Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
Hyun David Church
Primary Subject Area
Religion, Biblical Studies; Religion, Clergy; Religion, General; Sociology, Ethnic and Racial Studies; Theology
The purpose of this project is to analyze discipleship training Bible study programs developed or used by successful Korean churches and mission groups. The writer will introduce the best model of discipleship program currently practiced by Sarang Presbyterian Church. The discipleship methods will be evaluated, also biblical basis will be traced, and Jesus' methods of discipleship training and the Korean church Bible study texts will be analyzed. Korean-American churches' Bible study texts, which have been used in successful Korean churches, will be surveyed. The survey will test their methods, weaknesses, and strengths. This thesis will discover methods for successful Korean discipleship Bible studies based on questionnaires sent to pastors in Korean-American churches. The project offers practical advice regarding successful discipleship training methodologies educationally.