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2012

Liberty University

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Full-Text Articles in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Tax Planning For Incoming Professional Team Athletes, John Karaffa Jan 2012

Tax Planning For Incoming Professional Team Athletes, John Karaffa

Faculty Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Michael Oakeshott: Lectures In The History Of Political Thought Study Guide, 2012, Steven A. Samson Jan 2012

Michael Oakeshott: Lectures In The History Of Political Thought Study Guide, 2012, Steven A. Samson

Faculty Publications and Presentations

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Pornography And Human Trafficking: The Beliefs Of The Effects Of Personal Pornography Use, Chelsea M. Thompson Jan 2012

Pornography And Human Trafficking: The Beliefs Of The Effects Of Personal Pornography Use, Chelsea M. Thompson

Senior Honors Theses

Each individual has different beliefs about the effects of pornography use in relation to the self, a romantic relationship, the family, and society as a whole. There is research that shows pornography tends to negatively affect these areas of life and there is also evidence for some human trafficking occurring within the pornography industry. Thus, the ultimate goal of this thesis is to not only assess what people believe about those involved in the pornography industry, but to test whether information about the pornography industry might change people’s beliefs about their personal pornography use. Human nature tends to not ...


A Comprehensive And Individual Perspective: A New Model For Assessing Missionary Needs In Order To Prevent Burnout, Kyra Schellenberger Jan 2012

A Comprehensive And Individual Perspective: A New Model For Assessing Missionary Needs In Order To Prevent Burnout, Kyra Schellenberger

Senior Honors Theses

In the last 20-30 years, missionary burnout has become a popular topic in the missionary care and support community. Although much research has been done on the issue, few studies have provided a comprehensive approach to the study and appropriate care of these missionaries. The goal of this research was to present a model that more accurately represented missionary struggles while incorporating past findings on missionary burnout. Four retired missionaries were interviewed about their experiences on the field, and their estimation of the model’s relevancy and helpfulness. Despite similar experiences amongst the participants, the responses further confirmed the individual ...


The Significance Of Developing Core Counseling Competencies In Pastoral Care Ministry, Craig L. Younce Jan 2012

The Significance Of Developing Core Counseling Competencies In Pastoral Care Ministry, Craig L. Younce

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

The purpose of this thesis project is to present the importance of developing four specific core competencies in the area of pastoral counseling. It is problematic that most pastors have received minimal or no training in counseling resulting in inadequate therapy when parishioners seek pastoral counseling during times of crisis. The material presented in this thesis project enables pastoral care givers to become proficient counselors through a series of learning objectives, best practices, critical tasks, and accomplished practices directed toward improving counseling competencies in the area of personal, marriage, and family counseling. Additionally, this project addresses the problem of pornography ...