Date of Award
Major Applied Project
Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
L. Dean Hempelmann
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
1 Peter 2:5,9; 1 Peter 4:10; Ephesians 4:11-12; Ephesians 4:8; John 20:21; Matthew 28:19-20;
There is a need for having more Christians active in building Christ's church. The procedure was to design a process to encourage more people to be active. There was a survey of needs and a personal study of leadership that equips. A small group Bible study was designed and taught to teach the priesthood of all believers, to help people discover spiritual gifts, and to learn personality type. Fifteen people participated in the Bible study. Awareness was increased. An organizational system was designed for helping people begin to serve. Implementation and revision of the process are ongoing.
Lieske, David, "Designing a Member Development Process for Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Delavan, Wisconsin" (1994). Doctor of Ministry Major Applied Project. 104.
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