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The Consistency Of The Kingdom Of God Through Israel's Unconditional Covenants, Myungwoo Kim 2022 Liberty University

The Consistency Of The Kingdom Of God Through Israel's Unconditional Covenants, Myungwoo Kim

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

The Bible consistently presents one common theme: the kingdom of God. Biblical theology focuses on God’s faithfulness, wisdom, and purpose in the process of redemption. The Old Testament expresses the firm belief that God will surely fulfill His covenants and reign forever. The Old Testament prophets believed that the Messiah would come for judgment and salvation. They consistently prophesied the birth and reign of the Messiah, which connects the Old and New Testaments. There is a continuity between the Old and New Testaments. The promises made to Israel in the Old Testament will be fulfilled for Israel, not the ...


A Correlational Study Evaluating The Connection Between Servant Leadership Behavior And Authentic Happiness In A Parachurch Ministry, Brian Thomas Guinther 2022 Liberty University

A Correlational Study Evaluating The Connection Between Servant Leadership Behavior And Authentic Happiness In A Parachurch Ministry, Brian Thomas Guinther

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

The purpose of this quantitative correlational study was to understand if a relationship exists, either positively or negatively, between servant leadership behaviors and authentic happiness in chaplains who serve in a para church chaplain ministry. Servant leadership is frequently thought to be related to a decrease in the leader's happiness and enjoyment of their professional as well as personal life because leading as a servant involves giving up power and privileges that the role of leader typically includes. This study's sample was comprised of individuals currently engaged in a Christian chaplain ministry who serve public safety departments, industry ...


Characteristics That Make An Excellent Worship Leader According To The Perspectives Of Baptist Congregants In North Texas, Carlos Jerome Benson 2022 Liberty University

Characteristics That Make An Excellent Worship Leader According To The Perspectives Of Baptist Congregants In North Texas, Carlos Jerome Benson

Masters Theses

Despite many Baptists Churches in North Texas, most church congregants vary significantly in how they characterize an excellent worship leader. These congregants often rely on trial and error to establish characteristic traits that are acceptable for the whole of a particular church. There is a gap in the research study of characteristics that make an excellent worship leader according to the perspectives of Baptist congregants in North Texas. This study will find which attributes of worship leadership are most desirable according to the views of North Texas Baptist congregants. These literary examples do not specifically name what characteristics North Texas ...


Vbc Young Families Initiative, Andrew Ryan Scoggins 2022 Liberty University

Vbc Young Families Initiative, Andrew Ryan Scoggins

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

This research project is designed for Victory Baptist Church in Weatherford, Texas, to reach young families. The purpose is to design and implement a plan that educates, equips, and engages individual church members to evangelize young families in Weatherford. The necessity of this research is evident in the face of consequences surrounding the past three years involving the pandemic and a leadership change at VBC. The intervention is mobilizing the members of VBC to reach young families. This mobilization centers around training the membership to reach young families. Using surveys and questionnaires with the membership reveals what are the thoughts ...


Sound Chapel, Anthony Elia 2022 Southern Methodist University

Sound Chapel, Anthony Elia

Bridwell Library Research

The idea of "Sound Chapel" liturgies, in the manner of matins or vespers, is that a chapel space is darkened with only the light of a single or several candles available. The organ shall play sustaining notes in various, slow, elongated and sustained ways, at the discretion of the organist. The piece shall create a meditative space with the music being of "piano" (p/pp/ppp) or quieter levels. Various "liturgies" are suggested by the composer below, but may be altered and done ad lib by the performer(s) as the tone or mood of the early morning or early ...


An Inclusive Framework For Ministry: Fostering The Spiritual Formation Of Children In A Multicultural Church, Jennifer Reinsch Schroeder 2022 Abilene Christian University

An Inclusive Framework For Ministry: Fostering The Spiritual Formation Of Children In A Multicultural Church, Jennifer Reinsch Schroeder

Doctor of Ministry Theses

This project thesis was designed to foster the spiritual formation of children in a multicultural church. A diverse team was assembled to design a curriculum to be used with volunteers in a children’s ministry context. Through seven two-hour sessions held over eight weeks in the spring of 2022, the curriculum development team first examined what it means to embody a multicultural perspective of the gospel while at the same time investigating the negative impact of a White, Eurocentric expression of Christianity. Next, they collaborated to develop a theological construct that centered around (1) the idea of being created in ...


Kendell & Stewarts' "Are You Still Watching?: Using Pop Culture To Tune In, Find God, & Get Renewed For Another Season" (Book Review), Kathryn Sadakierski 2022 George Fox University

Kendell & Stewarts' "Are You Still Watching?: Using Pop Culture To Tune In, Find God, & Get Renewed For Another Season" (Book Review), Kathryn Sadakierski

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Sterretts' "Jesus Conversations: Effective Everyday Engagement" (Book Review), William E. Bomar 2022 Liberty University

Sterretts' "Jesus Conversations: Effective Everyday Engagement" (Book Review), William E. Bomar

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Longman Iii's "Revelation Through Old Testament Eyes: A Background And Application Commentary" (Book Review), Edward W. Walton 2022 Northwest Missouri State University

Longman Iii's "Revelation Through Old Testament Eyes: A Background And Application Commentary" (Book Review), Edward W. Walton

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Archibald's "Shaking The Gates Of Hell: A Search For Family And Truth In The Wake Of The Civil Rights Revolution" (Book Review), Lori Thornton 2022 Carson-Newman University

Archibald's "Shaking The Gates Of Hell: A Search For Family And Truth In The Wake Of The Civil Rights Revolution" (Book Review), Lori Thornton

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Moreland's "A Simple Guide To Experiencing Miracles: Instruction And Inspiration For Living Supernaturally In Christ" (Book Review), Jaclyn Lee Parrott 2022 Eastern Washington University

Moreland's "A Simple Guide To Experiencing Miracles: Instruction And Inspiration For Living Supernaturally In Christ" (Book Review), Jaclyn Lee Parrott

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Wesley's "Singing The Faith: Soundings Of Lyrical Theology In The Methodist Tradition" (Book Review), Elizabeth A. Nolan 2022 Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Wesley's "Singing The Faith: Soundings Of Lyrical Theology In The Methodist Tradition" (Book Review), Elizabeth A. Nolan

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Harney & Harneys' "Organic Discipleship: Seven Ways To Grow Spiritually And Naturally Share Jesus" (Book Review), Donna G. Lee 2022 Liberty University

Harney & Harneys' "Organic Discipleship: Seven Ways To Grow Spiritually And Naturally Share Jesus" (Book Review), Donna G. Lee

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Lotz & Wrights' "Jesus Followers: Real-Life Lessons For Igniting Faith In The Next Generation" (Book Review), Antoinette Ileene Williams 2022 Liberty University

Lotz & Wrights' "Jesus Followers: Real-Life Lessons For Igniting Faith In The Next Generation" (Book Review), Antoinette Ileene Williams

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Review Of The Routledge Handbook Of Pentecostal Theology, Tabitha Turpin 2022 Oral Roberts University

Review Of The Routledge Handbook Of Pentecostal Theology, Tabitha Turpin

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

The Routledge Handbook of Pentecostal Theology. Edited by Wolfgang Vondey. New York, NY: Routledge, 2020. 464 pp.


Review Of Christianity And Depression, Robert D. McBain 2022 Oral Roberts university

Review Of Christianity And Depression, Robert D. Mcbain

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

Christianity and Depression. By Tasia Scrutton. London, UK: SCM Press, 2020. xvi + 236 pp.


Review Of Apostles & Prophets: The Ministry Of Apostles And Prophets Throughout The Generations, David Osei-Nimoh 2022 Oral Roberts University

Review Of Apostles & Prophets: The Ministry Of Apostles And Prophets Throughout The Generations, David Osei-Nimoh

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

No abstract provided.


Called, Empowered, And Sent, Known And Unknown: A Reflection On Missional Leadership, Wonsuk Ma 2022 Oral Roberts University

Called, Empowered, And Sent, Known And Unknown: A Reflection On Missional Leadership, Wonsuk Ma

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

This issue of Spiritus focuses on Spirit-empowered mission and leadership, dedicated to the work and life of countless Spirit-filled “soldiers” of the kingdom. The movement has produced a host of dedicated leaders whose work is significant. Many publications introduce these figures.1 While Pentecostal-Charismatic “stars” receive both good and bad attention, the real heroes of empowered witnessing are often forgotten. They are the nameless “ordinary” believers who are in the same way called, Spirit-empowered, and sent by the same Lord.


S. B. J. Oschoffa (1909–85): The Miracle Of A Shared Life, Samuel Olamiji Akibu 2022 Oral Roberts University

S. B. J. Oschoffa (1909–85): The Miracle Of A Shared Life, Samuel Olamiji Akibu

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

In the twentieth century, God raised many faith giants among Africans for Africans and the whole world. These faith heroes contributed immensely to the decolonization, indigenization, and expansion of Christianity in Africa and the Global South. Among these highly spiritually invested Africans was a Beninese-Nigerian carpenter, Samuel Biléou Joseph Oschoffa (1909–1985). He was educated in the Methodist tradition before the Lord called him to lead one of the most significant African prophetic-charismatic indigenous movements, the Celestial Church of Christ. This article explores his life, ministerial legacies, and theology.


A Critical Analysis Of Reinhard Bonnke’S Charismatic Leadership Paradigm, Charles Morara Obara 2022 Oral Roberts University

A Critical Analysis Of Reinhard Bonnke’S Charismatic Leadership Paradigm, Charles Morara Obara

Spiritus: ORU Journal of Theology

The study of leadership has evolved over the years, focusing on different approaches. In the early nineteenth century, leadership study focused on the traits, skills, and behavioral and situational approaches of leaders. In recent years the focus has emphasized servant leadership, authenticity, and charisma. This article focuses on the charismatic leadership theory propounded by Max Weber. This article aims at analyzing the charismatic leadership style of evangelist Reinhard Bonnke. The article starts with a definition of leadership followed by an overview of charismatic leadership and then delves into the life of Bonnke with a biographical sketch of his life. The ...


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