Date of Award
Major Applied Project
Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
Psalm 133:1-3; Ephesians 2:13-15; Luke 5:10; 1 Corinthians 1:9; 1 Corinthians 12:12; 1 Timothy 2:3-4; Matthew 16:18-19; Romans 15:9; Ephesians 4:5, 6; Romans 13:1-4;
Hesse, Brian J. “Best Practices in LCMS Congregational Mergers into Multisite Ministries.” Doctor of Ministry. Major Applied Project, Concordia Seminary, 2018. 171 pp.
In this MAP the process of a church merger is evaluated for the development of Best Practices in LCMS Congregational Mergers into Multisite Ministries. These best practices aredeveloped with special considerations towards LCMS ecclesiology, missiology and Martin Luther’s Distinction of God’s Two Kingdoms. Best practice recommendations are included for LCMS church mergers, especially for those congregations considering multisite ministry.
Hesse, Brian, "Best Practices in LCMS Congregational Mergers into Multisite Ministries" (2018). Doctor of Ministry Major Applied Project. 116.
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