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The purpose of this research is to define the role or the particular identity of the parish pastor who does counseling.
The research was shaped by three questions:
- How does a pastor view a person who ...
The servant's community : a study of the development of a servant style ministry in the inner city (1982)The purpose of the project was to research, report, and evaluate a new low-cost, shared leadership, servant style ministry that has been developed on the west side of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The project report describes ...
This four-unit manual is designed for church leaders as a guide to conflict management in the local congregation It discusses : 1) the theory of organizational conflict management, 2) the compilation of data from a study ...
This research project is designed as a guide to help preachers use metaphors in preaching. It suggests that metaphor is the basis of illustrative material. The paper is composed of four chapters and a bibliography.(1984)
This project is designed as an introductory course in the roots of Reformed spirituality. The course is fashioned with theological students or serious adult students in mind. The course seeks to combine the legitimate ...(1984)
The purpose of this paper is to state clearly and concisely a model for marital therapy. I demonstrate that the model is closely associated with personal assumptions , is based on particular theoretical constructs , and ...
Seeking God's plan : a model for implementing biblical teachings on marriage, divorce, and remarriage in the Tyrone Covenant Presbyterian Church (1984)
This book is a resource for pastors, ruling elders, and laypersons to aid in understanding biblical teaching s on marriage, divorce, and remarriage and in the application of these teachings. It includes an assessment ...(1986)
The purpose of this thesis is two fold: 1) to highlight some of the key elements of the Reformed tradition which I have found helpful in ministering in the congregation I service and 2) to examine the nature of ...(1986)This thesis is based upon the hypothesis that there is validity in integrating theological and psychosocial methodology. A further hypothesis is that there is an identifiable developmental process which is applicable to ...(1986)
This study reports findings based upon reading, PartI, and research, Part II, which describe how the experiences of aging can affect the attitudes older church members have about their congregations.
The opening ...
The use of Milton Erickson's therapeutic style to correlate pastoral therapy and spiritual direction (1987)
This project is intended as a demonstration of how the therapeutic style and techniques of Milton H. Erickson can be utilized in a process of spiritual direction. The issue of the subject/object split, often a problem ...(1987)
This handbook is designed as a resource manual for parents of early adolescents, ages 11-14. It attempts to translate recent research findings about the development of early adolescents and their faith and religious ...(1987)
This manual is designed for both lay and professional church leaders to enable congregations to grow through creative staffing. This study presupposes a working knowledge of church growth principles. The manual has ...
Growing a church : a manual for establishing self-supporting congregations with a reformed perspective (1987)
This manual is written for pastors who are in new church starts, field secretaries, classes 'Church Planning and Development committees, and denominational staff who are in supportive roles for new church development. ...