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Dissertations from 2019

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Capitalizing on my African American Christian Heritage in the Cultivation of Spiritual Formation and Contemplative Spiritual Disciplines, Claire Appiah

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God Likes Sex: Conversations Integrating Spirituality and Sexuality, Jennie Armstrong

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Social Media Polarization and the Ministry of Reconciliation, Douglas Bursch

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Retaining Second Career Pastors in Recognized Ministry, David L. Carringer

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Rethinking Foreign Missions: How Churches Can Engage in Global Missionary Work Without Leaving Their Communities, Stuart Alan Cocanougher

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Revitalizing the Church Through Reaching Men With Families, Mike Conan

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Breaking Evangelical: an Attachment-Focused Framework for Healing Spiritual Trauma, Ashley M. Davis

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The Melody of Mutuality: Integrating Theological and Psychological Principles for Egalitarian Churches to Better Support Marriages, Jennifer J. Dean-Hill

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Using Comedy to Build Community in Local Churches: How Laughing Together Can Bring People Together, Jason T. Deuman

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YidBrik: Historical, Practical, Relational, and Theological Concepts and Challenges in Jewish-Christian Relations, Jonathan Esterman

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Soul Journey: Rediscovering the Sacred Paths for Body, Heart, and Mind, Christopher Fillingham

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A Journey Through the Traditional and Biblical Church Leadership Practices: With Special Consideration to Administering the Church Ordinances, Lynda Wright Gittens

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Through the Valley of Darkness: Spiritual Formation for Pain Sufferers Within the Context of Evangelicalism Today, Michael Golden

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“Me? An Addict?” Good News For Shame and Addiction, Rebecca Grisell

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Reframing the Gospel For Millennials: A Study in Shame, Identity, and Belonging, Douglas Heck

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A Story, Metaphor, and a Matrix for the Truly Rural Church That Grows Christ Followers in an Uncertain Future, Lon Hider

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A New Koinonia: Rediscovering Community Through Online Communities of Practice, Christal M. N. Jenkins

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Forming Anglican Wayfinders in Aotearoa: A Contextual Approach to Ministerial Preparation, Karen Kemp

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The Ecumenical Remnant: Using a Narrative Approach to Revelation to Form Missional Imagination in an Adventist Context, Michael Larson

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Re-Imagining the Lord's Supper as a Place of Belonging and Hospitality in the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ, Katy Drage Lines

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The Promise and Purpose of Love and Belonging in Shaping the Spiritual Destiny of Sixth Graders, Jim Newby

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The End Signs! Are We Getting the Message?, Terry L. Rankin

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Local Church Revitalization Through Christological Discipleship, Philip Rolsing

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Embracing the Experience of Glossolalia (“Speaking in Tongues”) as a Principal Discipline of Christian Spiritual Formation, Patricia A. Ruse

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Exploring Leadership in the Middle: an Application of Schon's Reflective Conversation—a Decision-Making Process for Assemblies of God World Missions Area Directors, James A. Sabella

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Millennial World-Changers: Engaging This Cause-Driven Generation, Katheryn Anne Saunders

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Becoming Stuck in Complicated Grief: Turning Loss Into Resilience, Hope, and Healing, Elizabeth (Pam) Strachan-Proudfit

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Renewing the Jesus Movement in the Episcopal Church: Weaving Good News Into Spiritual Formation, Robert Swope

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Children's Faith Formation As Mutually Transforming Opportunity: Leading Systemic Change, Robin Michelle Turner

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The Identification of and Solution to Commonly Held Evangelical Beliefs and Perspectives That Create Barriers to Spiritual Formation, Ken Van Vliet

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Women in Church Leadership: Raising the Awareness of Women's Contributions to the Kingdom of God in the Christian Reformed Church, Mary Walker

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My Daily Labor to Pursue: A Wesleyan Perspective on the Integration of Faith and Work, Jason Wellman

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Rethinking Evangelism as Discipleship: Equipping Followers to Live Incarnational Lives Outside the Walls, Lisa A. Willey

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Optimism For Church Growth: Encouraging Lessons From Christian Revivalists For Generations Primed to Flourish, Michael L. Wilson

Dissertations from 2018

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Food and Faith: Making Food and Eating Choices Based on Evidence and Faith, James David Ahasay

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Transforming Drug Addicts' Lives: Restoration Christian Outreach Community (RCOC) In Northwest Mississippi, Rose Maria McCarthy Anding

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Creating an International Learning Community, Marc D. Andresen

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Following the Man of Sorrows: A Theology of Suffering for Spiritual Formation, David Russell Beach

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Developing Gospel Movement Leaders, Jacqueline E. Bland

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A Portrait of a Successful Pastor: Reanimating the Pastor as Shepherd in a Success Oriented Culture, Steve Bontrager

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Oral Culture and Digital Natives: What the American Church Can Learn from the Mission Field, Pamela Jean Hiscock Braman

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How Does the Presence and Management of Leadership Tension Affect Leaders and the Organizations They Lead?, Aaron A. Cole

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The Church Has Left the Building: A Leadership Perspective of Online Church versus Traditional Church, Valerie E. Crumpton

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Faith Formation in a Frantic World: Leverage Your Phone to Transform Your Heart and Mind, Gregg Peter Farah

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Reviving Aspects of Ateetee: An Arsi Oromo Women's Musical Ritual to Empower Women to Protect Their Human Rights and Participate in Society's Social and Religious Life, Talilee B. Fiqruu

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Principles for Success in Succession of the Senior Leader, Phillip D. Goldsberry Sr.

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Between Breaths: the Dialogic Shape of Christian Authority, Meghan Larissa Good

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The Jesus Quotient: IQ -> EQ -> AQ, Jennie A. Harrop

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A Discussion Starter on the Possibilities and Implications of Cultural Intelligence for Worship, Garfield O. Harvey

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Shema, Shabbat, Shalom, and a Savior: Implications for Pastoral Ministry, Richard Hovey

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The Contemporary Problems and Solutions that Influence the Exodus Population of Christians, Laura Lynn Howard

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Transcendence at the Table: a Transfigurational Experience for Ecclesia while Breaking Bread Together, Julia Rachelle Hurlow

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EPIC Discipleship Model for the Korean Millennials Through a Hybrid Program, Young-Hoon Jin

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A Study in Worship: Blending the African American Style of Preaching with Epic Preaching, Jamale D. Kempt

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Engaging Millennials through the Tradition of the Holy Spirit and Mission of the Assemblies of God, Jason D. Kennedy

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A Cost-Sensitive Model for Revitalizing United Methodist Churches, Kory Knott

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A Rhythm, Ritual and Rule for a Wisdom Monastic Community for Second Half of Life Pilgrims, Mary Laymon

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Fostering Equanimity through Spiritual Disciplines to Increase Undergraduate Retention at Greenville University, Patrick Monroe Miller

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Never Alone: Discovering the Path to Burnout Avoidance, Rick Millikin

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Key Components of a Culturally Relevant Multiethnic Church Model, Pablo Morales

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Pastoral Well-Being & Beyond: Three Streams of Pastoral Health and Personal Development, Brandon J. Morrow

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The Digital Catechism: Confirmation for a Digital World, James Mueller

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Where the Desert Fathers and Mothers Meet Permaculture, Brenda Nagunst

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Narrative-Based Visual Theology for Oral Learning Pastor Training, Raymond Neu

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Pastoral Leadership for the Small, Rural Church: the Second Career Pastor, Randall C. Nichols

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Discipleship for the Next Generation: Engaging the Emerging Generation, Kevin Norwood

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Working Priests: Improving the Care for Vineyard Bivocational Pastors, Aaron Peterson

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The Transformation of Asian Fathers: From Distant, Income Provider and Disciplinarian to Forgiven, Discipler & Benefactor, Victor Quon

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Wrestling for the Souls of the Survivors: Helping Partners who are Married to Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, John N. Raymond

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Satanic Influences in the American Christian Church in a Post-Modern Consumer Society, Jerry F. Ressa

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Creating Dialogical Preaching Experiences, Nathan A. Rouse

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Towards Women Leaders in the Palestinian Evangelical Church, Madleine Sara

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A Semiotic Approach to Conflict Transformation: Can Signs and Symbols Help Make Peace?, Samuel Kefas Sarpiya

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The Spirit-Led Coach: an Alternative Approach to Athletic Coaching, Sean Silverii

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Her Story: Forming a Woman's Voice in the Pulpit, Mindy Smith

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Forming Resilient Rostered Ministers: a Proposed Model for First Call Ministry Formation for the North/West Lower Michigan Synod-ELCA, Christian A. Timm

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The Last Judge: Shepherding and Parenting the Church and Laity through a 21st Century Family Dynamic, Kevin Anthony Wade

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The Future of Undergraduate Biblical Higher Education: ABHE and the Bible College Movement, T. Scott Womble

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Crossing Lines/Weaving Lives: Storytelling as a Means of Building Bridges across the Progressive/Conservative Divide, Jennifer Yocum

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God With/In: Heal the World. Sing the Good News, Amanda Zentz-Alo

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Creating an Officer Lifescape: a Path for the Vocational and Spiritual Formation of Salvation Army Officer-Moms, Janene Zielinski

Dissertations from 2017

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The Ecological Gift of Spiritual Formation: A Renewal for Healthy Clergy, Jody Becker

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Cultivating Contemplative Availability, Ronald Charles Coward Jr.

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Infusing a Paradigm of Mission and Multiplication into the Greater Ohio District of the Wesleyan Church, Christopher Dyer

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In the Way They Should Go: Nurturing the Relational and Spiritual Nature of Children, Jamee Free

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Missionary Reentry Transition and Disrupted Spiritual Friendships: An Introduction to Practical Theological Consideration of Transition and Ambiguity in Life Together in Christ, Gail Hutchinson

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Praying about Forgiveness in Japanese, English, and beyond Words: Bilingualism as an Underexplored Resource for Christian Spiritual Formation, Andrea Lundquist Johnson

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Come to the Table: An Ancient-Future Ecclesiology, Christopher Lapp

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A Church Family's Path through Founding Pastor Transition, Nick Martineau

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Revitalization of Assemblies of God Churches in Stagnation or Decline, Mark L. Merrill

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Roots, Routes, And Religion: Calling Playful Pilgrims To Follow The Way Of Jesus, Pamela Morse

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Missional Communities: Why They Are Failing and How to Help Them Thrive, Matthew L. Murphy

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Aging Gracefully: The Art of Elegant Kenosis, Mary A. Pandiani

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Innovation and the Local Congregation: Unleashing the Creative Power of Communities of Faith, Dan S. Poffenberger

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Meaning-Making as a Formational Pathway for Christian Adolescents, Timothy C. Prewette

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The Restoration-Focused Church, David Ralph

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The Story Pastor: A Faithful and Fruitful Identity for Pastors, Jordan Rimmer

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The Established and the Unfolding Tension: A Resonance of Renewal for the Church of the Nazarene, Nathan Michael Roskam

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Giving Permission for Creative Preaching in the Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod: Returning to Our Creative Roots, Glen Schlecht

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Inner Healing and Deliverance as an Essential Component of the Discipleship Structure of the Local Church, Jonathan Lee Shoo Chiang