Students will be given a profile of ZION REVIVAL CHURCH – including information about the congregational demographics, local area, leadership structure and financial information. Students will analyse the data provided, identify potential problem areas and suggest at least three modifications to ensure the ongoing health of the congregation, its staff and its members, as well as its ability to relate to the local community.
Students are expected to engage with at least 12 academic sources for this assignment. An abstract is required, along with the current cover page.
? For relevant academic sources STRICTLY use ONLY from : Christian Denomination : Pentecostal, Charismatic, Baptist, and Protestant. Pls DON’T use from following resources: Catholic, Mormon, New Age, Jehovah Witness or any spiritual movements or cults.
? DON’T use any general websites : ie blog, general devotions, TV, any commercial networking. STRICTLY use academic sources only (books and articles from scholars). Remember that general websites (such as Wikipedia or Religion Facts) are not considered academic sources.
? Please provided with the correct links of sources. I MUST be able to look them up or view them to make sure they are scholarly. FAIL to do this, it will be considered PLAGIARISM.
? Please reference according to the Turabian Style.
Academic Sources : (you can also use other academics sources your own)
Artson, B.S. Gift of Soul, Gift of Wisdom: A Spiritual Resource for Mentoring and Leadership. Berham House, Inc, 2006.
Daman, G.C. Leading the Small Church: How to Develop a Transformational Ministry. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Kregel, 2006.
Dorsett, T.W. Developing Leadership Teams in the Bivocational Church. Bloomington, Indiana: CrossBooks, 2010.
Dreier, M.S.D. Created and Led by the Spirit: Planting Missional Congregations. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2013.
Fearon, H.D. & Mikoski, G.S. Straining at the Oars: Case Studies in Pastoral Leadership. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2013.
Gula, R.M. Just Ministry: Professional Ethics for Pastoral Ministers. Mahwah, New Jersey: Paulist Press, 2010.
Malphurs, A. A New Kind of Church: Understanding Models of Ministry for the 21st Century. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Books, 2007.
Malphurs, A. Advanced Strategic Planning: A New Model for Church and Ministry Leaders. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Books, 2005.
Mancini, W. Church Unique: How Missional Leaders Cast Vision, Capture Culture and Create Movement. San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass, 2008.
O’Brien, B.J. The Strategically Small Church: Intimate, Nimble, Authentic and Effective. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Bethany House, 2010.
Plueddemann, J.E. Leading Across Cultures: Effective Ministry and Mission in the Global Church. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 2009.
Tomberlin, J. & Bird, W. Better Together: Making Church Mergers Work. San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass, 2012.
Van Deusen Hunsinger, D & Latini, T.F. Transforming Church Conflict: Compassionate Leadership in Action. Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster John Knox Press, 2013.
Welsh, R. Church Administration. Second Edition. Nashville, Tennessee: B&H Publishing, 2011.
Westing, H.J. Church Staff Handbook: How to Build an Effective Ministry Team. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Kregel, 2012.