanding the anointing of the Holy Spirit, Astrid Aiyadurai

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A strategy for building Christlike character at The Way Christian Fellowship through lectionary preaching, Stephen Anthony Baron

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Strands of John: a study guide to encounter the living Word of John's Gospel, Carl Billings

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From generation to generation: developing relevant ministry among young adults, Clarence R. Brown

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A strategy for engaging students in spiritual formation for the Falls Church that reverses systemic abandonment, James Byrne

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Sacred space: a parish planning process, Gregory G. Caiazzo

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Forgiveness in resolving marital conflict among Korean immigrant baby-boomer couples at Calvary Mission Church in Los Angeles, Jin Wook Chang

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The Chinese diaspora in Africa : a pre-evangelistic ethnography of the Chinese diaspora in 21st century Africa, Lih-Chenh Chen

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Adolescent identity and the image of God: a paradigm for youth ministry praxis, Tom Combes

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A strategy for connecting military families to the local church through the military evangelist, Thomas Tine Cook

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An analysis of the relationship between physical exercise and the spiritual life of clergy, Gary Lawrence Cowper

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Seminar in family and congregation relationship process: formation practices for ministry in chaotic times, Kenton T. Derstine

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Ghanaian diaspora : a missiological study of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana congregations in the United States of America, Yaw Attah Edu-Bekoe

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A program for training urban pastors in Deliverance Church Uganda to transform their congregations from stagnation or decline to health and growth, Honorat Richard Epiu

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A phenomenological description of the impact of war-related trauma among the Murle people in Southern Sudan, Karen J. Fancher

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The sources for and use of the prophet Amos in the Book of Acts, Patrick S. Fowler

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The Holy Spirit and the heart: inaugurated realities of the new covenant in Paul, Joel W. Garman

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When cultural conflict comes to church : understanding the rurban collision, Martin D. Giese

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Contextual christology for Papua New Guineans, Doug Hanson

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Grieving with hope: maternal depression and the autistic child, G. Todd Hardin

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Integrating the pastoral care components of listening, prayer and presence for more effective funeral sermons, Naomi O. Harris

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Restoring congregational vitality through missional leadership cultivation, Robert Brandon Harris

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Don't hide the laundry: authentic engagements in faith sharing, Darryn Hewson

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Developing spiritual leaders in a multi-cultural church through preaching, Cliff Holladay

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Healing warriors : complexity of PTSD, psychological, and spiritual aspects of their treatment, Stanislaw Jasiurkowski

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A church on the move: how effective leadership can transform a congregation undergoing relocation, Sondra R. Jones

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Communitas: missional transition through the small group community, Timothy W. Jones

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The use and care of the fire on the altar: its significance throughout history, HyunEun Ellen Joo

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A "death education" program: preventing suicide among Korean army officers by helping them reflect on their lives, Jae Won Jung

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Cognitive disability and Christian faith: toward the onotological meaning of disability, Okki Kim

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From conversion to discipleship: a manual for training and developing disciples in the church ministry context, Victor S. Kim

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Can we give a witness?: how the church can maintain the integrity of its voice in the media spotlight during times of crisis, Kathleen Elaine Kind

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Communicating Christ in Myanmar: applying a "being present" mission strategy, Van Kung

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Tanner's appropriation of Cyril's doctrine of the Incarnation, Christopher Lau

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Evaluating the sustainability of inner healing as evidenced by transformed lives through Christ, reflecting new behavior, Sharon L. Gottfried Lewis

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Reaching the Mende Muslim with the gospel of Christ in the United States of America, John Samuel Loum

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Educating global citizens: interreligious programming for university students, Hope N. Luckie

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Transforming Indian communities : an innovative educational and ministry model, Saji K. Lukos

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"Mystics and prophets in the land of struggle" : a contextual mystico-prophetic spirituality in Catholic religious life in the Philippines, Pedro Roberto B. Manansala

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Jesus is Lord!: the contributions of E. Stanley Jones and the life transforming Christian Ashram Fellowship to this triumphant affirmation -- Jesus is Lord indeed!, Anne Mathews-Younes

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Messianic expectations among the Pharisees and the Zealots from the Maccabean period to the 66-70 C.E. Jewish revolt against Rome, James Daniel Mattern

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Creating an ars moriendi for our time: integrating spiritual practices into end of life care, Joseph Morrissette McGowan

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Reharmonizing Babel : a sacred and creative cultural journey, B. Naa-Abashie Moreaux

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One with the Master: a chronological study of union with Christ, Stephen N. Oliver

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Sharing Christ: worshipping the triune God in a secular environment, Elisabet Oman

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A practice of an artistic ministry based on the theology of arts : centering on the Gochon Church, Jeonghoon Park

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A communal leadership model for the postmodern worshipping community at The Experience, Michael E. Paulison

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Presenting himself as an approved worker: the narratological function of the prayers in the book of Nehemiah, Philip Werth Penhallegon

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Shattered : an analysis of Paul Tillich's experience in World War I and his search for healing, David W. Peters

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A manual to equip church leaders in the understanding and utilization of glocalizing urban youth culture in community ministry, Daniel S. Pyon

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Combat veterans with diagnosed post-traumatic stress disorder: the effect of pastoral counseling on the family, Ricky Benard Reaves

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Cultural cues for expatriates in the Levant, including issues of honor and shame, Aru Reddy

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Assimilation through mentoring new members at a small, urban church, Ryan Richardson

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Global education for children in suburbia: discipleship for changing the world, Nanette E. Roberts

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And grace will lead me home: a guide for pilgrim journals, Paul H.W. Rohde

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A project on recovering the image of God through the holistic wholeness, Kyoo Eui Song

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"But not so with you": the pastor as a servant leader in the joint juture, Ingrid Svensson

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Till we are fully formed: a conceptual investigation of a Christian spiritual formation paradigm in the English-speaking Presbyterian churches in Malaysia, Alex Tang

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Differentiation in the perspicuity of Scripture and its effect on the application of Scripture's authority, Brian Henry Wagner

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Paul's positive religious affections, Mark L. Ward

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A historical and liturgical approach to A Service of Christian Marriage: John Wesley's service in the twenty-first century, Edwin Clifton Whitlock

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Becoming an interpretive community: leading River Life Covenant Church through narrative, metaphor and parable, Bret M. Widman

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The development of men from marginal existence to missional living, Troy Williams

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Stages of faith : applying current faith development research to a local church context, David Zirilli

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Transforming grace : challenges and gifts of Nigerian women in diaspora to parishes in the archdiocese of Chicago, Anne Arabome

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Immediate, intermediate or just a memory : is there warrant for life after death in Second Corinthians 5:1-10? A critique of Joel B. Green's exegesis of 2 Corinthians 5:1-10, David E. Barnhart

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Romans 5:12-21 : an exegetical investigation, Jonathan Bennett

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The primacy of the ministry of the Word in First and Second Timothy, Peter Berner

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Equipped to engage: a study of how SBC churches have been equipped to engage unreached and unengaged unreached people groups, J. Brad Bessent

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The house that God built: a blueprint for pastoral marriage ministry, Robert James Borger

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Calling, kingdom, and cultural engagement: recovering Christian spirituality for the public square, Frank Boswell