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Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Helping five survivors of suicide to find God's healing, Anna W. Karanja

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"We persuade ([peithomen] people" (2 Cor 5:11): Paul's ministry of persuasion at Corinth, Hayoung Kim

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A study of healing for depressed Christians through mindfulness spirituality practice, Hwa Soon Kim

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A "suicide prevention education and advocacy" program designed to help local churches and communities recognize the value of life and prevent suicides, Suk-Ki Kim

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Nahum reconsidered : the rhetoric of violence and divine justice, Justin James King

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Between faithfulness to the people and fidelity to Christ : the role of the church in Croatia in process of personal forgivennes [i.e. forgiveness] and social reconciliation, Milan Knezovc

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"As good as it gets" : a review and consideration of "healing prayer", its theological and ministry implications, and the hope for change it evokes, Henry Kranenburg

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John Wesley's liturgical revision: a pattern for reshaping worship for post-Christian America, Lawrence A. Lacher

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Developing Great Commission strategies for Chinese Christian Church of Oxnard, California, Kan-Chor Lam

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Training Filipinos for cross-cultural ministry : towards a Filipino perspective, James R. Latzko

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Apostolic trauma : healing the body of Christ from post traumatic stress disorder, Mark Chong Lee

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Caring for families changed by mental illness, Tina Leigh Lightner-Morris

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Christ confronts us in Colossians : a preaching and teaching program on the person, titles and work of Christ for the Community Presbyterian Church (USA) of Edison, New Jersey, Kenneth Joseph Macari

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Deconstruction, hermeneutics, and the Book of Job : a comparative analysis and critique of two deconstructive readings of the epilogue (42:7-17), Alexander Duncan Maclean

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I Clement's use of Isaiah, Isaac Britton Mann

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From hospitality to reconciliation: a way to move forward in dialog among Jewish, Muslim, and Christian people, Keith L. Marsden

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The initiative to engage listeners for preaching the gospel persuasively in postmodern American Evangelicalism, Jerry J. Marvel

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Baptism and the perichoresis : an educational retreat for healing prayer ministers, Andrea M. Mueller

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Their horses leap like leopards! : the Hebrew and Greek texts of Habakkuk 3:1-7, James A. E. Mulroney

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Reclaiming the ministry of teaching in the missional setting, Mary Holder Naegeli

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Who's on first? : the relationship between 1 Peter and the Pauline corpus through their common expression en Christo, H. John Nuxoll

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Member care needs for missionaries serving in high-risk locales, Nairy A. Ohanian

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Epistemic justification in the Pauline kerygma, Joshua A. Pagan

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Mentoring for spiritual formation of ministry students at Ohio Valley University, Glenn K. Pennington

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The sign of glossolalia in 1 Corinthians 14:22, Marc Rose

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Senior pastor's mentoring ministry: from el patron to servant heart, Ricky Lynn Sanderford

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Popular religiosity among Roman Catholics in northwestern Argentina and the missiological implications for the communication of the Gospel, Sergio Rubén Schelske

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Major components contributing to member care throughout the life cycle of the missionary, James E. Smith

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A study on enhancing the life of faith through social ministries for the poor, Chel San Son

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Corinthians in light of Cassandra : Paul's writings on women and spirit-inspired speech in context, Olivia Stewart

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Toward a biblical theology of revival: an examination of Spirit baptism as the possible catalyst for revival, Kenneth Michael Stiles

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A study of the pastoral care project for enhancing communication between the senior parishioners and their adult children living far-off, Nakyoon Sung

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The role of the female pastor's husband in the House of God Church Pentecostal Holiness denomination, Jaqueline Mae Tuggle Taylor

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Multicultural churches: how do they facilitate spiritual growth and health?, Julie Tofilon

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Re-visioning local congregations as being the exhibition of the Kingdom of God to the world, James A. Tweedie

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The vision of a just king : the ethics of the royal Psalms, Jakob Valsson

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Lutheran literary influences on John Wesley's theology of mission, James R. Vermilya

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Ethics training for lay and professional church leaders in the American Baptist Churches of Nebraska, Kevin Walden

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Facilitating church growth in central and eastern Uttar Pradesh, Myron Witmore

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Igbo tribal practices of reconciliation and forgiveness as a way of interpreting and sustaining the sacrament of reconciliation in the Nigerian church, Raymond E. Alaneme

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The Babwali and their forgotten journey of peace : a quest for reconciliation in a cross-cultural context, Gabriel L. Basuzwa

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Healing songs : understanding and creating powerful music for the American church, Daniel Colin Creech

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The pastoral implications of the eucharistic ecclesiologies of Nicholas Afanasiev and John Zizioulas, Vitaly Dudkin

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Problems in a movement: towards a mutual hierarchy social model of the Trinity, Jeffrey Aron Dukeman

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The life-giving water : an environmental education approach as platform for teaching Christology in the context of Africa, Jeanne Linzenge Eloa

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Our hearts were burning within us : a shared Christian praxis approach to the teaching of homiletics, Camillus M. Foley

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Dwelling place of the soul and mind : the role of the heart in the Macarian Homilies, Dean Gjorcheski

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Forming leaders through spiritual disciplines, Tim Gunnells

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Cut off from (one's) people: punitive expulsion in the Torah, G. Thomas Hobson

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Qi and the Holy Spirit : a comparative study, Baozhu Hu

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An exploration and comparison of the critical factors that have influenced Native North Americans on journeys into leadership, William Victor Kraske

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The TITIP program in Papua, Indonesia: an assessment, Margreet Harms Kroneman

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Eyes from the outside : Christian mission in zones of violent conflict, Kim Lamberty

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Reading 2 Timothy 1:1-18 devotionally in Greek, Weilun Liu

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A study of the effect of the practice of the presence of God on the growth of transformation in Christ-followers, Paul C. Lucks

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Constructing a theology of mission in Cameroon, Hubert Valery Tchetche Mabou

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The spiritual vitality of indigenous monocultural missionaries in India associated with Missionary Upholders Trust, Rebecca K. Magnuson

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I love to tell the story : congregational narrative evangelism, Timothy Jacob Morrison

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Modern (major) challenges and new strategies for evangelical theological education in India with special reference to Bethel Bible College distance theological education program, Philip Samuel Palackatharayil

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Sing unto the Lord: the story of the revitalization of an old United Methodist church thrugh the introduction of gospel music ministry, Thomas Risager

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An evangelical comparison of biblical demonology and Mayan spiritism practice, Jonathan Seabourn

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Impacting the spiritual well-being of recovering addicts from the Greater Piedmont Teen Challenge through inner healing prayer, Robert B. Shaw

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A missed paradim of Jesus' mission to the Gentiles in John 2-4, Edmond Ernest Shepard

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A cultural interpretation of Matthew 8:22, Tarsisius Sigho

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Shattered dreams and shattered vows: the lived experience of healing marital sexual betrayal in North American missionary women, Lisa M. Sinclair

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Shattered dreams and shattered vows : the lived experience of healing marital sexual betrayal in North American missionary women, Lisa M. Sinclair

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Spiritual formation in Uganda: a study of how Christians in Kisoro are being transformed in Christ's image, Kirk Slater

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The baptism in the Holy Spirit: understanding evangelical, non-Pentecostal perspectives on the issues of subsequence and initial evidence at Emmanuel College, Ashley Neil Smith

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Foundations of faith: television, the Ten commandments, and the Apostles' Creed, James Ray Teasdale

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Understanding the will of God for the gentiles through the metaphorical language in the book of Isaiah, Luong Hao Tran

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Ministering to the minister's wife: preparation for life in the pastorate, Sheryl D. Trefsgar

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Towards a recontextualization of the logos theology in Justin Martyr : a Hispanic/Latino perspective, Jose Martinez Valenzuela

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Made in each other: John Scottus Eriugena's conception of the human person as a unifying vocabulary for trinitarian metanarrative and Anti-Cartesian phenomenology, Carey B. Vinzant

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The abiding guide: a study guide for Andrew Murray's Abide in Christ, Carlo Walth

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Healing the dualistic divide : towards an eschatological redemption of body and soul, J. Lena Horst Warren

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After pistis Christou: the faith of Jesus Christ in the Apostolic fathers, Michael Ray Whitenton

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The death of Christ in Lukan Christology and soteriology, Benjamin R. Wilson

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Biblical counseling and premarital education, Byung Guk You

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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The use of Yala proverbs (paremia) in communicating the gospel : a model for communicating the gospel in Africa, Michael Adoga

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Christian ecological responsibility : intimations of prophetic witness for the Church in the new millennium, Noreen Allossery-Walsh

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Jonathan Edwards's doctrine of imputed sin : 19th century southern Presbyterian accusations considered, Austin Todd Ariail

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Pain, pathos, and pedagogy : the positive value of suffering in St. Basil the Great's Hom. quod Deus non est auctor malorum, Michelle Mary Bahumian

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The elements that lead to a habitus of spirituality in the life of the deacon, Frank Berning

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Holy fire: a congregational training manual on the Holy Spirit in the preaching moment, Byron Lambert Brown

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Doing the good: Paul's means of virtue contrasted with his Jewish background, Benjamin Jeffrey Burkholder

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Dialectics of identity : African initiated churches in African pentecostal rhetoric, Augustine O. Duru

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"Faith credited as righteousness" : an evaluation of N.T. Wright's perspectives on justificaiton [sic] through Paul's use of Psalms 32 in Romans 4, Michael E. Erickson

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Discovering the relationship between short-term cross-cultural mission experiences and a long-term commitment to cross-cultural mission service, Timothy P. Evans

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Working through faith : understanding faith and works through the use of Genesis 15:6 by Paul and James, Jesse H. Everett

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Jesus as a healer : investigating the healing miracles of the Gospel of John and their background, Brittany Ann Flowers

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The impact of inner healing prayer on the upward journey, Benjamin Franklin

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Redefining the icon : the problem of innovation in the writings of Florensky, Ouspensky, and Kontoglou, Evan Freeman

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Evaluating the whirlwind: the American Lutheran theological interpretations of pre-war Nazi Germany, John P. Hellwege

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Divine grace and the human will in St. John Cassian's thirteenth Conference, Ian C. Jones

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The iconology of visual representations of the relationship between apostles Peter and Paul : how and why is conflict changed to harmony?, Ana Karličić

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The black civil rights movement and the Korean democratization movement : a comparative study of the two social movements, Byonsgung Lee

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Introducing urban missions to ethnic immigrant churches, James Jinseok Lee

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Baptism in the Syrian tradition : the first three centuries, Stephen R. Lilley

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Faith formation of children in the Malaysian Baptist English-speaking congregations : a Vygotskian approach, Rosalind Yeet-Wah Lim

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Reversion and syncretism among the Wimbum Baptists of Cameroon, West Africa: a missiological problem, Gabriel N. Massa