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D.Min. Participant Resources: Alumni Abstracts

2013 Abstracts

RESTORATION: RESTORING REPENTANT BELIEVERS BACK INTO THE LIFE AND MINISTRY OF THE CHURCH
Kenn L. Bongiorno

HELPING THE HURTING: EVERYDAY APPROACHES TO HEALING AND DELIVERANCE
Bryan R. Davenport

THE JESUS-HEARTED WOMAN: 10 LEADERSHIP QUALITIES FOR ENDURING AND ENDEARING, INFLUENCE
Jodi Detrick

WHY A DECREASING NUMBER OF YOUNG ADULTS SEEK MINISTERIAL CREDENTIALS WITH THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE PERCEPTIONS OF MINISTRY GRADUATES OF THREE AG UNIVERSITIES
James Russell Jessup

THE WARRIOR BIBLE: FOR WARRIORS AND THE MILITARY COMMUNITY
Scott McChrystal

ADVENTURE INTO THE UNKNOWN: LEADING YOUNG ADULTS IN THE DIGITAL INFORMATION AGE TO REDISCOVER AND EMBRACE THE MYSTERY OF GOD AS A DIMENSION OF THE NORMAL CHRISTIAN LIFE
Stephanie Lynn Nance

REACHING PEOPLE FOR CHRIST IN BEDROOM COMMUNITIES: AN EVANGELISM STRATEGY FOR ELIM BAPTIST CHURCH, ISANTI COUNTY, MINNESOTA
Ryan Joseph O'Leary

A LOCAL EXAMPLE TOWARD BRIDGING THE DIVIDE BETWEEN SACRED AND SECULAR: A CASE STUDY IN TRANSFORMATIONAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Svetlana Papazov

THE DOCTRINE OF DIVINE HEALING: A TRAINING SEMINAR FOR LAITY AND CHURCH LEADERS IN THE NORTHEASTERN SECTION OF THE SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND MINISTRY NETWORK OF THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD
Francesco Passamonte

TRANSITIONING THE MINISTRY-TEAM CULTURE OF WESTOVER HILLS ASSEMBLY OF GOD TO FACILITATE CONGREGATIONAL GROWTH AND HEALTH IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
Jim D. Rion

MANAGING THE LIFECYCLE OF A CHRISTIAN MINISTRY: DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN THE NEED FOR INTERVENTION AND THE NECESSITY OF INTERMENT
Lewis R. Shelton

BRIDGING THE GAP: EQUIPPING THE CHURCH TO ENVISION AND EMPOWER WORKPLACE BELIEVERS AS KINGDOM CATALYSTS OF TRANSFORMATION IN THEIR COMMUNITIES
Sharon L. Smith

MANAGING AND REDUCING CONFLICT IN KOREAN-AMERICAN CHURCHES: A SEMINAR FOR ATLANTA-AREA KOREAN PASTORS
Ruth Park Swalve

STIMULATING CHURCH GROWTH THROUGH SCRIPTURALLY-BASED BUSINESS STRATEGIES: TARGETING CHURCHES PLATEAUED OR DECLINING IN ATTENDANCE
Richard Varnell

2012 Abstracts

GOD DWELLING WITH HIS CHILDREN IN PARADISE: A BIBLICAL THEOLOGY OF THE HOLY LAND
Dr. Samuel L. Brelo

Pastors' Kids in Latin America: An Investigation into the Advantages and Disadvantages
of the PK Experience

Dr. Jon Mark Dahlager

UNDERSTANDING BIBLICAL PRODIGALS: PRACTICAL LIFE LESSONS FOR PARENTS
Dr. Lon Flippo

Strengthening Community Service in Church of God in Christ (COGIC) Congregations in the
Greater Houston Area

Dr. Charles Hill

TOWARD A MISSIONAL TRANSFORMATION: A HANDBOOK FOR OHIO CHURCHES IN PURSUIT OF MISSIO DEI
Dr. Robert Vernon Huckleberry

EXTRAVAGANT: LIVING OUT YOUR RESPONSE TO GOD'S OUTRAGEOUS LOVE
Dr. Bryan Jarrett

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IN A POST-LITERARY AGE: A NARRATIVE APOLOGETIC FOR YOUNG DOUBTERS
Dr. Andrew Lovins

IMPLEMENTING PREVENTION AND WELLNESS WORKSHOPS FOR INDIVIDUAL EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH: A PILOT PROJECT FOR WAY OF FAITH ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH, FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA
Dr. Clishia Taylor

FULFILLING THE MANDATE TO CARE FOR THE POOR AND FATHERLESS: A CALL TO ACTION FOR THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD OF TEXAS
Dr. Harry B. Thomassen

ADVANCING EVANGELISTIC MINISTRY: A MODEL FOR THE TRAINING AND SUPPORT OF PENTECOSTAL EVANGELISTS
Dr. Marshall Moore Windsor

MULTIPLYING DISCIPLESHIP THROUGH SCRIPTURE MEMORIZATION
Dr. Darryl E. Wootton

2011 Abstracts

RESTORING THE CENTRALITY OF THE SPIRIT’S EMPOWERMENT FOR CARRYING OUT THE GREAT COMMISSION: A COURSE TO EQUIPCHRISTIANS AT JOURNEY CHURCH IN THE PROCESS OF EVANGELISM
Dr. Scott Bottoms

REVITALIZATION OF THE CHRISTIAN LEADER: A MODEL FOR BUILDING LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS CONDUCIVE TO PERSONAL CHANGE
Dr. Randyl David Brown

ENERGIZING ADULT DISCIPLES TOWARD SPIRITUAL GROWTH AT NEW LIFE CHURCH IN SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI”
Dr. Dan A. Call

STRATEGIES FOR ADVANCING A NEW MINISTRY PHILOSOPHY: EQUIPPING LEADERS FOR ONGOING REVITALIZATION OF MARANATHA WORSHIP CENTER, WICHITA, KANSAS
Dr. Michael Clarensau

THE DEVELOPMENT OF A DIFFERENCE MAKER: SHAPES MENTORING PROGRAM TRAINING
Dr. Jeffrey B. Dorn

 AN INTEGRATED APPROACH FOR RECRUITING, TRAINING, AND DEVELOPING SMALL GROUP LEADERS AT CALVARY ASSEMBLY OF GOD, DOVER, DELAWARE
Dr. Jeffrey A. Dyer

ASSISTING MINISTERS IN MANAGING CONFLICT IN THE CHURCH
Dr. Larry Gunther

ENCOURAGING HOLISTIC MISSION: EMPOWERING THE FULL GOSPEL MISSION OF CAMEROON FOR COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Dr. Jimmie Wayne Lemons

A STRATEGY FOR LEADING SUMMER MISSION EXPERIENCES FOR ASSEMBLIES OF GOD (AG) UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
Dr. David J. Moore

BRIDGING THE GAP: A SEMINAR TO ATTRACT FEMALE MINISTERS TO BECOME CREDENTIALED WITH THE ASSEMBLIES OF GOD
Dr. Ava Kathryn Oleson

ALIGNMENT OF MISSION AND METHOD IN LATIN AMERICA CHILDCARE IN PERU
Dr. William M. Shrader

EFFECTIVE CHRISTIAN WITNESS TO HIGH CASTE HINDUS: A COURSE TO EQUIP THE STUDENTS OF SOUTHERN ASIA BIBLE COLLEGE
Dr. Basant P. Shrestha

2010 Abstracts

Creating a Strategic Church Growth Plan for the Abundant Life of the Assemblies of God in Colchester, Connecticut
Dr. Charles F. Brown

Extension Education: Training Coordinators to Facilitate Distance Education Through the Assemblies of God Bible institute in Belize
Dr. Terry Lane Castleberry

Spirit-Empowered Ministry: A Leadership Development Program for Faith Assembly of God, Dewey, Arizona
Dr. Wendell Lee Clark

Preparing for Mate Selection: A Biblically Based Discipleship Resource for Young Single Women
Dr. Janet Carol Creps

Assessing the Effectiveness of Southwestern Assemblies of God University's Spiritual Formation Course, "Authentic Christianity"
Dr. Clancy Hayes

Remember the Poor: Promoting Compassion Within the Hearts of Malaysian Christians
Dr. Qui Lin Liau

The Beatitudes of Matthew 5:1-12 as a Model for Spiritual Formation in Adults
Dr. Dennis Dean Niles

Creating Vision and inspiring a Hopeful future Through an Appreciative Inquiry at Arena Fijian Assembly of God Church, Sacramento, California
Dr. Walter R. Peavy, Jr.

Developing an Effective Cell Leader Training Model for Bangkok Liberty Church in Thailand
Dr. Anuparp Wichitnantana

 

2009 Abstracts—Click here to download a PDF of the abstracts

Helping Parents Maximize the Spiritual Growth of Children at First Assembly of God in Winston Salem, North Carolina
Dr. Elizabeth B. Ashby

The Dynamic Role of a Doctor of Ministry Education in Facilitating the Personal Transformation of Pentecostal Leaders
Dr. Mark T. Boucher

A Pilot Model for Coaching Second- and Third-Generation Mexican-Americans as Youth Leaders in Springfield, Missouri
Dr. George Cantu

Developing Young Women for Church Leadership
Dr. Virginia A. Christel

Building Interpersonal Skills Among Missioaries in Assemblies of God World Missions Northern Asia Region
Dr. Beth Jeanine Davis

Alaska Theological Extension Education Model Seminary Presentation
Dr. Tommy J. Davis

Ethics for the Military Officer: Teaching Ethics at the Maneuver Support Center for Engineer Officers
Dr. Peter O. Dissmore

Emotional Intelligence: A Biblically Integrated Course for a Masters of Science in Clinical Psychology
Dr. Timothy D. Moyers

Jericho Commission: A Christ-Based Reentry Program Answering the Transitional Difficulties of Christian Ex-Offenders
Dr. Michael L. Reighard

Revitalization and its Application to the Context of Hispanic Ministers in Los Angeles, California
Dr. Alvaro Maximiliano Rivera

Breaking the Growth Barrier at Muskogee First Assembly: Facilitating Assimilation and Developing Community Through Small Group Ministry
Dr. Steven M. Rose

Teen Challenge Best Practices Manual
Dr. George M. Thomas

Training the Leadership Team of Teen Challenge Russia
Dr. Kevin D. Tyler

From Philosophy to Praxis: The Assimilation of Female Credentialed Ministers into the Northwest and Northern California/Nevada Assemblies of God Ecclesiastical Profession
Dr. Ralynn G. Willis

2008 Abstracts

Leadership Development in the Church: Renewal Christian Center, Mitchellville, Maryland
Dr. Albert Appiah

Development of a Course on Conflict Resolution for Messenger College with Implications for the Pentecostal Church of God
Dr. Ron Cannon

Preventing Self-Sabotage: Managing Church Conflict by Increasing Pastoral Emotional Intelligence
Dr. Don Detrick

Leadership Development and Relational Patterns: The Early Church and the Church in Zambia Today
Dr. John Elliott

Biblical Worldview Integration for Effective Ministry
Dr. John Hembree

Suffering as an Integral Component of Christian Life and Ministry: A Comprehensive Biblical Theology
Dr. Gloria Jackson

Healthy Churches: Developing and Maintaining Relationships Among Church Leaders
Dr. Jean Lee

Revitalization of the Pentecostal Church
Dr. Sherry Lee

Equipping the U.S. Army and the Church to Assist Military Persons Experiencing Grief and Bereavement
Dr. Bill Liptrot
           
Leadership Development for Pastors in Zambia
Dr. Philip Mundemba           

A Case Study: Assimilation of Latin America Childcare’s Light and Truth High School Students into Ebenezer Church, Cochabamba, Bolivia
Dr. Steve Potutschnig           

An Interdependence Model for Mission: Alliance Between the Oregon Ministry Network and the Malawi Assemblies of God
Dr. Boyd Powers           

Coaching Alaska Churches and Church Leaders in Purpose and Values
Dr. Henry Reiber               

Ministry to Generation X Students at Teen Challenge International of Mid-America
Dr. Jack Smart           

The Effects of Sin and Righteousness on Aging: The Methuselah Project
Dr. David Spencer           

Assisting Faculty to Integrate Faith and Learning at Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, Georgia
Dr. Mike Stewart           

Instilling a Vision in Tongan Pastors for Church Planting and Growth
Dr. Tottie Taito           

Training Pastors in Emotional Intelligence and Situational Leadership Skills
Dr. Steve Tourville
           
The Beauty of the Balance
Dr. Terry Tramel           

Grief Resolution for Navy Chaplains Denied Promotion
Dr. Olric Wilkins


2007 Abstracts

Preaching in the Midst of Cultural Change: Teaching Students to Connect with Postmoderns
Dr. J. David Arnett

A Model of Interim Pastoral Coaches for Ohio Assemblies of God Churches in Pastoral Transition
Dr. David Bittinger

Racial Reconciliation: A Pilot Program for the Assemblies of God Pastors and the Black Baptist Ministerial Association in Kansas City, Missouri
Dr. Debra Brown

Preaching to a Contemporary World
Dr. David Crosby

Ministry Continuity During Pastoral Change: The Role of the Outgoing Pastor
Dr. Paul Curtis

Planning Pentecostal Preaching
Dr. Steve Eustler

Native American Marital Communication Skills
Dr. John Knoles

A Call to Commitment from Hebrews, James, 1 and 2 Peter, and Jude: A Discovery Series Textbook Designed for Bible Colleges in Africa
Dr. Annette Newberry

Managing Conflict: Training Strong People to Pull Together in the Same Direction
Dr. Ron Sommers

Equipping the Assemblies of God in Honduras to Raise Awareness of Child Sexual Abuse
Dr. Barbara Strickland

A Resource to Promote Longevity in the Careers of Young Ministers
Dr. Gerry White

Seminar in Mormon Theology and How to Witness to Mormons
Dr. Willard "Woody" Wilkinson

The Development of an Integrated Pastoral Care Response System to Illness, Crisis, and Grief at North Point Church, Springfield Missouri
Dr. Peggy Wobbema

2006 Abstracts

Ensuring a Future: Toward A More Collaborative Approach to Pentecostal Leadership Development in Post-Soviet Republics
Dr. W. Lee Allison

Coaching Pastors Towards the Principles of a Learning Organization
Dr. Chip Block

A Course on Indigenous Church Principles for Native American Leaders in the North-Central Region of the United States
Dr. John R. Davis

Creating a Basic Pentecostal Discipleship Course for Muslim Background Believers
Dr. Ken Ferguson

Joyful in My House: Inviting Postmoderns into the Life of Prayer
Dr. Chuck Haavik

Recommendations for Multi-Ethnic Urban Church Ministry: Based on a Case Study of the Highland Church in Jamaica, New York
Dr. Victor Joseph

Developing a Team Leadership Seminar for the Bible School Directors and Executive Presbytery of the Assemblies of God in Colombia, South Africa
Dr. Michael Lawrence

Assessment of Pastoral Preparation of Alaska Natives in the Assemblies of God
Dr. Norman R. Lindsay

Workplace Missions From the Majority World: Developing a Training Model for Malawian Missionaries
Dr. Enson Mbilikile Lwesya

Introducing Spiritual Direction a Spiritual Direction Program at Orlando Regional Healthcare
Dr. Kenneth L. Nolen

Pentecostals and the “New” Anti-Semitism: Walking in the Fruit and Fullness of the Spirit for the Sake of the Jewish People
Dr. Lois Olena

An Integrated Mentoring Model for Developing Morally and Spiritually Strong Leaders in the Local Church
Dr. Louis Selzer

2005 Abstracts

The Prison Epistles: An Independent Study Text
Dr. LeRoy R. Bartel

Empowerment: Implications of Jesus' Leadership in Luke's Gospel for the Pastoral Team at First Assembly of God in Des Moines, Iowa
Dr. John A. Battaglia

Revitalizing a Small Plateaued Church Through the We Build People Discipleship Model
Dr. William Blair

Developing a Model of Forgiveness and Reconciliation for Lebanon First Assembly of God, Lebanon, Missouri
Dr. Joseph C. Campbell

Empowering Indigenous Leaders for the Alaska Context of Ministry
Dr. Lattis R. Campbell

Leading Pastors and Local Churches in Compassion Ministries
Dr. Bob Houlihan

A Training Course for Teachers of Children and Youth in Messianic Congregations in Israel
Dr. Theresa (Terry) Hughes

Empowered for Global Mission: A Missio-Pneumatological Investigaion of Acts
Dr. Dezil R. Miller

New Life Church, Springfield, Missouri: A Case Study in Postmodern Ministry
Dr. Steve Smallwood

Establishing a Doctoral Graduate Profile at Assist the African Assemblies of God in Developing the Nature and Structurefor an African Doctoral Program
Dr. James Thacker

Training Care Facilitators to Nurture Relationships Among Missionaries
Dr. Faye Tidwell

2004 Abstracts

Enhancing Communication in Sermons through Illustration
Dr. Larry Booze

A Training Seminar to Assist International Student Ministry Staff Regarding Post Academic Transition
Dr. Barry Chole

An Evaluation of the Indiana Plan: Using Presbyters to Nurture Relationships Among Ministers
Dr. Robert Cook

Managing Conflict Situations at the CoxHealth Trauma Center: Understanding and Responding to the Difficult Family
Dr. Larry Cooper

Leading the Pentecostal Worship Service
Dr. David DeGarmo

Women’s Ministries for the 21st Century: A Multi-generational Model
Dr. Kay Gross

A Pentecostal Approach to Christian Witness in a Postmodern World
Dr. James Hatch

Equipping and Empowering the People of God: Developing the People of God through Team Leadership and Ministry
Dr. Michael Jaffe

A Comprehensive Strategy to Attract Generation X Servicemembers to a Military Chapel Worship Service
Dr. Douglas Kinder

Beyond the Indigenous Church: A Biblical Model for Leadership Development for the Assemblies of God in sub-Saharan Africa
Dr. Bill Kirsch

Training the House of God for Small Group Revitalization New Hope Church, Southwest Ranches, Florida
Dr. David Lively

Faith in Suffering: A Course for Pastoral Care Givers
Dr. Vincent Marrandino

Building Effective Ministry Teams for Aspiring Church Planters
Dr. Paul Martinez

Developing Growing Evangelistic Churches: A Case Study of the Three Growing Churches in East Africa
Dr. Barnabas Mtokambali

Conflict Management: Equipping Victory Family Centre’s Church Planting Teams
Dr. Lily Soh

Organic Spirituality: An Organizing Principle and Assessment Instrument for Christian Discipleship
Dr. Randy Walls

2003 Abstracts

A Plan For Maturing Members At Calvary Chapel
Dr. Douglas Earls

Small Groups: An Approach To Enhance Spiritual Formation and Community Within All Nations Church, Hampton, Virginia
Dr. Ronald Gavin

Marriage and Family Textbook For Global University
Dr. Wayde I. Goodall

Closing the Church’s Backdoor: A Seminar Designed to Develop Nigerian Assemblies of God Leaders Who Would More Effectively Assimilate and Retain People in Their Churches
Dr. John O. Ikoni

Believer Empowerment Seminar for Praise Assembly of God in Derby, Kansas
Dr. Milton J. Krans

A Guide Manual For Utilizing Electronic Resources In Spanish For Graduate Theological Education In Latin America
Dr. Larry D. McNeill

Hispanic Church Planting Initiative in The North Carolina District of the Assemblies of God
Dr. Reginald Stone

A Resource To Assist Ministers In The Awareness And Prevention Of Ministerial Sexual Misconduct
Dr. Cheryl A. Taylor

A Case Study Of An Effective Church Plant In Brighton, Michigan
Dr. Bradley Trask

Implementing A New Testament Diaconate In The International Christian Assembly, Sasebo, Japan
Dr. Paul Williams

Instituting a Small Group Ministry at Wheatland Harvest Church, Wheatland, California
Dr. Grady C. Windham

Improving the Coaching Skills of Sectional Presbyters in the Southern Missouri District Council
Dr. Mark Wootton

Bible College Lectures on the History of the Assemblies of God of Burkina Faso
Dr. Etienne Zongo

2002 Abstracts

2002 D.Min. Project Abstracts (138K PDF file, Download Help, Download Time Calculator) This document includes the following abstracts:

  • Motivating and Preparing Pastors For Small, Rural Churches
    Dr. Ralph V. Adcock
  • Mentoring Emerging Pacific Leaders in Fiji and Tonga
    Dr. Judith A. Cagle
  • Leadership Development in Asia Pacific
    Dr. Wayne E. Cagle
  • Using Small Groups to Build Community—Bethany Christian Assembly, Everett, Washington
    Dr. Robert J. Carlson
  • Communicating with Postmoderns: A Doctor of Ministry Elective Class on Ministry in the Postmodern Context
    Dr. Earl G. Creps
  • Developing Team Characteristics in Pastoral Staff at Radiant Church Assembly of God, Colorado Springs, Colorado
    Dr. Timothy A. Hager
  • Developing a Seminar on the Baptism in the Holy Spirit for Assemblies of God Churches in the Kentucky District
    Dr. Arthur D. Heinz
  • Facilitating Health and Growth in New Hope Church, Thousand Oaks, California, by Discovering and Intervening in its “Minimum Factor.”
    Dr. Kent J. Ingle
  • Breaking Growth Barriers in Small Group Ministry, Glad Tidings Assembly of God, Decatur, Illinois
    Dr. Lori S. O’Dea
  • The Identification and Implementation of Servant Leader Characteristics in Montana and North Dakota Churches of the Assemblies of God
    Dr. Howard Young

2001 Abstracts

Conflict Management Training for Local Church Leaders In the Illinois District of the Assemblies of God
Dr. Gary R. Allen

A Strategy for Refocusing Christian Outreach Center of West Columbia, S.C. to Reach the Unchurched of Columbia, SC, and Neighboring Communities
Dr. Steven C. Allen

Understanding Conflict in One Local Church: A Single Case-Study of St. John’s United Church of Christ Springfield, Missouri, Based on the Family Systems Theory
Dr. Sol Codillo, Jr.

Team Leadership: A 21st Century Guide for Senior Pastors Overseeing a Multiple Staff
Dr. James L. Davis

Church Revitalization in the Northern Missouri District of the Assemblies of God: A Training Seminar for Pastors
Dr. Gary A. Denbow

Understanding the Unchurched in Your Community: A Module of Study Taught at Southwestern Assemblies of God University
Dr. Jim L. McCorkle

A Reconciliation Colloquium for Church Leaders in Suriname
Dr. Douglass P. Norwood

An Introductory Course in the Theology of Mission For Overseas Bible Schools
Dr. Robert C. Rose

A Spiritual Transformation program for Resident Students at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Dr. Jay P. Taylor

Presidential Response to the First Annual Doctor of Ministry Symposium
Dr. Byron D. Klaus

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