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Equipping the Members of Appleton Christian Church through Training and Support to Increase their Participation in Pastoral Care Visitations in Hospitals, Nursing Homes, and Hospice Facilities
Recognizing the biblical mandate for member involvement (Ephesians 4:11-13) and the call for every Christian to care for one another (2 Corinthians 1:3-5) this paper presents the process used to increase the involvement ...
Secondary Traumatic Stress Disorder: Compassion Fatigue as a Condition among Ministers of the Stone-Campbell Movement
A research on secondary traumatic stress, also known as "compassion fatigue," or "vicarious trauma," a condition that impacts ministers in their roles as care-givers. Care-givers are the ones who run toward trauma while ...
Let's Pray: The Study and Practice of Prayer at Fern Creek Christian Church
Prayer is weird. We know we should pray. Not only is it following Jesus' example but our own experiences confirm that God does hear and respond. However, too often our growth as people of prayer is stunted. This thesis ...
Bound By Blood: Re-Discovering the Church as a Family at the Church at Redstone
Jesus and the New Testament writers described the church as a family. This doctor of ministry project explores the historical and biblical foundations of the church as a strong-group family and considers practices that may ...