Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Divinity (M.Div)


Practical Theology

First Advisor

Charles Knippel

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

1 Corinthians 14:40; Luke 9:62; 1 Peter 5:8; Acts 20:28; Ephesians 4:12;


The purpose of this paper is to discuss the possible uses and potential benefits to the church on the congregational level of highly technological advances in the area of data management and information handling. More specifically, this discussion will center around the feasibility of the use of the small computer in the parish setting, including areas not only involving the financial and bookkeeping functions of the congregation but also, and in more detail, other potential uses of a computer system which could benefit the mission and ministry of the parish.

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