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Establishing Elders in Cross-Cultural Communities
Elders have held places of leadership among God’s people since at least the days of Moses. Today, elders help pastors lead a congregation through many roles. The office of elders is invaluable to a pastor and his church. ...
The Role of the Pastoral Ministry in the Context of a Lutheran Elementary School
The purpose of this thesis is to examine the role and function a pastor performs in the context of a Lutheran elementary school ministry. Recent decades have have brought with them severe challenges for the Lutheran ...
The Target of Paul's Polemic: A Dialogue with the New Perspective
What attitude was Paul opposing when he said that “a man is justified by faith apart from works of the law” (Romans 3:28)? The traditional view has been that Paul was opposing works righteousness, the idea that says, “I ...
Christ at Home: Addressing the Need for Family Devotions
This paper addresses the lack of devotional activity among today’s Christian families and seeks to give pastors and parents the motivation and direction needed to implement home devotions in the family. After considering ...
The Influence of the Pharisaic Movement on the Preservation of a Jewish Identity During the Intertestamental Period
This paper explores the influence of the Pharisees in the preservation of a Jewish Identity during the Intertestamental Period. This paper focuses on the impact of the Pharisees on the nation of Israel in both the spiritual ...
Helping New Members Transition from Bible Information Class to Personal Bible Study
For many adult confirmation students, in-depth study of the Bible ends when they complete the final pages of their Bible Information Class. During multiple weeks and months these new members are instructed in the truths ...