Browsing Articles by Title

eCommons Repository

Browsing Articles by Title

Sort by: Order: Results:

  • Hill, Joselyn (2010-12-15)
    How are adults in your congregation being educated in the faith? Who are you seeking to satisfy through adult education? Are demand-and-supply or on-time-learning profiles driving adult education in your church? Hill asks ...
  • Larson, Ross Henry (2010-12-13)
    What is an aging Ministry? Is this what we did in our youth when we visited nursing homes in our community? Look for Larson to distinguish between ministry involving elderly persons and ministry among the aging? But aren’t ...
  • Rediger, G. Lloyd (2010-11-22)
    Church administration sounds like an unfeeling and methodical term, derived from bureaucratic religion. Ministry, on the other hand sounds caring and flexible. If we assume that both administration and ministry are important ...
  • Easum, William (2010-12-13)
    Large church, small church, huge staff, minimal staff, the pastors’ drain of spiritual resources may push them out of their comfort limits and close to edge. Easum chooses to deal with the situation of spiritual renewal ...
  • Drury, Keith (2010-12-13)
    Size of the church does not matter when looking at the busyness that can overcome pastors during special holiday seasons. How good are you at where you draw the line of regarding others' expectations of you?
  • Hoke, Renee (2010-12-13)
    Pastors are frequently left out of the loop in the early traumatic phases of identifying and diagnosing breast cancer.The development of a support to the sufferer and her family should be part of the church.
  • Houston, James M. (2010-12-16)
    Animals have the ability to use camouflage to hide themselves from predators. Many humans attempt to hide themselves from God, assuming he is a cosmic predator. In sharpest contrast, our humanity requires that we deliberately ...
  • Ellor, James (2010-12-13)
    When a person is diagnosed with Alzheimers, the entire family is affected.The author calls us to a better understanding of this condition and how to support the person and the family.
  • Willimon, William (2010-12-13)
    Willimon speaks directly to Methodist clergy but readily agrees that ordained leaders of other churches share "certain expectations inherent in any faithful performance of ministry."
  • Schroder, Susan Gregg (2010-12-14)
    All professional people face the challenge of determining the amount of time they devote to job-related and non-job-related activities. Many ministry professionals may find it difficult knowing where to place priorities ...
  • Zahnizer, Matt (2010-12-15)
    Changes in ethnicity are continually observed in our neighborhoods. With the political unrest in the world today, relocation in America presents hope for many people. New immigrants may bring a new language, a new religion, ...
  • Zahniser, Matt (2010-11-22)
    Christians learn how to share the gospel with people living down the street who might be identified as cultural adherents of alternative faiths.
  • Moore, Joy (2010-12-14)
    What is our focus when we consider women as pastors? Are our expectations seen through our culture, tradition, or through the truths of Scripture? Rev. Moore encourages us to see beyond the external and fix our vision on ...
  • Seamands, Stephen (2010-12-13)
    This article presents a view of the concept of Divine justice and human suffering. Each of the three authors deals with responses of anger and the "Why" question. Seamands focuses the reader on the Cross as the instrument ...
  • Dawson, Dilla (2010-12-16)
    individuals require options for training without compromising the value or content of that training. Global University's Berean School of the Bible has the task of meeting these training needs, and has been rising to the ...
  • Bostrom, Kathleen (2010-12-14)
    As the co-pastor in a church ministry, the author shared the difficulties of ministry unique to this arrangement and suggests ways ministry couples may avoid difficult issues while focusing on their ministry to the congregation.
  • DeVries, Helen M.; Yarhouse, Mark A. (2010-12-15)
    This study examines the role of emotional and spiritual resources in caregiver well-being and the perceived helpfulness of specific coping strategies noting that not all coping strategies were equally useful for handling ...
  • Neville, Robert Cummings (2010-11-22)
    Responsible evangelism in America needs to treat our secular society as a mission field, bringing Christianity to a strange, non-Christian culture.
  • Fisher, Terry (2010-12-16)
    Recently I visited a new church plant located in a very wealthy part of town. The goal of the church is to reach the wealthy. As I read their printed materials to understand more about their purpose, I was reminded of an ...
  • Arn, Charles (2010-11-22)
    Helping visitors move from being observers to regular attendees takes a well developed plan of action.

Search eCommons

Browse

My Account