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Interview With Carlton Pearson, John C. Lyden 2018 Grand View University, Des Moines, Iowa

Interview With Carlton Pearson, John C. Lyden

Journal of Religion & Film

Editor John Lyden had the opportunity for a conversation with Rev. Carlton Pearson, the subject of the Netflix film Come Sunday which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival 2018. They discussed Pearson's theology of inclusion and what led him to it.


Discovering The Current Opinions Of The Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, And Questioning Individuals Towards The Evangelical Protestant Churches, Joseph Dagostino 2018 Olivet Nazarene University

Discovering The Current Opinions Of The Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, And Questioning Individuals Towards The Evangelical Protestant Churches, Joseph Dagostino

Scholar Week 2016 - present

This research addressed the current opinions held by the LGBTQ community toward Evangelical Protestant churches. As a Pastor of a church that is concerned about this subject, the researcher developed and implemented a survey instrument that attempted to discover the over-all opinions, differences among sexual orientations in opinions, factors that encouraged and discouraged LGBTQ individuals’ involvement within Evangelical Protestant churches, and various levels of involvement by the participants in Evangelical Protestant churches. The researcher used the services of Survey Gizmo to distribute the survey tool amongst those self-identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning to complete the survey instrument ...


Conviction To Salvation: How The Salvation Army Moved From Orthodoxy To Saving Souls, Abigail Hochberger 2018 Whitworth University

Conviction To Salvation: How The Salvation Army Moved From Orthodoxy To Saving Souls, Abigail Hochberger

History of Christianity II: TH 314

No abstract provided.


Nurturing Church As A Biblical Strategy To Recover A Healthy Church Within South Korean Churches, Jinwook Kang 2018 Liberty University

Nurturing Church As A Biblical Strategy To Recover A Healthy Church Within South Korean Churches, Jinwook Kang

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

There are many churches in South Korea, but not too many healthy churches. A healthy church should have a proof of early church from the Acts. It is impossible to be a healthy church only with a number of people, buildings, programs, and new church planting. The goal of this thesis is to suggest healthy biblical church using early church as a model and propose strategy. This study will first take a look at what is a healthy biblical church. A healthy biblical church is a nurturing church. Conventional church has a lot of nurturing programs, but this thesis compares ...


Medical And Ethical Issues And Latter-Day Saints, Kevin J. Black 2018 Selected Works

Medical And Ethical Issues And Latter-Day Saints, Kevin J. Black

Kevin J. Black, MD

Handout for a lecture in the Washington University School of Medicine elective course “Major religious traditions and health care.” This document represents my personal views and does not necessarily represent the opinions of the University or of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


Ellen White And Subordination Within The Trinity, Nathaniel Robert Gibbs 2018 Andrews University

Ellen White And Subordination Within The Trinity, Nathaniel Robert Gibbs

Seminary Scholarship Symposium

The Seventh-day Adventist Church has been engaged in a debate about the role of women in ministry, especially as it concerns ordination. While engaging in this debate, some have used the doctrine of Trinity to support their understanding of the different roles in gender. Specifically, the subordination of Jesus to the Father as evidence of a correlation with the subordination of women to men. In order to find support for the way some believe ministry should be practiced, they have turned to the writings of Ellen White. They have attempted to support a subordinationism within the Trinity with her writings ...


1 Timothy 3: Who Can Be An Officer? An Exegetical And Historical Study, Jose N. Briones 2018 Andrews University

1 Timothy 3: Who Can Be An Officer? An Exegetical And Historical Study, Jose N. Briones

Seminary Scholarship Symposium

Who is able to hold the offices of the church, deacons and elders, within the Seventh-day Adventist Church? The question of gender roles and the church’s understanding of who is sanctioned by the Scriptures to aspire to that office is a revolving matter today. The topic has been around in discussion for about 40 years now without a final answer within the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Therefore, it is the aim of this paper to focus on the consistency of the Seventh-day Adventist Church with its own statements and policies, and the text of 1 Timothy 3. Moreover, it will ...


Experiences Of Youth And Young Adults’ Engagement In Sabbath School, Jharony Fernandez-Gibbs, Deslynne Roberts 2018 Andrews University

Experiences Of Youth And Young Adults’ Engagement In Sabbath School, Jharony Fernandez-Gibbs, Deslynne Roberts

Seminary Scholarship Symposium

Sabbath School has been an established program for spiritual growth, faith development and relationship building for congregants of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (SDA), yet youth and young adults experience different levels of engagement in Sabbath School. Concerns from the North American Division Youth Ministry Department report an increased lack of engagement from youth and young adults attending Sabbath School programs. Similarly, many young adults question whether Sabbath School is essential in their walk with God. Consequently, a recent survey conducted on the campus of Andrews University obtained insight from youth and young adults about their Sabbath School experience. Emerging results ...


The Living Temple By John Harvey Kellogg And Lessons Of Leadership From Ellen White: Two Books—Two Years Apart, Thomas John Rasmussen 2018 Andrews University

The Living Temple By John Harvey Kellogg And Lessons Of Leadership From Ellen White: Two Books—Two Years Apart, Thomas John Rasmussen

Seminary Scholarship Symposium

In contemporary society John H. Kellogg is more known for his medical inventions, than he is for the book The Living Temple, which was published in 1903. However, within Adventism the name Kellogg denotes crisis and controversy. The thesis of this paper is that Ellen White responded to Kellogg’s publication in three ways: personally—to John Kellogg, prophetically—to the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and publicly—with the book The Ministry of Healing, which was published two years later in 1905. It is the public response that is of primary interest to this paper. Ellen White wrote many personal letters ...


Dr. Jerry Falwell – Culture Warrior: A Personal Reminiscence, C. Fred Smith 2018 Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary

Dr. Jerry Falwell – Culture Warrior: A Personal Reminiscence, C. Fred Smith

Fred O. Smith Jr.

No abstract provided.


Clayton Christensen, Joseph Smith Jr. And Disruptive Innovation.Pdf, Gavin Ferriby 2018 Sacred Heart University

Clayton Christensen, Joseph Smith Jr. And Disruptive Innovation.Pdf, Gavin Ferriby

Peter Gavin Ferriby

Christensen’s theory of disruptive innovation has been popularly successful but faced increasing scrutiny in past years.  Christensen is a Latter-day Saint, and the career of Joseph Smith, Jr. and his ideas form a powerful backdrop for Christen’s theory.   Smith's role as an innovator, the "disruption" of Mormon proclamation, and the America that received or rejected his message all form an enduring, cultural matrix that later facilitated the popularization of “disruptive innovation” as an idea. Uncritical embrace of the popular theory, especially in higher education, implies acceptance of a cultural assumptions and suggest that the theory is less ...


Christian Disunity: Tracing Scriptural Discords Of The Last Two Millenniums, Jennifer Peltier 2018 Liberty University

Christian Disunity: Tracing Scriptural Discords Of The Last Two Millenniums, Jennifer Peltier

Diligence: Journal of the Liberty University Online Religion Capstone in Research and Scholarship

The motto In God We Trust is printed on American currency. Yet, the Bible is not taught in the public-school system. Though America’s beginnings were Christian and founded upon biblical principles, laws have been passed in postmodern America that seem to contradict the Holy Scriptures standard of morality. Religious divisions concerning the Holy Scriptures have transpired throughout human history. This paper traces religious discords that have occurred over the last 2000 years to reveal the roots of disunity that precedes America’s apathy toward the Bible as the infallible authority and standard to live by. This paper is broken ...


William Douglass & Charline F. Gunselman Papers, 1942-2009, William Douglass Gunselman, Charline F. Gunselman 2018 Abilene Christian University

William Douglass & Charline F. Gunselman Papers, 1942-2009, William Douglass Gunselman, Charline F. Gunselman

Center for Restoration Studies Archives, Manuscripts and Personal Papers Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


Coptic Christians In An Age Of Globalization, Eliot Dickinson 2018 Western Oregon University

Coptic Christians In An Age Of Globalization, Eliot Dickinson

Faculty Research Publications (All Departments)

No abstract provided.


The Power And Work Of The Holy Spirit, Joanna P. Moore 2018 Asbury Theological Seminary

The Power And Work Of The Holy Spirit, Joanna P. Moore

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.


Kind And True, Joanna P. Moore 2018 Asbury Theological Seminary

Kind And True, Joanna P. Moore

Heritage Material

No abstract provided.


Autobiography Of Rev. W.B. Godbey, A.M., W. B. Godbey 2018 Asbury Theological Seminary

Autobiography Of Rev. W.B. Godbey, A.M., W. B. Godbey

William B. Godbey

No abstract provided.


God's Faithfulness On The Journey: Reflections By Rostered Women Of Color, Rosetta E. Ross 2018 Spelman College

God's Faithfulness On The Journey: Reflections By Rostered Women Of Color, Rosetta E. Ross

Spelman College Faculty Publications

Expressing stories of joy and pain, thankfulness and celebration, “God’s Faithfulness on the Journey” explores the stories of more than 40 ELCA rostered women of color. The essay-style collection of stories, poems, music and imagery gives voice to the women of color who serve faithfully throughout the church. The narratives chronicle a shared experience through the church’s call process while honoring the families, mentors and supporters who journeyed with them and give praise to an always faithful God.


The Women Behind The Pulpit: Identifying Female Leadership Throughout Christian History, Courtney Kasin 2018 University of Redlands

The Women Behind The Pulpit: Identifying Female Leadership Throughout Christian History, Courtney Kasin

Undergraduate Honors Theses

It is clear that at various points in Christian history women have held prominent positions of leadership and had influential voices. However, those voices have been episodic, leaving men the power to dominate. Feminist research shows that women have a strong heritage and history of being apostles, teachers, prophets, presbyters (an elder or minister), widows, deacons, and bishops.[1] This truth, however, remains hidden and those strong women are not given voices. Scholars see this particularly in stories like those of Mary Magdalene and Thecla. We can hypothesize that these women had important influence based not only by how well ...


The Theological And Geographical Origins Of Protestantism In Albania, David Hosaflook 2018 George Fox University

The Theological And Geographical Origins Of Protestantism In Albania, David Hosaflook

Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe

The Albanian Protestant Movement has both a theological and a geographical origin. Theologically, the movement could only begin after parts of the Bible were translated into Albanian, because the Protestant doctrine of “Sola Scriptura” demands that believers understand the Holy Scriptures. Therefore, in Protestant missions to the Ottoman Empire, Bible translators usually preceded evangelists and the founding of churches. In 1827, the publication of the first Albanian New Testament was a significant achievement, but it was practically useless to most Albanians, who were illiterate (especially in their mother tongue). Hence, the Protestant missionary endeavor included linguistic and educational efforts to ...


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